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Friday, August 1, 2014


The Hedge

Fri 1:51 PM CT

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Is it time to buy C&J Energy?

Fri 12:13 PM CT
The provider of fracking services has pulled back after rallying more than 50 percent between early January and late June thanks to the boom in domestic energy production.
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Videocast: VIX action all over map

Fri 11:20 AM CT

As the market continues to sell off today, Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says VIX trading is busy but not showing clear direction.


Bearish trade hits American Axle

Fri 11:02 AM CT

The driveline manufacturer had been testing resistance for the last month but fell to a new 52-week low this morning after disappointing earnings results.


Midday index, ETF option volumes

Fri 10:32 AM CT

Total option volume is strong again today, closing in on 8 million contracts so far and dominated by the usual indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER data systems.


Largest option trades in equities

Fri 10:17 AM CT

Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with the most call and put buying on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.


Investor sees ceiling in Coca-Cola

Fri 10:02 AM CT

The beverage giant was at a 52 week-high of $42.57 two weeks ago going into its earnings report but yesterday posted its lowest close since the previous quarterly release in mid-April.


Traders bet on more gains in P&G

Fri 9:38 AM CT

The household-products giant is up sharply after reporting earnings this morning, and traders are looking for even more gains in coming weeks.


Cramer: Whole Foods at crossroads

Fri 8:06 AM CT

After all of these misses, even the people running the organic grocery chain would say that this is a show-me situation. They need at least one quarter to show that they can make changes.


Stocks try to rebound after payrolls

Fri 7:42 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are now down just 0.1 percent, significantly paring earlier losses after job numbers calmed interest-rate fears.


Carnival bulls looking for a bounce

Fri 5:16 AM CT

Traders are snapping up calls in the cruise-ship operator as the stock tries to hold support at the same level where it bounced in April.

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