New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
March 15, 2013
11:58 EDTCLF, AKAMStocks with call strike movement; CLF AKAM
Cliffs Natural (CLF) May 25 call option implied volatility increased 2% to 55, Akamai (AKAM) May 39 call option implied volatility increased 2% to 48 according to iVolatility.
News For CLF;AKAM From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
January 29, 2015
10:06 EDTCLFCliffs Natural volatility elevated into Q4 and outlook
Cliffs Natural February weekly call option implied volatility is at 149, February is at 118, March is at 120, compared to its 26-week average of 80 according to Track Data, suggesting large price movement into the expected release of Q4 results on February 3.
06:52 EDTAKAMAkamai reports DDoS attack traffic up 57% year-over-year
Akamai Technologies announced the availability of the Q4 State of the Internet Security Report. "An incredible number of DDoS attacks occurred in the fourth quarter, almost double what we observed in Q4 a year ago," said John Summers, vice president, Cloud Security Business Unit, Akamai. "Denial of service is a common and active threat to a wide range of enterprises. The DDoS attack traffic was not limited to a single industry, such as online entertainment that made headlines in December. Instead, attacks were spread among a wide variety of industries." Akamai also observed a 52% increase in average peak bandwidth of DDoS attacks compared to Q4 a year ago. Large packets of unwanted network traffic can quickly sap an enterprise's ability to respond to legitimate customers, resulting in denial of service outages. Most unprotected sites cannot withstand a typical DDoS attack. As a result, DDoS attacks have become part of the common cybersecurity threatscape that all enterprises with an online presence must anticipate in a risk assessment. Resourceful DDoS-for-hire booter suites took a low-investment approach by tapping into reflection-based DDoS attacks. Nearly 40% of all DDoS attacks used reflection techniques, which rely on Internet protocols that respond with more traffic than they receive and do not require an attacker to gain control over the server or device. Widespread availability of for-hire DDoS services allowed low-level, non-technical attackers to purchase ready-to-use DDoS services. The expansion of the DDoS-for-hire market also promoted the use of multi-vector campaigns, as the competitive market drove attack innovation. Significantly more multi-vector attacks were observed 88% more than in 4Q13. More than 44% of all attacks used multiple attack vectors.
January 27, 2015
13:14 EDTCLFCliffs Natural seeks CCAA protection for Bloom Lake mine
Subscribe for More Information
13:12 EDTCLFCliffs Natural seeks CCAA protection for Bloom Lake mine
Subscribe for More Information
12:55 EDTCLFCliffs Natural trading halted, pending news
06:01 EDTCLFCliffs Natural implied volatility of 109 at upper end of index mean range
Subscribe for More Information
January 26, 2015
07:06 EDTCLFCliffs Natural announces debt reduction and elimination of quarterly dividend
Cliffs Natural Resources announced that during the Q4 of FY14 and the beginning of January 2015, the Company reduced its net debt balance by more than $400M. This accelerated debt reduction was achieved through the repayment of short-term debt as well as the repurchase of more than $200M aggregate principal amount of senior notes in the open market at an average discount of 34% to par, capturing a total discount of approximately $70M. The sources of funds to execute the accelerated debt reduction program were cash from operations generated during the Q4 of 2014 and net proceeds from the sale of Cliffs Logan County Coal. In addition, the Cliffs' Board of Directors has decided to eliminate the quarterly dividend of 15c per share on Cliffs' common shares. The decision is applicable to the Q1 and all subsequent quarters.
January 20, 2015
14:06 EDTCLFCitizens, Keysight identified as long positions by Einhorn
Subscribe for More Information
13:24 EDTCLFGreenlight has new long positions in Citizens, Time Warner, Bloomberg says
Subscribe for More Information
January 16, 2015
11:36 EDTCLFCliffs Natural volatility elevated on wide price movement
Cliffs Natural January weekly call option implied volatility is at 96. January is at 98, March is at 88, compared to its 26-week average of 79 according to Track Data, suggesting large price movement.

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use