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Thursday, September 18, 2014


The Hedge

Thu 2:14 PM CT

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Target bulls come back for more

Thu 12:17 PM CT
The company has been fighting its way back along with other retailers and as it recovers from a widespread credit-card breach.
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Limited gains seen in German fund

Thu 11:06 AM CT

A trader is selling calls in the iShares MSCI Germany Fund, betting that gains will be limited through the end of the year.


Notable option trades in equities

Thu 10:47 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

Thu 10:10 AM CT

Total option volume is running above average at 6.1 million so far, with mixed action in the primary indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER data systems.


Bear pounces on consumer staples

Thu 9:42 AM CT

One trader is betting that the SPDR Consumer Staples Fund will pull back from current levels near all-time highs.


Trader is staying bearish on EDMC

Thu 9:05 AM CT

An unusual trade is betting on more new lows in shares of the education company, rolling to October in-the-money puts.


Cramer: Good news for tech names

Thu 8:09 AM CT

A lot of big funds have learned that they don't need to sell much more in other stocks to get as much Alibaba as they need. And that's good news for high-multiple techs.


Futures advance on easy money

Thu 7:14 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are up 0.4 percent, while most European markets are up 0.5 percent to 1 percent. Asia was mixed overnight, with India ripping almost 2 percent and Japan gaining more than 1 percent.


PulteGroup draws huge bullish bet

Thu 5:16 AM CT

The homebuilder closed above its 200-day moving average yesterday for the first time since gapping down with disappointing quarterly results on July 24.


Boardwalk bulls see further upside

Thu 4:45 AM CT

The natural-gas pipeline operator lost more than half its value between late 2013 and early this year, then turned around and proceeded to rally more than 60 percent through late August.

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