Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update

Stock Movers

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) is recently down $2.36 to $41.31 on a typhoon hitting near Macau. October and November put option implied volatility of 69 is above its six-month average of 48.

SINA (SINA) is recently down $7.30 to $74.21 on the U.S. DOJ probing Chinese companies for accounting fraud. October put option implied volatility is at 124, November is at 111; above its six-month average of 75

Netflix (NFLX) is recently down $14.88 to $112.37 as shares traded trough support of $125 into end of the quarter window dressing. October put option implied volatility is at 88, November is at 87, December is at 81; above its six-month average of 54.