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Monday, September 1, 2014

SPX

When rolling makes good sense

Mon 7:05 AM CT
Unlike most other things that expire, option positions can be rolled to different time frames or strikes to adjust a trade. Here's why that is often worth considering.
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SPX
CTRP

Call buyers hope to fly with Ctrip.com

Fri 12:21 PM CT

The Chinese online travel agency has pulled back since hitting an all-time high earlier this month, but shares are now trying to bounce off their 50-day moving average.

VIX

Videocast: VIX pits quiet down

Fri 11:07 AM CT

Despite persistent geopolitical issues, Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says volatility trading is slow ahead of the three-way weekend.

VXX

Midday index, ETF option volumes

Fri 10:10 AM CT

Total option volume is predictably light at 3.8 million contracts on this Friday before the three-day weekend, with the typical indexes and ETFs leading the way.

MCHP

Volatility play targets Microchip Tech

Fri 10:04 AM CT

The semiconductor company reached its highest price in more than a month today, and one large trader is looking for a big move up or down by mid-October.

PEP

Trader sees Pepsico holding gains

Fri 9:14 AM CT

The beverage and snack company reached an all-time high on Tuesday, and a large trader is betting that PepsiCo will hold firm in coming weeks.

TWTR

Cramer: Dust off and get back up

Fri 8:02 AM CT

It's almost as if there is now a group of buyers who simply don't care about Ukraine and the slowing of Europe; they are just happy to see the money pour in here.

SPX

Stocks drift higher into long weekend

Fri 7:11 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are up about 0.25 percent and back near their highs from earlier in the week. European markets are fractionally higher, and Asia was mostly positive overnight.

CHS

Bulls come roaring back to Chico's

Fri 5:16 AM CT

Traders piled into October calls in the retailer, which rebounded sharply yesterday after dropping on a poor earnings report in the previous session.

EZCH

EZchip draws bulls amid deal talk

Fri 4:45 AM CT

The networking-chip maker surged after canceling appearances at two industry events, prompting rumors that a deal might be in the works.

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