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Friday, March 6, 2015


Is Lowe's heading for new highs?

Fri 4:45 AM CT
The home-improvement retailer hit an all-time after reporting earnings last month, reflecting recent strength in many consumer-discretionary stocks.
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Payrolls report dominates agenda

Fri 4:14 AM CT

Non-farm payrolls and unemployment are both due at 8:30 a.m. ET. Economists expect that payrolls grew by 240,000 in February, compared with the previous month's 257,000 gain.


ADT pullback brings out call buyers

Fri 3:47 AM CT

The security-alarm company fell violently in January 2014 on a weak earnings report but has been fighting back on strong quarterly results since.


Macerich bulls hoping for buyout

Thu 12:20 PM CT

The shopping-mall owner is rallying today after the Wall Street Journal reported that larger rival Simon Property Group had recently approached the company about a takeover.


More big put buying in Petrobras

Thu 11:34 AM CT

Traders are buying puts for the second consecutive day in the Brazilian energy giant, which is nearing its 52-week low from early January.


Videocast: Rolling VIX protection

Thu 11:03 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says the big volatility trade of the day is selling April VIX contracts to buy protection in May and June.


Notable option activity in equities

Thu 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.


Qihoo draws bulls before earnings

Thu 10:11 AM CT

The Beijing-based Internet security company, which has fallen sharply after its last two earnings releases, reports its next quarterly results next week.


Bears target Southwestern Energy

Thu 9:26 AM CT

The natural-gas and oil company, which has been trending lower since its 52-week highs last May, fell sharply after its last earnings report on Feb. 26.

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