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Tuesday, September 2, 2014


The Hedge

Tue 2:09 PM CT

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Bulls shopping for gains at Staples

Tue 12:20 PM CT
The office-supply retailer surged following a note by Credit Suisse that the company could merge with rival Office Depot.
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Videocast: Cheap VIX protection

Tue 11:08 AM CT

As the volatility index continues to stay in the low teens, Group One's Jamie Tyrrell explains how traders are buying protection through the VIX in three ways.


Bearish play targets Treasury fund

Tue 11:01 AM CT

The iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund has been trending higher since the end of 2013 and reached 52-week highs at the end of last week.


Midday index, ETF option volumes

Tue 10:12 AM CT

Total option volume remains very light at 4.4 million so far today, with the primary indexes and ETFs making up much of the action, optionMONSTER data systems show.


Trade sees floor in Dollar General

Tue 9:16 AM CT

A large trader apparently sees limited downside potential in the discount retailer, which has been hovering at current levels since gapping up on Aug. 18 with its offer to buy Family Dollar.


Cramer: Some heroes emerging

Tue 8:05 AM CT

The market made some real judgments Friday, with some names reversing the direction of previous days and others simply resignations.


Stocks higher before ISM report

Tue 7:13 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are up 0.1 percent. Indexes are also higher across the Atlantic but have halved their gains in the last-hour. Shanghai and Tokyo climbed more than 1 percent overnight in Asia.


Traders look for lift in Manitowoc

Tue 5:16 AM CT

The crane manufacturer gapped down after its earnings report at the end of July but held support at its 200-day moving average and has been drifting higher since.


Activision, Take-Two calls surge

Tue 4:45 AM CT

The bulls were buying calls in the two game developers last week amid speculation that they might do some kind of deal.


Bulls back for more in Citigroup

Tue 4:14 AM CT

The mega-bank has been rallying in last month, and traders were snapping up calls for the second session in less than a week on Friday.

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