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Tuesday, March 3, 2015


What's behind big volume in utilities

Tue 12:22 PM CT
Utilities have been the weakest sector this year as investors look for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, which would reduce the appeal of their dividends.
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Videocast: Near-term pop in VIX?

Tue 11:18 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says today's action in the VIX pits indicates that traders are positioning for volatility to rise in the near term.


Support shown in Anheuser-Busch

Tue 10:39 AM CT

The world's largest brewer has risen with bullish option activity in recent weeks, and one large trader apparently believes that those gains will hold.


Notable option activity in equities

Tue 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.


Aeropostale draws downside trade

Tue 9:05 AM CT

The apparel retailer gapped down after its last results in early December but rebounded strongly last month. The next quarterly numbers are due on March 12.


Cramer: Note to Lumber Liquidators

Tue 8:02 AM CT

Be careful, Lumber Liquidators. We have a brutal precedent in the case of Food Lion, which "ABC Primetime" exposed as an alleged purveyor of rotten food back in 1992.


Stocks hovering near record levels

Tue 7:15 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are down about 0.1 percent, matching the small declines in Europe. Asia was mostly lower overnight as profit-takers knocked China down 2 percent. Oil is higher.


Traders bet Rambus will run higher

Tue 6:14 AM CT

The chip designer's shares have climbed steadily since retesting a key level in January and are now consolidating above their 200-day moving average.


Men's Wearhouse bulls see good fit

Tue 5:47 AM CT

The apparel retailer has rebounded from its lows of December, and traders are looking for shares to rally after quarterly results come out next week.


Bearish trades targeting Genworth

Tue 5:16 AM CT

The life and mortgage insurer fell nearly 5.5 percent yesterday after management said it had found "material weakness" in its financial reporting procedures.

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