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Earnings Week of 1/4 – 1/8

The markets are well rested and ready for earnings announcements to start rolling out.  This week the calendar is light with three companies reporting that also have short dated options available for trading.  The numbers below represent three years of stock price reaction history to earnings announcements with the biggest gain, biggest drop, average move […]






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Earnings Next Week – 6/22 – 6/26

Things continue to pick up in the earnings world with five companies reporting next week.  The numbers on the table represent three years of history with Max being the biggest gain, Min being the biggest drop, Abs Avg representing the average move (higher or lower), and Last Q being what the stock did in reaction […]






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Blogging Options: Mid-Day Update 4.9.15

US stocks holding on to fractional gains on light Easter week trading.  With 90-minutes left in the trading day, Options had only traded ~10 million contracts.  SPX showed 540 K and RUT with 52 K contracts changing hands.  Not much going on, traders watching Oil and also to see if DJ Transports hold key levels. […]






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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 1.9.15

NFP for December climbed to 252K (240K to 244K expected), Jobless rate fell from 5.8% to 5.6% (5.7% expected).  November jobs revised higher.  The negative side of the report was the Participation Rate fell to a 37-year low (451K dropped out last month), and Average Wages dropped a surprising 0.2%. Volatility as an asset class […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 7.7.14

Volatility as an asset class IShares Barclay 20+ YR Treasury ETF (TLT) is recently up $1.01 to $111.70 into FOMC Minutes that are due Wednesday for the June 17-18 policy meeting. July weekly call option implied volatility is at 10, July is at 8, August, September and October is at 9; compared to its 26-week […]






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Can S&P 500 Bounce From 1850?

Stock indexes snapped a three-day skid with mild gains Tuesday, a move that allowed the S&P 500 to close clear of a key technical level at 1850. Its pursuit of 1900 has been slow going as Q1 wrapped and Q2 kicked off. Market nerves eased Tuesday, which could bode well for a fresh charge higher […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 4/4/2014

Next week is the start of earnings season for the first quarter of 2014.  Back in the day (like a few quarters ago) Alcoa (AA – 12.63) was still a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and was consistently the first DJIA stock to report earnings.  Much like the first robin of spring the […]