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Earnings Week of Oct 17 – Oct 21

With a couple of exceptions (AAL, PYPL) the data below represents twelve quarters of earnings history.  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 […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 1/20/2014

We only have four working market days this coming week, but all that does is compress a lot of earnings releases into a short week.  More than thirty stocks report their earnings this coming week and looking at the list it is tough to figure out which to highlight.  Also, beyond the names on the […]






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Bull Stampede

Market Update from OptionsXpress Stock market averages rallied at the open, extended the gains through midday, and then closed near session highs Thursday. The focus was again on politics and investors are seeming to grow more optimistic that lawmakers will soon agree to raise the debt ceiling rather than run the risk of a messy […]






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What’s Up With Weeklys – 8/28/2013

New Weeklys that expire next Friday September 6th start trading in the morning.  The ever growing list of equities with short dated options available will see the number grow by five as the following three exchange traded funds and two stocks join the list – Exchange Traded Funds Ticker Price iShares iBoxx $ High Yield […]






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Weekend Review – 6/14/2013

Options Action – The traders addressed the impact of higher interest rates on the stock market.  One thought is that stocks that pay big dividends that have benefitted from lower rates, may come under pressure.  It was mentioned that several of these types of stocks have been under pressure already, but many also still appear […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 5.16.13

Volatility as an asset class Kohl’s (KSS) is recently up $2.50 to $52.18 on better than expected Q1 results. June call option implied volatility is at 23, July is at 22, October is at 21; compared to its 26-week average of 28. AMD (AMD) is recently down 62c to $3.77 after Goldman Sachs downgraded the […]