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  • Momentum bulls not done with silver
    The iShares Silver Trust Fund has surged 32 percent in the last three months, and traders are betting that the strong uptrend will continue.
    - 6 Jul 16, 5:30pm -
  • Bearish trades target Deutsche Bank
    The German bank, which has plunged 21 percent in the last month, is scheduled to report earnings before the market opens on July 27.
    - 6 Jul 16, 4:22pm -
  • Put selling sees end to slide in Kohl's
    The department-store operator has dropped sharply with other retailers, but traders apparently believe that further losses will be limited.
    - 6 Jul 16, 3:17pm -
  • Show of support for General Electric
    The industrial giant, which has risen 7 percent in the last week, is scheduled to announce quarterly results before the market opens on July 22.
    - 6 Jul 16, 2:43pm -
  • Bulls rolling ahead in Tech Resources
    The mining company fell sharply with other commodity names yesterday but is still up 96 percent in the last three months.
    - 6 Jul 16, 1:22pm -
  • Puts see roadblock for Goodyear Tire
    The tire maker is down 17 percent in the last three months, and traders are positioning for more downside potential later this year.
    - 6 Jul 16, 1:01pm -
  • Trade extends upside bet in Mondelez
    The snack and beverage company rallied with heavy call buying last week after offering to acquire Hershey for $23 billion.
    - 6 Jul 16, 12:47pm -
  • Is Southwestern Energy losing power?
    The natural-gas and oil producer, which has risen 53 percent in the last three months, is scheduled to report earnings after the close on July 21.
    - 6 Jul 16, 12:16pm -
  • Tempur Sealy gets vote of confidence
    The mattress company is down 11 percent in the last month, but a large trader apparently believes that further declines will be limited.
    - 6 Jul 16, 11:45am -
  • Sprint Nextel faces downside position
    The wireless carrier has surged 32 percent in the last three months, but a long-term trade is positioning for a possible drop by mid-2017.
    - 6 Jul 16, 11:14am -

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