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Option Bear Sets Sights On Sirius XM Holdings Inc.

The satellite radio issue's most active option, however, was the intermediate-term September 3 put, where 10,000 contracts crossed the tape -- all the product of a block trade that went off just before the noon ET hour.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Cable & Satellite, Media, Radio, Siri, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SchaeffersResearch.com

Option Bull Places Major Bet On Twitter Inc

As such, options are trading at a slight mark-up to normal intraday volumes, with 33,000 calls and 36,000 puts on the tape.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

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Earnings on Deck: Google Inc, International Business Machines Corp., and Bank of America Corp

International Business Machines Corp. will also report first-quarter earnings after the close tomorrow.

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Related Topix: IBM, Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Semiconductors, International Business Machines Corporation -- Microelectronics, Electronics, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Seeking Alpha

A Case Of 'Risk Exhaustion'?

Stock markets have been selling off for a couple of weeks, but there has been no apparent fundamental underpinnings to the decline.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

SchaeffersResearch.com

Brand Face-Off: H&R Block, Inc. vs. Intuit Inc.

With tax day upon us, it seems more than appropriate to make H&R Block, Inc. and Intuit Inc. contestants in this week's Brand Face-Off.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Accounting, H and R Block, Intuit, Startups, H&R Block, Financial Markets, Opinion, Personal Finance

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Edges North; Blue-Chip Earnings, Fed Speeches on Tap

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is churning slightly above the flat line this morning, after notching a triple-digit gain on Monday.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets, Opinion, Personal Finance

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Midday Market Stats: Dow Jones Industrial Average Soars On Strong Retail Sales

Option players are cheering today's price pop, with more than three-quarters of the day's overall options volume occurring on the call side.

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Related Topix: Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets, Goodrich Petroleum, Energy, Oil & Gas, Personal Finance

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Option Clips: Herbalife, Halcon Resources, and National-Oilwell Varco

StockTwits today are nutritional supplements provider Herbalife Ltd. , as well as energy issues Halcon Resources Corp and National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. .

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Related Topix: National-Oilwell Varco, Energy, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

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Stocks Fight Back on Strong Retail Sales

"This morning, Citigroup Inc reported better-than-expected earnings, and last month's retail sales report came in above the consensus," summarized Schaeffer's Senior Equity Analyst Joe Bell, CMT.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets, Merck , Opinion, Personal Finance

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Biggest Movers: WebMD Health Corp., bebe stores, inc., and JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.

Today's rally may prompt an exit among short sellers, as nearly one-quarter of the stock's float is sold short.

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Related Topix: Apparel, bebe stores, Retail, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

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Finisar Corporation (FNSR): Are Higher Highs Ahead?

Similar to sector peer Cisco Systems, Inc. , put players have been active in Finisar Corporation's options pits.

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Related Topix: Finisar, Startups, Cisco Systems, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Signals a Bounce; Geopolitical Tensions Rise

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is signaling a modest bounce this morning, after the blue-chip barometer surrendered 2.4% in last week's trading.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Opinion, Personal Finance

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The China Post

Securities firms see profits rise in March by more than 10 percent

Taiwan's securities firms saw their combined net profit rise more than 10 percent month-on-month in March with the help of rising share prices, according to the Taiwan Stock Exchange .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

Forbes.com

Embrace Low-Frequency Trading

I love Michael Lewis' writing, but I have some surprisingly good news to share about the high-frequency trading scandal revealed in his new book: High-frequency trading is not likely to hurt disciplined, long-term, low-frequency-trading investors.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Financial Services

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Option Trader Gambles Big On a Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Rally

By using this moderately bullish strategy, the aforementioned individual expressed confidence in YHOO's ability to rally from its current position at $33.06 beyond the 35 strike by next Thursday's close, when front-month options expire.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Fri Apr 11, 2014

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American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) Option Traders Eye Recent Support

This negative price action is continuing today, with shares of AAL off 0.6% at $35.06.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

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Options Volume Accelerates as Groupon Inc (GRPN) Extends Slide

On the call side, the stock's April 7 strike has received notable attention, and the vast majority of the 6,270 contracts traded have done so on the bid side, pointing to seller-driven activity.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Hispanic Business

Stocks Down But Not Out in Friday Trading

Following the substantial sell-off that was seen in the previous session, stocks have fluctuated over the course of the trading on Friday.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, The Dow Company, Personal Finance, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Koula asks for new homicide trial

The West Salem man convicted in 2012 of killing his parents wants a new trial. Attorneys for Eric Koula will make their arguments this afternoon in a La Crosse County courtroom in front of Judge Scott Horne, who presided over the original trial that took much of the month of June, 2012.

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Related Topix: West Salem, WI, La Crosse County, WI, Personal Finance

Seeking Alpha

The Harder They Fall: High-Popping IPOs Hammered In Aftermarket Trading

As the NASDAQ experienced its biggest one-day drop since late 2011 amid a continued tech sell-off, the biggest losers have been companies that saw spectacular first-day trading.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

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