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Saturday, November 1, 2014


Bulls return to Big Oil in a big way

Fri 12:14 PM CT
Big Oil has taken a beating, but now the bulls are back. Our systems show heavy call buying in Exxon Mobile, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, and the Market Vectors Oil Services Fund.
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Trade bets on big gains in S&P 500

Fri 11:19 AM CT

A large trade is looking for gains of more than 10 percent in the benchmark index, which has been running higher from its recent low in the last two weeks.


Videocast: VIX call buying slows

Fri 11:00 AM CT

With today's big rally, Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says traders are pulling back from their recent wave of call buying in the volatility index.


Notable option trades in equities

Fri 10:42 AM CT

Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with unusual option activity on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.


Midday index, ETF option volumes

Fri 10:17 AM CT

Total option volume is very strong at more than 8 million so far today, with bullish sentiment driving the major indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER data systems.


MasterCard seen holding gains

Fri 9:33 AM CT

The credit-card company surged to a new all-time high this morning, and one trader is betting that those gains will stick.


Cramer: Find best-of-breed stocks

Fri 8:02 AM CT

When you get a chance because someone's squawking about Fed tightening or worries over European slowness or Chinese sluggishness, remember these franchises and who captains them.


Stocks rally on Japanese stimulus

Fri 7:10 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are up a full percentage point, placing the index on track for its first move above 2000 in more than a month. The biggest move occurred in Tokyo, where the Nikkei surged almost 5 percent.


American Electric, Entergy draw bulls

Fri 6:14 AM CT

Utilities have been ripping higher recently, and yesterday there was bullish option activity in these two power companies.


FireEye calls stack up like kindling

Fri 5:47 AM CT

The network-security company drew bullish option activity yesterday for the third time in less than a week, ahead of its earnings report next Tuesday.

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