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CBOE Mid-Day Update 5.21.15

Volatility as an asset class Best Buy (BBY) is recently up $1.78 to $35.46 after reporting Q1 adjusted EPS 37c, compared to consensus 29c. May weekly call option implied volatility is at 42, June is at 28, September is at 31; compared to its 90-day average of 32. NetApp (NTAP) is recently down $4.19 to […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 3.3.15

Premier Netanyahu speaks to Congress today.  Futures off globally but not much, Oil moves up to $50. Treasury yields climb slightly.  Aussies kept rates unchanged last night.  Market reaction (if any) to Netanyahu speech unclear.  SPY off $0.60 on 1.6mm shares.  For those unable to attend CBOE’s Risk Management Conference in San Diego starting tomorrow, […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 2.27.14

Volatility as an asset class Kohl’s (KSS) is recently up $1.66 to $56.10 on Q4 earnings decreasing 12%, but in line with guidance.  March weekly call option implied volatility is at 24, April is at 22, July is at 21; compared to its 26-week average of 25. Catamaran (CTRX) is recently down $6.41 to $45.39 […]






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Squeeze Ahead

Stock market averages finished with gains on a relatively slow day of trading Wednesday. Ford Motor (F) rallied 3.5 percent and seemed to help bolster investor sentiment after the automaker reported a 12.2 percent increase in August sales and also announced plans to boost production. Intel (INTC) advanced 2.6 percent and was the best gainer […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 8.27.13

Volatility as an asset class US Airways (LCC) is recently down 85c to $15.36 on concerns a Syrian conflict will affect the airliners revenues. Overall option implied volatility of 40 is above its 26-week average of 34. Best Buy (BBY) is recently down 88c to $34.92 after the electronic retailer’s founder will sell an undisclosed […]