U.S. farmers eye range of good planting options after biggest grains rally in years

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Soybeans are harvested from a field on Hodgen Farm in Roachdale By Mark Weinraub CHICAGO (Reuters) – Illinois farmer Fred Helms is so eager for his next soybean crop he invested in a faster-maturing variety of soy seeds in hopes of beating other farmers to harvest the crop in mid-September, more […]

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More on the big SoftBank options bet that has the market buzzing

Options fever in the equity market The FT report that SoftBank had been buying massive volumes of equity options grabbed all the attention in markets on Friday. Now there are more details of the trade, which is still largely mysterious. From the WSJ: Regulatory filings show SoftBank bought nearly $ 4 billion of shares in […]

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NYSE to reopen San Francisco-based options floor next Monday

© Reuters. The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New York Stock Exchange said on Tuesday its NYSE Arca Options trading floor in San Francisco would partially reopen next Monday but its New York-based trading floors would remain closed for now, having been shut […]

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