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Earnings Next Week – 2/8 – 2/12

Earnings season is approaching the end of the heavy period, but there are plenty of companies left to report.  The numbers below represent three years of history with a couple of exceptions which have not been around long enough to provide a full three years of history.  In those cases the data appears in italics. […]






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Earnings Week of 11/9 – 11/13

Earnings season is coming to a close, but there are still a few interesting names reporting this week.  The numbers below represent stock price reaction over the last 3 years, unless in italics (W this week).  Max is the biggest up move, Min is the biggest stock drop, Abs Avg is the average move (higher […]






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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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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 11.13.14

Volatility as an asset class Procter and Gamble (PG) is down $0.58 to $88.90 on Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B) acquiring the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble in deal valued at approximately $6.4B. Overall option implied volatility of 13 is near its 26-week average of 14. Cisco (CSCO) is  higher by $0.38 to $25.50 […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 8/8/2014

First off, I’m well aware next week is standard August option expiration week so every company that reports has short dated options available for trading. However, with Hannah heading back to college (USC’s gain and The Options Institute’s loss), gathering all that data would probably take a couple of days. Therefore the list of stocks […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.13.14

With the big storm headed for the east coast – coinciding with a long weekend, will this affect stock and option volume this afternoon and tomorrow?  Traders talking about GS trimming their 1Q GDP estimate to below 2%.  NFLX doing well this morning. overseas markets and crude lower. Volatility as an asset class Time Warner […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.16.13

Volatility as an asset class Cisco (CSCO) is up $2.31 to $23.53 in the pre-market after the networking-equipment company reported better than expected Q3 order growth.  Overall option implied volatility of 30 is above its 26-week average of 26. Wal-Mart (WMT) is down $1.76 to $78.10 in the pre-market after reporting its first same-store sales […]