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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.14.14

Happy Pi day. The major Averages have given up early gains, and we’ve seen some fairly heavy option volume.  At mid-day, CBOE has traded 4.33mm of 13.7mm options contracts changing hands.  SPX has traded over 550k contracts, but VIX has traded a whopping 1.17 million contracts. 1.3mm SPY, while AAPL and SIRI have been the […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 6.12.13

Volatility as an asset class Cooper Tire (CTB) received a bid from Apollo for $2.5B. First Solar (FSLR) is down $1.45 to $50.86 after filing to sell 8.5M shares of common stock.  Overall option implied volatility of 64 is above its 26-week average of 55. Yum! Brands (YUM) is up fractionally  to $72.26 in early […]