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JP Morgan gets attention from call buyers

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Traders are making a bet Friday on JP Morgan JPM So far 5 577 contracts of the July 114 call have changed hands against open interest of 119 contracts Today s volume moved high in the bid ask spread indicating these new calls were initiated from the buy side InvestorsKeyhole Trade Latest Articles in
Morgan Freeman apologises after sex harassment claims

Morgan Freeman apologises after sex harassment claims

Entertainment
US film star Morgan Freeman has apologised following allegations of sexual misconduct made by eight women and several other people.One production assistant accused Freeman of harassing her for months during filming of bank robbery comedy Going in Style, CNN reported.She said the 80-year-old touched her repeatedly, tried to lift her skirt and asked if she was wearing underwear.Freeman apologised to "anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected"."Anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows I am not someone who would intentionally offend or knowingly make anyone feel uneasy," he said in a statement.Making women feel uncomfortable was "never my intent", he said.He is the latest well-known Hollywood figure to be accused of sexual...
Piers Morgan BLASTS Meghan Markle and Prince Harry over treatment of dad

Piers Morgan BLASTS Meghan Markle and Prince Harry over treatment of dad

Entertainment
And Susanna Reid's Good Morning Britain co-host isn't about to change anytime soon.The 53-year-old journalist and TV presenter took to his Piers Morgan Twitter account to post a scathing take-down on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ahead of their wedding on Saturday.Piers criticised the pair for their treatment of Meghan Markle's dad Thomas Markle, who underwent heart surgery on Wednesday.Originally, it was planned that Thomas, 72, would walk his daughter down the aisle.However, after it emerged that he had helped paparazzi in a set-up photoshoot, it was claimed he was bowing out of the honour so as not to "embarrass" Meghan.His heart issues then emerged as the former lighting director revealed surgeons were clearing a blockage in his heart, repairing damage and putting in a ste...
'I take physical favours' Piers Morgan hits on Chantelle Houghton in unearthed video

'I take physical favours' Piers Morgan hits on Chantelle Houghton in unearthed video

Entertainment
In a clip unearthed by Daily Star Online, the journalist turned TV personality can be seen preparing to interview Celebrity Big Brother winner Chantelle Houghton.The footage is taken from BBC show The Dark Side Of Fame with Piers Morgan.Other stars who appeared on the series back in 2008 included Pamela Anderson, Jim Davidson, Nancy Dell'Olio and Jason Donovan.In our video, Chantelle can be seen walking into the room nervously, before saying: "I was hoping to meet you before, so I could try and bribe you to be generous with me."Piers, now 52, then quickly replied: "Well, I don't take money... physical favours obviously... "Taken aback, a surprised Chantelle says "okay" before taking her place in the hot seat. INSTAGRAMTIME'S UP: Piers Morgan claims he was joking to Chantelle HoughtonC...
WisdomTree shares pop on report of JP Morgan interest in buying an ETF firm

WisdomTree shares pop on report of JP Morgan interest in buying an ETF firm

Finance
Shares of WisdomTree Investments jumped more than 6 percent Friday after reports that JP Morgan Chase is shopping for an exchange-traded fund firm.The U.S. bank's asset-management unit is looking to up its presence in the growing $ 3 trillion-plus ETF market, Bloomberg reported, citing two people who asked not to be identified. The bank spoke with the U.S. businesses of ETF Securities, and had talks with Global X, which was recently bought by South Korea's Mirae Asset Management, according to the report.WisdomTree stock closed at $ 10.41 Friday following the report, and is up more than 18 percent year over year.J.P. Morgan, which launched its first ETF product in 2014, would be entering the market after strong inflows last summer. More than $ 23 billion of investor money entered the market...