Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: MPC, C, MCD

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC), where a total of 48,493 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 4.8 million underlying shares. That amounts to a Source: Industry Insights

5 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More than 6%

High dividend yields are generally associated with high risks. That does not, however, mean that you need to avoid high-yield stocks altogether. Dividend investors should carefully consider the risks associated with any stock before falling for the allure of its juicy yield. Her Source: Industry Insights

Marathon Galveston Bay Refinery FCC shut by malfunction -sources

Marathon Petroleum Corp shut the gasoline-producing unit at its 593,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas on Friday, said sources familiar with plant operations. Source: Industry Insights

MPC November 19th Options Begin Trading

Investors in Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) saw new options begin trading today, for the November 19th expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 134 days until expiration the newly trading c Source: Industry Insights

MPC August 13th Options Begin Trading

Investors in Marathon Petroleum Corp. (Symbol: MPC) saw new options become available today, for the August 13th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MPC options chain for the new August 13th contracts and identified one put a Source: Industry Insights

Little Engine No. 1 beat Exxon with just $12.5 mln – sources

Activist investor Engine No. 1 spent roughly $12.5 million to win three board seats at Exxon Mobil Corp, less than half its original budget, for the year’s biggest and most closely watched corporate contest, people familiar with the number said. Source: Industry Insights

Energy Sector Update for 06/28/2021: MPC,MPC,CGRN,BKR,AY

Energy stocks declined sharply this afternoon, with the NYSE Energy Sector Index falling 3.2% while the SPDR Energy Select Sector ETF retreating 3.5%. The Philadelphia Oil-Service Sector index was posting a 4.8% decline although the Dow Jones US Utilities Index was rising 0.4%. Source: Industry Insights

Japan's Nikkei ends flat as investors cautious ahead of U.S. data

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei index ended flat on Monday, weighed down by chip-related stocks tracking a muted Nasdaq trade in the previous session, while investors were also cautious ahead of key U.S. economic data due later this week. Source: Industry Insights