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Next Week in Weeklys – 1/12 – 1/16

Alcoa reports Monday (1/12) after the close. Despite AA having been removed from the Dow Jones Industrial Average many market observers consider AA’s report to be the beginning of earnings season. Personally I think things get going when all the big financials report which begins Wednesday with JP Morgan Chase (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC). The […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 6.27.14

10-year yield at 2.51% as several firms lower US growth forecast.  U of M report released after the opening.  End of quarter Monday.  Volatility as an asset class DuPont  (DD) is down $1.95 to $65.55 in the premarket after revising its outlook for Q2 and 2014, due primarily to lower than expected quarterly performance of […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 1.29.14

Volatility as an asset class Boeing (BA) is recently down $7.94 to $129.13 after the firm reported better than expected Q4 results, but issued guidance for fiscal 2014 that fell significantly short of expectations. January weekly call option implied volatility is at 35, February is at 24, March and August is at 22; compared to […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 7.18.13

Volatility as an asset class IBM (IBM) is up $3.71 to $198.26 in the premarket on Q2 profit falling 29%, beating analyst expectations.  July call option implied volatility is at 34, August is at 27, October is at 21, January is at 20; above its 26-week average of 18. SanDisk (SNDK) is up $2.56 to […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.23.13

Volatility as an asset class VIX methodology for iShares Silver Trust (VXSLV) closed at 36.04; above its 50-day moving average of 26.72. CBOE VIX methodology for Market Vectors Gold Miners Fund (VXGDX) closed at 43.66, above its 50-day moving average of 31.60. Netflix (NFLX) is up $40455 to $217.02 in the premarket after the movie-subscription […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update

Volatility as an asset class Seagate Technology (STX) and Western Digital (WDC) are advancing after a Brean Murray analyst wrote that sales of hard disk drives appear to be trending in-line with expectations, while stronger than expected sales of more profitable devices could cause both companies to report better than expected results for their quarters […]