Tag Archives: Options

LookSmart: A Failed Business, No Cash, And No Options Equals A High-Conviction Short

By Jeremy Raper: Normally when someone suggests shorting a micro-cap company with a small float, low stock price and large insider ownership, I would run for the hills. However, I guess there’s an exception to every rule, and I think … Continue reading

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Alibaba options active in U.S. trading debut

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chinese e-commerce heavyweight Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's options contracts were active in their first day of trading on U.S. exchanges on Monday, with bullish and bearish bets about even in the early going. Options volume for … Continue reading

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Alibaba options set for strong demand on market debut

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – The newest way to bet on the fortunes of Chinese e-commerce heavyweight Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will debut on Monday when its stock options go live for trading, and investors should look … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet CEO stands to lift stake via options: report

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Oliver Samwer, chief executive and co-founder of Rocket Internet is in a position to increase his stake in the German venture capital firm under a stock options program that will be part of its planned stock market … Continue reading

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Yahoo options volume hits record on Alibaba’s market debut

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's record public offering of shares on Friday further spurred already elevated activity in Yahoo Inc's options, pushing volume on the U.S. Internet company to a one-day record high. … Continue reading

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Use of euro-renminbi options surges

Daily trading volume in euro-renminbi options has tripled this year to at least €300m, as rising renminbi trade settlement and sliding euro fuel hedging activity Asia homepage

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Alibaba options expected to be listed on September 29: exchanges

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors looking to hedge their bets or speculate on the direction of Alibaba Group's stock after its expected public sale of shares on Friday, will be able to trade its options in … Continue reading

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Alibaba options to be listed on ISE on September 29 pending IPO: spokesperson

(Reuters) – Alibaba Group's options will be listed on International Securities Exchange Holdings' options exchanges on September 29 pending the company's public sale of shares, an ISE spokesman said on Tuesday. The Chinese e-commerce company is expected to sell shares … Continue reading

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Battle to break the terrorists: Obama’s options – Herald Scotland

Economic Times Battle to break the terrorists: Obama's optionsHerald ScotlandThere were so many flaws in President Barack Obama's midweek announcement about the US military response to the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS) that it is easy to understand … Continue reading

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Heavy buying in EZchip shares, options after company withdraws from events

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed and Soham Chatterjee NEW YORK/BANGALORE (Reuters) – Israel-based EZchip Semiconductor’s shares rose 10 percent on Thursday and there was a spike in bullish options bets after the chipmaker canceled expected appearances at upcoming brokerage conferences, sparking … Continue reading

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