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Feb 20, 2015

Bearish bets surge on Amira Nature Foods ahead of results

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amira Nature Foods Ltd’s options have been unusually active since a short-seller published a report casting doubts on the company’s financials, and bearish bets on the stock have surged ahead of Amira‚Äôs quarterly results due on Monday.

The company, which gets most of its revenue from the sale of basmati rice, suffered its biggest one-day drop in share price on Feb. 9 after a short-selling firm, Prescience Point Research, said the company had fabricated its financial statements.

Feb 19, 2015

Options traders bet on growing U.S. demand for cyber security

NEW YORK, Feb 19 (Reuters) – A barrage of damaging cyber
attacks has shaken up the security industry, and traders in the
options market are betting on cyber security companies
benefiting from increased spending as governments and
businesses boost security.

Cyber security has become a major concern for U.S. firms
with recent high profile data breaches reported at Sony Pictures
Entertainment, Target Corp, Home Depot Inc
, and most recently at health insurer Anthem Inc.

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‘Candy Crush’ maker’s shares set for big move, data show

NEW YORK (Reuters) – King Digital Entertainment Plc’s shares are poised for a big move after the social and mobile game company reports quarterly results on Thursday and there are signs of some bullish sentiment building in the stock, options data showed.

Shares of the maker of the popular “Candy Crush” mobile game have lost nearly a third in value since its high-profile IPO in March.

Feb 11, 2015
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      "Saqib Ahmed is an options correspondent working with the Markets team in New York. He previously led the Reuters Broker Research team in Bangalore. He joined Reuters in 2009 after graduating from the Asian College of Journalism."
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