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Earnings Week of 10/10 – 10/14

Earnings season kicks off this week with AA reporting tomorrow Tuesday before the market opens.  As always the data below is based on the last three years of earnings results unless the ticker is in italics.  The columns show the biggest rally, biggest drop, average move, and what the stock did last quarter in reaction […]

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Earnings Week of 1/11 – 1/15

Next week things start to heat up in the earnings world.  AA reports on Monday which some consider the beginning of earnings season.  INTC and some financials finish out the week.  The numbers below represent three years of stock price reaction history to earnings announcements with the biggest gain, biggest drop, average move (non-directional) and […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.9.15

2″ of rain and spectacular lightning meet Chicago traders on their way in from the train this morning.  Alcoa kicked off Q1 earnings season with slight disappointment.  Weekly Jobless in at 281K, FED minutes fairly dovish.  European shares up, as is Oil (~1.5%).   Masters starts today, nice to see Jack Nicklaus with a hole-in-one […]

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Earnings Next Week – 4/6 – 4/10

Alcoa reports next week and even though the stock was booted from the Dow Jones Industrial Average a few quarters ago traditionalists (old guys like me) still consider AA earnings the beginning of earnings season.  The calendar is light next week, but hold on to your hat, things are going to get busy soon. For […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 1.12.15

US stocks higher, oil lower by 3%  in early trade, a repeat of what we’ve seen for the last several weeks.  Alcoa starts off the quarterly earnings reports after the close, Jolts report tomorrow could be an interesting read. If you’re not a believer in Social Media, over 750 K tweets in 15 minutes after […]

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Next Week in Weeklys – 1/12 – 1/16

Alcoa reports Monday (1/12) after the close. Despite AA having been removed from the Dow Jones Industrial Average many market observers consider AA’s report to be the beginning of earnings season. Personally I think things get going when all the big financials report which begins Wednesday with JP Morgan Chase (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC). The […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 10.8.14

Overseas markets soft this morning, while US futures point to a firm opening.  10-year ~2.355%.  ~19,500 VIX Futures trade in early session.  Alcoa leads off the Q3 earnings season after the close. FOMC Minutes released mid-day.  Tekmira, a pharma stock involved in Ebola trials with active stock activity.  Volatility as an asset class: Yum! Brands […]

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CBOE Mid-Day Update 8.26.14

Volatility as an asset class Ann Inc.  (ANN) is recently up $2.29 to $42.28 after hiring a bank to explore strategic alternatives, Reuters says. September call option implied volatility is at 35, December is at 32; compared to its 26-week average of 34. Alcoa (AA) is recently up 14c to $16.62 as aluminum trades at […]

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Why You Should Care About Alcoa’s Earnings by Hannah Chody

My name is Hannah Chody and I am a summer intern at the CBOE and a rising senior at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, majoring in Finance. My attraction to fast-paced environments and quantitative skills led to an early interest in financial markets and exchanges. After hearing about the CBOE’s summer […]

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Will Start Of Q2 Earnings Take Us To S&P 2000?

Market focus soon turns to earnings after two days of better-than- expected U.S. jobs numbers emboldened investors to propel the S&P 500 to record levels and the Dow Jones Industrial Average clear of 17,000 for the first time in its history. We know this latter milestone drives media interest more than professional investing interest, but […]

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Next Week in Weeklys – 7/4/2014

The shortened trading week got in the way of me posting this blog but I feel a little better about it when I realized that only three companies with short dated options available report earnings next week. Also I already discussed two of those companies in a blog on Tuesday night where I previewed three […]