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How Admiral Beat Maury at His Own Game

Maury felt pretty smug about taking the Admiral’s FB trade, however, he was not prepared for BIDU. The Admiral had his mojo working as he went stalking an uber Maury trade, and it ended up a doozie! On 7/28, BIDU was scheduled to report earnings after the close. The Admiral sent out a Bearish 3x9x6 […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 4.30.15

Volatility as an asset class TASER (TASR) is recently up $2.60 to $30.71 on better than expected Q1 results, primarily driven by increased TASER X26P and TASER X2 Smart Weapon sales. May call option implied volatility is at 45, June is at 41, September is at 43; compared to its 26-week average of 53. WWE […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 2.12.15

Stocks push higher on calming of tensions in Ukraine.  Gold and Oil off fractionally, 10-year yield off 2-basis points.  European equities closed higher, FTSE up 9.96 points. Option activity picked in the first half of todays session.  With ~10.2 mm options contracts trading, SPX with 555K, VIX options showed 290K, 1.4mm SPY options change hands.  […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 9.19.14

Volatility as an asset class Yahoo (YHOO) is recently down 95c to $41.18 on Alibaba (BABA) going public in a 320.1M share IPO priced at $68.  BABA is recently trading at $92.64.  September weekly call option implied volatility is at 60, October weekly is at 53, October is at 46,  November is at 40, January […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 7.25.14

Volatility as an asset class Baidu (BIDU) is recently up $18.26 to $222.46 after reporting better than expected Q2 results and mobile revenue reached 30% of overall revenue. August and September call option implied volatility is at 28, December is at 31; compared to its 26-week average of 42. Xerox (XRX) is recently up 35c […]






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Mid-Day Market Call 4.1.14

Recap for Tuesday, April 1st Analysis of S&P 500 from QuickTakesPro’s Michael Kahn: S&P 500 (SPX) – At the time of this broadcast, SPX was around 1,877.20 up 4.86 from yesterday’s close. It appears to be in a sideways trading range roughly between 1841 and about 1882. It did hit a new high yesterday. The […]






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Late-Day Weakness After Fed Decision

From xpoundnewsletter@optionsxpress.com Stock market averages slumped in afternoon trading Wednesday after the Federal Reserve concluded its latest meeting and signaled no changes to monetary policy. The decision (or non-decision) had been widely expected and the S&P 500 was up 4.5% in October, new record highs, ahead of the announcement. The modest afternoon decline is possibly […]






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Weekly Weeklys Options Report: Facebook and Netflix Hit New Highs!

Facebook and Netflix hit new highs! How the trade in those stocks is shaping up. In today’s episode Angela Miles covers weekly options set to expire tomorrow, 9/13. Traders have been wanting NFLX to reach the $300 level, now that it’s happened, what’s next?  The weeklys today indicate a potential breakdown with 295 and 300 put […]






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BIDU – Bullish Trade Re-Visited 5.20.13

A couple of weeks ago, I shared a counter-trend trade setup with you in Baidu (BIDU, the Chinese-language Internet search provider, $98.68, up $3.96). We did see the buy side triggers on that one and some nice rallies have followed.  I now have to throw the caution flag on this one as we have recently […]