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Saqib Iqbal Ahmed

COVID-19 fears reappear as a threat to market

9:00am EST

NEW YORK (Reuters) -COVID-19 has resurfaced as a worry for investors and a potential driver of big market moves after a new variant triggered alarm, long after the threat had receded in Wall Street's eyes.

CORRECTED-Wall St Week Ahead-COVID-19 fears reappear as a threat to market

Nov 26 2021

NEW YORK, Nov 26 COVID-19 has resurfaced as a worry for investors and a potential driver of big market moves after a new variant triggered alarm, long after the threat had receded in Wall Street's eyes.

Traders pile into defensive options plays as COVID-19 fears return

Nov 26 2021

NEW YORK Soaring volatility on Wall Street on concerns over a new coronavirus variant identified in South Africa sent investors scrambling into defensive options plays on Friday and boosted the Wall Street's most widely followed fear gauge to a more than two-month high.

Analysis-Surging dollar awakens volatility in currency markets

Nov 24 2021

NEW YORK Volatility is bubbling up in foreign exchange markets, as bets on how aggressively central banks will tighten monetary policy in the face of surging inflation boost the dollar and exacerbate swings in global currencies.

Sharp swings in EV shares draws frenzied options trading

Nov 17 2021

NEW YORK Traders are piling into options trades on electric-vehicle makers, drawn by sharp swings in the shares of companies like Tesla Inc, Rivian Automotive and Lucid Group.

Dollar dominates as inflation heats up

Nov 15 2021

NEW YORK Surging inflation and expectations of a potentially more hawkish Federal Reserve are accelerating a rally in the U.S. dollar, buoying the currency to a near 16-month high against its peers and putting it on pace for its biggest annual gain in six years.

Bulls creep back in to Tesla options after stock selloff

Nov 10 2021

NEW YORK Bullish sentiment returned to Tesla Inc's options on Wednesday, as the stock swung between gains and losses following a sharp three-day selloff.

Analysis-As Fed kicks off taper, some investors seek to dial down risk

Nov 04 2021

NEW YORK The Fed's well-telegraphed taper announcement has done little to soothe the nerves of some investors, who remain on edge about stubbornly persistent inflation and are looking to trim risk as they prepare for rockier times.

ANALYSIS-As Fed kicks off taper, some investors seek to dial down risk

Nov 04 2021

NEW YORK, Nov 4 The Fed's well-telegraphed taper announcement has done little to soothe the nerves of some investors, who remain on edge about stubbornly persistent inflation and are looking to trim risk as they prepare for rockier times.

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