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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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Earnings This Week – 3/23 – 3/27

A more appropriate title for this blog would be “Earnings Later This Week” as there are only four stocks with short dated options reporting earnings this week and they all report either Thursday or Friday.    The list below depicts three years of earnings history with the biggest move higher, lower, average move, and what the stock […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.9.15

Volatility as an asset class General Motors (GM) is recently up 94c to $37.47 after the company settled a potential proxy battle with an investment group led by Harry Wilson by agreeing to return more cash to shareholders. March weekly call option implied volatility is at 27, March is at 26, April is at 25; […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 12/15/2014

*Graphic corrected to show NAV reporting Tuesday before the open. The year is quickly coming to an end, but there are still a handful of opportunities to trade earnings reports.  Things don’t get started next week until Wednesday before the open with FedEx (FDX).  All numbers below are based on the last 12 quarters earnings […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 11.19.14

Volatility as an asset class Tesla Motors (TSLA) down $10.51 to $247.10 after Morgan Stanley took down estimates for the company, though they noted they remain buyers. November call option implied volatility is at 45, December is at 35, January is at 37; compared to its 26-week average of 46. Staples (SPLS) is recently up […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 6.23.14

Merger Monday.  Oracle bidding $68 cash for Micros. Harbinger bids for all or part of Central Garden & Pet.  Alstom’s Board OK with GE’s latest bid.   The week after Triple Witch traditionally slow (train empty coming in this morning) but lots of economic data on tap.  VIX Futures volume fairly light in pre-market session […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 6/13/2014

The list of Weeklys expanded by a handful of stocks this past week. This occurred despite next Friday being standard option expiration date. This past week we had earnings from only Luluemon Athletica (LULU) which resulted in almost a 16% price drop in the stock. Next week there are a few more companies reporting earnings […]






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This Week in Weeklys – 3/24/2014

The list of stocks with short dated options available had six additions last week.  I love how stocks that would have been no brainers for this list ten years ago are just being added (AOL and WDC come to mind). We are still between 4th quarter 2013 earnings announcements and 1st quarter 2014 earnings, but […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 2.25.14

Option activity somewhat subdued in early trading. Tesla Motors Tesla (TSLA) is up $34.56 to $252.22 after Morgan Stanley raised its price target to $320. February weekly call option implied volatility is at 78, March is at 58, June is at 54; compared to its 26-week average of 56.






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 12.20.13

Volatility as an asset class Carmax (KMX) is recently down $4.58 to $48.47 after reporting solid Q3 results and concerns on tightening subprime credit terms. January call option implied volatility is at 23, April and July is at 25; compared to its 26-week average of 28. Walgreen (WAG) is recently up $1.35 to $58.28 after […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 12/15/2013

Despite this being an old school expiration week, there are new names with extended weekly options series that showed up on the list last week.  The table below highlights the new exchange traded products and stocks that now have near date option series available.  Needless to say I’m personally excited to see the ProShares Short […]