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Notable Thursday Option Activity: RH, RRC, TPX

Shutterstock photo Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in RH (Symbol: RH), where a total volume of 12,141 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which ...

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: LVS, WDAY, YELP

Shutterstock photo Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Las Vegas Sands Corp (Symbol: LVS), where a total volume of 16,833 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract ...

Tech Tumble Hits Nasdaq; Dow Jones Industrial Average Dips

Shutterstock photo After a record close yesterday, the  Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)  dropped more than 100 points out of the gate, but stemmed its losses by the close. A FAANG sell-off dug into the Nasdaq Composite (COMP) , which is ...

Options Strategies and the Zacks Rank

Shutterstock photo One question I get asked all the time is: what’s the best way to use the Zacks Rank with options? The answer is to know which style your stock falls into and which strategy best suits that style. So here are some practical guidelines ...

Correction: Close Update: Wall Street Loses Ground as Tech Sector Selling Weighs

Shutterstock photo (Corrects to show Boeing’s increase was one of the best on the Dow, rather than the biggest, and adds General Electric.) The benchmark U.S. indices were weaker on Thursday, coming off their lows of the day but still ending in ...

NII Holdings Up 66.7% Since Earnings: Will It Continue?

Shutterstock photo NII Holdings Inc. NIHD reported earnings a little over a month ago. The company shares gained a whopping 66.7% since then, outperforming the market. It provides differentiated mobile communication services under the Nextel brand primarily ...

Puma (PBYI) Stock Surges as Neratinib Nears FDA Approval

Shutterstock photo Puma Biotechnology, Inc. PBYI is a Los Angeles, CA-based biopharmaceutical company, focused on the development and commercialization of innovative treatments that enhance cancer care. Puma’s stock has significantly outperformed ...

Why Xactly Corporation Stock Popped 35.3% in May

What happened Shares of Xactly Corporation (NYSE: XTLY) jumped 35.3% in the month of May, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence , as the cloud-based enterprise incentive compensation solutions company agreed to sell itself ...

Infosys (INFY) Weighed Down by Visa Scare, Weakening Sales

Shutterstock photo Over the last few months, India’s premium technology behemoth, Infosys Limited INFY has grabbed headlines for all the wrong reasons. Heightening fears involving H-1B visa program, conflict within the top brass, rumors of a stake ...