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Monday, October 20, 2014


Is housing finally coming back to life?

Mon 12:21 PM CT
After a year of grinding sideways, the housing sector is showing signs of life with bullish activity in such companies as builders, suppliers, and lenders.
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Videocast: Volatility quieting down

Mon 11:43 AM CT

As stocks drift higher after last week's selloff, Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says the big trades today are selling October VIX calls.


Notable option trades in equities

Mon 11:10 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.


Global ETF faces huge bearish play

Mon 10:55 AM CT

An enormous put spread is positioning for the possibility that the iShares EAFE Fund will push to new 52-week lows.


Midday index, ETF option volumes

Mon 10:16 AM CT

Total option volume has returned to normal at 5.5 million so far today, with mixed action in the primary indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER data systems.


Trader sees slide ending in Tiffany

Mon 9:29 AM CT

The iconic jeweler has pulled back from all-time highs in recent weeks, but one trader is betting that further losses will be limited.


DRJ: Cuban's got game in Netflix

Mon 8:35 AM CT

Like all smart investors, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks understands the value of leverage and liquidity in options. And that's why he used them to get long Netflix.


Cramer: Many boxes are checked

Mon 8:01 AM CT

We got movement on every single issue needed to find an investable bottom, and that's exactly what we might have found here.


Futures follow Europe, IBM lower

Mon 7:11 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are down about 0.2 percent. Frankfurt, Paris, and London are all down more than 1 percent amid poor quarterly results, weak trade numbers, and persistent deflationary pressures.

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