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Sep 17, 2014

Alibaba options expected to be listed on September 29: exchanges

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors looking to hedge their bets or speculate on the direction of Alibaba Group’s IPO-BABA.N stock after its expected public sale of shares on Friday, will be able to trade its options in two weeks, as U.S. options exchanges are expected to list contracts on the company.

The Chinese e-commerce company’s options will be listed on CBOE Holdings Inc (CBOE.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) and International Securities Exchange Holdings’ options exchanges on Sept. 29, pending the company’s public sale of shares this week, the exchanges said on Tuesday.

Sep 16, 2014

Alibaba options expected to be listed on Sept 29 -exchanges

NEW YORK, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Investors looking to hedge
their bets or speculate on the direction of Alibaba Group’s
IPO-BABA.N stock after its expected public sale of shares on
Friday, will be able to trade its options in two weeks, as U.S.
options exchanges are expected to list contracts on the company.

The Chinese e-commerce company’s options will be listed on
CBOE Holdings Inc and International Securities Exchange
Holdings’ options exchanges on Sept. 29, pending the company’s
public sale of shares this week, the exchanges said on Tuesday.

Sep 16, 2014
Sep 15, 2014
Sep 11, 2014

Newfield Exploration attracts bearish spread trading

NEW YORK, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Bearish spread trading rose in
oil and gas producer Newfield Exploration Co for a
second day in a row on Thursday, indicating some traders in the
options market are worried about the stock trading lower in
coming months.

The September-December put spread at $45 strike on Newfield
Exploration traded 7,756 times at a cost of 40 to 50 cents per
contract, on Thursday.

Sep 10, 2014
Sep 9, 2014

GT shares plunge as Apple taps other source for new iPhone display

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shares of GT Advanced Technologies Inc plunged in their heaviest-ever trading day on Tuesday after Apple Inc said its new iPhone 6 would not feature screens made with GT’s sapphire glass displays.

GT’s stock began falling abruptly in early afternoon trading as Apple’s latest product launch event was underway in Silicon Valley. By the close of trading, it had dropped 12.9 percent to $14.94 on record volume of 37.7 million shares.

Sep 9, 2014
Sep 9, 2014
Sep 9, 2014

Call spread trading pops in Santander Consumer USA

NEW YORK, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Call spread trading has risen
on Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc, the auto-finance
unit of Spanish bank Santander SA, with options volume
running about 37 times normal on Tuesday.

An unidentified investor sold 15,000 calls expiring in
October at a $20 strike at 35 cents and bought 20,000 January
calls at the same strike price for $1.10, Fred Ruffy, options
strategist at Whatstrading.com, said.

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