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Tuesday, April 28, 2015


Are metals finally turning the corner?

Tue 6:14 AM CT
Heavy call buying in metals names yesterday could mark a potential sea change in a sector that's been under pressure for most of the last year.
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Bulls go bargain-hunting in Staples

Tue 5:47 AM CT

The office-supply retailer rocketed about 50 percent in the last quarter of 2014 amid efforts to buy rival Office Depot, but shares have drifted lower since.


Calls betting on Canadian Natural

Tue 5:16 AM CT

The oil and gas producer plunged with the collapse in crude prices in the second half of last year, but shares have been working higher since bouncing in mid-March.


Charter draws puts before earnings

Tue 4:45 AM CT

The broadband-communications service hit an all-time high on March 31 but has been pulling back since. First-quarter results are scheduled to come out before the market opens this Friday.


Housing, consumer data on docket

Tue 4:14 AM CT

The Case-Shiller index of home prices gets the ball rolling at 9 a.m. ET today, followed by consumer confidence one hour later.


Traders mine for rally in New Gold

Tue 3:47 AM CT

The Vancouver-based mining company has lost half its value since last summer and is trying to rebound from its lowest level since 2009.


Bulls come back to GlaxoSmithKline

Mon 12:05 PM CT

The British drug maker is trying to break above its 200-day moving average, and call buyers are piling into the name for the second session in a row.


Videocast: VIX call buying returns

Mon 11:09 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says upside VIX buyers are back after taking a break last week, today opening a May 16/21 call spread 32,000 times.


Notable option activity in equities

Mon 10:18 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.

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