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CBOE Mid-Day Update 1.9.14

Volatility as an asset class President Obama announced that he would ask Congress to provide free community college tuition for all Americans who are “willing to work for it”. Publicly traded education companies in the space have flat option implied volatility. American Public Education (APEI) overall option implied volatility of 32 compares to its 26-week […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning update 4.2.14

ADP slightly below estimate, eyes on Russian reaction to new sanctions and HFT talk.  Markets mixed at opening.  CBOE March trading volume higher. Volatility as an asset class Apollo Education (APOL) is lower by $1.30 to $33.85 in the premarket after a mixed Q2 report and disclosing that its University of Phoenix subsidiary received a […]






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Trader Getting Long APOL on the Sell-Off

APOL ($17.72, off 1.66 on 9.34 mm shares), one of the world’s largest providers of education and training services  on-campus and on-line with a market cap of about $2.0 billion, is currently experiencing a setback in demand and consequently net income. Though its Q3 net revenue at $946.8 million increased 13.47% from last quarter, this […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update

Volatility as an asset class Dell (DELL) is up 44c to $14.50 in the premarket after the Board of Dell announced that the “go-shop” period provided for between the company and entities owned by Michael Dell and investment funds affiliated with Silver Lake Partners, has elicited two alternative acquisition proposals. One proposal was submitted by […]