J.C. Penney Options Traders Brace for Big Loss

Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- In today's "Options Update," Bloomberg's Dominic Chu reports that options protecting against losses in J.C. Penney Co. shares have never cost so much relative to contracts for peers as investors brace for the worst second-quarter results in at least two decades. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."

U.S. Dollar in 2016: Will It Strengthen Further?
25:51 - Patrick Armstrong, chief investment officer at Plurimi Investment Managers, discusses the outlook for the U.S. dollar and for commodities. He speaks to Bloomberg's Guy Johnson on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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