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Thursday, September 3, 2015


21st Century Fox gets upside bet

Thu 12:20 PM CT
The entertainment company has been slammed with other media stocks and gapped down after its last earnings report on Aug. 5.
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Videocast: How to hedge volatility

Thu 11:22 AM CT

Russell Rhoads of the CME explains the pros and cons of leveraged exchange-traded funds that are based on VIX futures.


Notable option activity in equities

Thu 10:51 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.


Bulls ride bounce in Pioneer Natural

Thu 9:39 AM CT

The oil and gas producer bounced off its recent lows as the price of crude rebounded, but the stock has lost more than 40 percent of its market value in the last year.

Crude oil futures see record volatility

Thu 8:00 AM CT

The realized volatility in oil futures hit 58 percent this week, a record since the contracts started trading and more than twice the reading for the S&P 500.


Stocks higher amid busy calendar

Thu 7:17 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are up 0.4 percent, while most of Europe has risen about 1 percent. Mumbai and Hong Kong led moves in Asia, up 1 percent and down 1 percent respectively.


Big move seen in PTC Therapeutics

Thu 6:14 AM CT

Call buyers are looking for a huge rally in shares of the drug developer, which has lost about half its market value since its highs of March and April.


Is Taiwan Semi ready for comeback?

Thu 5:47 AM CT

The chip maker has been hammered with the rest of the industry but saw shares pop on Aug. 25 after announcing that that it is exiting the solar business.


How investor is staying in Autodesk

Thu 5:16 AM CT

The engineering and architectural software maker climbed sharply after announcing a new game engine early this month but issued a disappointing outlook last week.


Dollar Tree gets vote of confidence

Thu 4:45 AM CT

The discount retailer had been recovering from its recent plunge with the broader market but gapped back down Tuesday morning on weak quarterly results.

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