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Wednesday, November 26, 2014


Will Eagle Materials take wing again?

Wed 12:20 PM CT
The provider of building materials attracted a complex bullish position today as traders looked for the company to benefit from a stronger housing market and growing economy.
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Bearish play in Diamond Offshore

Wed 11:15 AM CT

The energy producer's shares have fallen to their lowest level in 10 years, and puts dominate today's option activity in the name.


Notable option trades in equities

Wed 10:29 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

Wed 10:16 AM CT

Total option volume is predictably light ahead of Thanksgiving at 4.1 million so far, with relatively low numbers in the primary indexes and ETFs, optionMONSTER data systems show.


Show of support in regional banks

Wed 9:55 AM CT

Long-term put selling is betting that the S&P Regional Banking Fund will hold recent gains with shares not far off eight-month highs.


What's behind put buying in ADP

Wed 9:33 AM CT

Traders are positioning for a possible pullback by mid-January in shares of Automatic Data Processing, which reached an all-time closing high on Nov. 13.


Cramer: What drives this market

Wed 8:02 AM CT

Before you think that we are way too high given that good news is bad news because the Fed will tighten, remember that the Fed isn't the deciding point any more. It's growth and it's profits.


Stocks drift before Thanksgiving

Wed 7:04 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are up less than 0.1 percent in what will likely be light trading on Thanksgiving eve. Europe is fractionally higher, while China rallied overnight.


Bears turn fast money in energy

Wed 6:14 AM CT

optionMONSTER's systems detected bearish activity in two of the sector's key names yesterday, and both trades earned profits of more than 100 percent by the end of the session.


Outerwall faces bearish spread

Wed 5:47 AM CT

The company, which operates the Redbox DVD-rental kiosks, shot to a five-month high of $73.33 in the previous session after announcing that it would raise prices.

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