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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 10.21.14

Several earnings reports at the opening.  MCD is off $0.75 after missing, VZ lower by $0.50, KO down $2.00.  Oil & Gold higher.  US markets open slightly higher.  Ed Tilly welcomed students from Drake School in Chicago to the SPX yesterday after the close.  CBOE is involved in a tutoring program with volunteers from the […]






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Weekly Weekly’s Option Report 10/16/14

Traders are loving the wild rides in the market. I’m Angela Miles covering Weekly’s options expiring next Friday, 10/24.  I’m starting with SPX this week, because in my last weeklys report, there was notable downside put buying around the 1875 strike. Wow, did those traders play it spot on as the S&P 500 plunged!  In […]






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Weekly Weekly’s 7.17.14

Tomorrow is a traditional options expiration. Next week, it’s just the Weeklys, which is what I am focused on today. Popular stocks with weekly options turn in their earnings next week. Next week starts strong with earnings from Netflix ($444). Right after the bell this morning, 10,000 contracts traded with a few call buyers at […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 10.18.13

Volatility as an asset class Las Vegas Sands (LVS) is up $1.27 to $72.24 in the premarket after the casino and resort operator reported Q3 earnings rose 79%. Overall option implied volatility of 58 is above its 26-week average of 30. Google (GOOG) is up $84.22 to $973 on a Q3 revenues increasing 12%. October […]






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Weekend Review – 10/6/2013

  Barron’s – Steven Sears points out in the Strike Price column that despite all the potential land mines out there for the stock market, investors continue to buy stocks with small hedges here and there.  He notes that stocks that have underperformed are popular as the long side of relative value trades.  One specific […]






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Weekend Review

Barron’s – Steven Sosnick from Timber Hill took over the Striking Price column this week and discussed one of my favorite market topics – Earnings Season.  He mentions that to the casual observer earnings trades may seem similar to playing a casino game.  However, he points out there is a relatively ‘conservative’ script that companies […]






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CMG — Bullish and Bearish Chart Set-Ups!

Taking a look at CMG ($296.50, down $3.68) I have TWO trade setups on the same chart. Now that sounds crazy, but guess what….The setup that you would consider for a trade has everything to do with what TIME FRAME you are trading!!! Each setup has DIFFERENT parameters. Both of them are valid at this […]