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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

HTZ

Bulls riding transport bandwagon

Wed 12:22 PM CT
Transports have been snapping back to life, and traders have been snapping up calls in industries ranging from rental cars to railroads.
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VIX

Video: Case study in VIX pullback

Wed 11:10 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says the volatility index's move down in the last week illustrates just how quicly the VIX can fall as well as rise.

HRB

Notable option activity in equities

Wed 10:35 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.

PTEN

Patterson-UTI attracts bullish bet

Wed 10:20 AM CT

The oil and natural-gas contract driller fell after reporting earnings last Thursday but has bounced with other energy names as the price of crude has cut recent losses.

NFX

Newfield puts rise ahead of report

Wed 9:27 AM CT

The oil and natural-gas producer is down more than 19 percent this year and broke below its 200-day moving average last week for the first time since March.

TWTR

Late puts before Twitter earnings

Wed 8:28 AM CT

Over 185,000 puts traded in the social-media name before its disappointing earnings report yesterday, more than triple its daily average of 53,000 for the last month.

FB

Cramer: Now this is a good setup

Wed 8:02 AM CT

It's the leadership for once, not FANG--Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google--all of which did practically nothing, thank heaven, because when they lead, nothing follows.

SPX

Futures keep rising before Fed

Wed 7:17 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are up 0.2 percent while European markets are fractionally higher. Shanghai was the biggest mover in Asia overnight, climbing 3 percent.

AA

Beaten-down Alcoa draws bulls

Wed 6:14 AM CT

The aluminum producer has been hammered by weakening demand across all industrial metals, and a large investor is looking for shares to finally reverse their long slide.

VRA

Bears set sights on Vera Bradley

Wed 5:47 AM CT

The seller of totes, satchels, and diaper bags has announced weak results for several consecutive quarters. Its next set of numbers is due on Sept. 2.

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