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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.22.15

KO and BA Q1 earnings beat estimates but BA revenues with a small miss.  Busy week for earnings, McDonalds expected later this morning with revenues, earnings and same-store-sales looking to be down.  European shares mostly lower on continued Greek uncertainty. 10-year yield falls below 1.91%. Traders in Chicago bleary-eyed as BlackHawks won a Stanley Cup […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 2.23.15

Volatility as an asset class Boeing (BA) is down $3.89 to $154.43 after Goldman cut its recommendation to Sell, with a $132 price target. February weekly call option implied volatility is at 23, March is at 18, April is at 17; compared to its 26-week average of 19. Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF (GREK) […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 1.28.15

US stock futures push higher.  Boeing (BA, $136, up $3.50) with good earnings this morning, beating on the top & bottom line.  Guidance slightly lower than consensus. European shares moderately lower.  Chairman Yellen speaks later today.  Volatility as an asset class Apple (AAPL) is up $8.56 to $117.66 in the premarket after reporting the largest […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 12.16.14

Busy day yesterday as 19.8 million option contracts trade, with CBOE & C2 accounting for 7.2m.  SPX with 1.28m & VIX with 849K.  VIX Futures showed 417K contracts changing hands.  SPY active with 3.7m contracts trading.  VIX traded up to ~24 intra-day yesterday.  After the close Russia raised rates from 10.5% to 17%, 6th raise […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 7.23.14

Volatility as an asset class Boeing (BA) is recently down $3.21 to $126.53 after raising 2014 EPS outlook, however renewed concerns on the KC-46 tanker program and a $425M charge on Pegasus jets. July weekly call option implied volatility is at 23, August is at 18, October is at 15; compared to its 26-week average […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 7.10.14

VIX Futures trading 50k contracts pre-market tells you one thing:  Overseas markets getting crushed (European stocks off 1% to 2%) on largest bank in Portugal, Espirito Sancto  troubles.  Chinese economic data misses.  Q2 earnings ramp up.  Volatility as an asset class: Boeing (BA) is down $1.29 to $125.50 in the premarket after aerospace company forecasts […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 3.10.14

US stock futures off fractionally, Asian stocks down sharply, Europe mixed.  Daylight savings – it was dark this morning on the way in.  Decent option volume Friday. ~ 7,000 VIX Futures trade so far this morning in pre-market session. Volatility as an asset class Boeing (BA) is down $1.57 to $129.67 in the premarket on […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 1.29.14

Volatility as an asset class Boeing (BA) is recently down $7.94 to $129.13 after the firm reported better than expected Q4 results, but issued guidance for fiscal 2014 that fell significantly short of expectations. January weekly call option implied volatility is at 35, February is at 24, March and August is at 22; compared to […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 12.17.13

Reminder: December VIX Settlement tomorrow morning. Volatility as an asset class: Proshares UltraShort Barc 20 Year Treasury (TBT) closed at $78.39 into Fed officials decision on taper policy on Wednesday. December call option implied volatility is at 34, January is at 24, March is at 23; compared to its 26-week average of 29. CBOE 30-Year […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 11.18.13

Volatility as an asset class 3D Systems (DDD) is recently up $4.08 to $84.21 after the 3D content to print solutions provider had its price target raised to $90 from $69 at BofA/Merrill.  November weekly call option implied volatility is at 66, December is at 53, January is at 49, February is at 49; compared […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 10.23.13

Volatility as an asset class Caterpillar (CAT) is recently down $5.53 to $83.65 after Q3 earnings fell 44%. November call option implied volatility is at 21, December is at 17, January is at 19; compared to its 26-week average of 22. Boeing (BA) is recently up $4.13 to $126.63 on Q3 earnings rising 12%. November call […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-Day Update 7.15.13

Volatility as an asset class Tesla (TSLA) is down $0.30 to $129.60.  TSLA added to the NASDAQ 100 today.  Northland Securities raised its price target to $230 from $95. August call option implied volatility is at 77, September is at 64, December is at 61; above its 26-week average of 51. Boeing (BA) is up […]