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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.4.15

Stocks bounced back nicely Friday on average volume. A pretty good option trading as well with 17mm contracts trading.  SPX with over 1mm contracts changing hands, RUT totaled over 70 K.  England and Japan with holiday trading (May Day & Golden Week).  April Employment Friday, UK election Thursday. CVC tacks on $0.10 after good earnings, […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 4.24.15

Volatility as an asset class Altera (ALTR) is recently down 46c to $41.63 after the semiconductor company reported Q1 results that missed expectations. May call option implied volatility is at 72, June is at 67, September is at 41; compared to its 26-week average of 28. American Airlines (AAL) is recently up $1.55 to $53 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.24.15

JPM said to close over 25% of its branches and cut additional costs.  It also said due to “new federal regulations” it will reduce “$100B of non-operating deposits”, expected by traders to be a NIRP. JPM shares up $1.30 on heavy volume.  HD beat, raised its dividend and stock buy-back and said same-store sales exceeded […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 6.25.14

Volatility as an asset class The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of television network owners and against Aereo, which sells a service that allows its subscribers to watch television programs over the Internet at about the same time as the programs are broadcast over the air. Broadcasters jumping after Supreme Court rules against Aereo. […]






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Next Week in Weeklys 1/12/2014

This coming week is standard option expiration week, but there were a few names added to the list of stocks that will have shorter dated options.  The one that caught my eye was the ADR for National Bank of Greece (NBG – 5.84).  Pull up a long term chart for NBG – it looks exactly […]






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Weekend Review – 9/15/2013

Options Action – The focus at the beginning of the show was on stocks like Tesla (TSLA – 165.54), Zillow (Z – 95.59), and Netflix (NFLX – 305.65) which have all appeared to have stalled out after a heck of a run.  The momentum may have run out of these stocks and at least one […]