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Sep 19, 2014
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Sep 18, 2014

Yahoo options popular ahead of Alibaba IPO

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s (BABA.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) shares do not begin trading until Friday, so investors hungry for a bite of the Chinese e-commerce giant have turned their attention to Yahoo Inc’s (YHOO.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) options in recent days.

The volume of options trading in Yahoo – which has a big stake in Alibaba – has risen steadily over the last month. On Thursday, a day before Alibaba’s debut on the New York Stock Exchange, options trading peaked with more than 929,000 contracts changing hands.

Sep 18, 2014
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.

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      "Saqib is Senior correspondent, Broker Research and leads a team of five reporters covering equities research. He previously worked as a producer on the Reuters Global Online desk. He joined Reuters in 2009 after graduating from the Asian College of Journalism."
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