Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update

Stock Mover’s:
 
Fertilizer stocks are buoyant on low to flat volatility following the USDA trimming 2011/12 U.S. corn planted harvest acres by roughly 2%.

Potash (POT) is recently up 2% with overall option implied volatility of 35 near its 26-week average.
Mosaic (MOS) is recently up 4% with overall option implied volatility of 36 below its 26-week average of 43.

Agrium (AGU) is recently up 4% with overall option implied volatility of 32 below its 26-week average of 40.

Intrepid Potash (IPI) is recently up 6% with overall option implied volatility of 41 below its 26-week average of 44.