Campbell Soup Co., the foodmaker whose shares have been the subject of takeover speculation, saw record volume in a series of bullish options that expire in two weeks.
Crude call-option volatility fell as West Texas Intermediate futures traded in a narrow range for a second day.
Crude call-option volatility fell as West Texas Intermediate futures rallied for a fifth day.
Crude call option volatility climbed as West Texas Intermediate futures rallied for a fourth day to a five-week high.
Rockwood Holdings Inc., the world’s largest producer of lithium products, agreed to form a joint venture with China’s Chengdu Tianqi Industry Group Co. that will give it a stake in Tianqi’s Australian mining unit.
Do you want to read about Goldman Sachs doing a complex derivative on gold with a socialist Latin American country? I mean, you are on the internet, of course you do.
An option giving the right to buy gold at more than double the current price in two years was the most-active contract yesterday in New York for the second straight day.
Wagers betting that gold prices will rally 141 percent in about two years were the most-traded option in New York bullion yesterday.
An investor bought $13 million in call options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, betting the gauge will rally at least 88 percent in the next four months.
An investor bought $16.6 million in call options on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, a strategy that will be profitable if the U.S. equity benchmark rallies in the next five months.