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Earnings Week of 11/9 – 11/13

Earnings season is coming to a close, but there are still a few interesting names reporting this week.  The numbers below represent stock price reaction over the last 3 years, unless in italics (W this week).  Max is the biggest up move, Min is the biggest stock drop, Abs Avg is the average move (higher […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 8.15.14

Volatility as an asset class Applied Materials (AMAT) is recently up 94c to $22.09 after the semiconductor equipment maker posted strong Q3 profit, adjusted gross margin, and order growth. August weekly call option implied volatility is at 35, September is at 30, October and January is at 31; compared to its 26-week average of 33. […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 5.16.14

May Expiration orderly. Stocks mixed, down for the week at current levels. PFE halted briefly for news pending, resumed after announcing they applied for a new patent on a breast cancer drug. 10-year unchanged, Oil’s and Metals pretty slow. Jim Bittman, Peter Lusk and Marty Kearney showed Class of 2014 Naval Command College around CBOE […]






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Option Trends: Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT), Juniper Networks, and Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

Speculative players have been taking sides on Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), and Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN), according to data from the major options exchanges. More specifically, the former two stocks have attracted the attention of option bulls, while the latter has drawn bearish speculation. Here’s a closer look at recent option […]