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Bullish Trade for National Pasta Day

In honor of National Pasta Day, I went searching for a trade that is bullish on a restaurant that serves its share of Italian food.  One Friday, I guess in anticipation of a surge in the consumption of food at Olive Garden, someone put on a bull call spread using options on Darden Restaurants (DRI).  […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 3.20.15

Happy Triple Witch Friday.   Spring officially arrives right after the close today.  European debt talks have some optimistic, DAX up 1%.  Commodities flat, DRI up $2.50 on good Quarter.  For those following the NCAA tournament, Matt Moran from CBOE will post his “Volatility Bracketology” here at the CBOE Hub later this morning, it’s a good […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 6.20.14

Volatility as an asset class CarMax (KMX) is recently up $7.16 to $52.48 after Q1 earnings beat analyst’s consensus. July call option implied volatility is at 20, October and January is at 21; compared to its 26-week average of 28. Darden (DRI) is recently down $1.65 to $47.85 after reporting Q4 earnings. July, October and […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 3.3.14

Volatility as an asset class Nu Skin (NUS) is recently down $7.09 to $76.50 on Q1 outlook trailing investor expectations. March call option implied volatility is at 62, April is at 59, June is at 59, September is at 54; compared to its 26-week average of 47. Magna (MGA) is recently up $3.56 to $92.68 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 12.19.13

Triple Witch tomorrow, last day to trade SPX Dec options. Futures soft after yesterdays rally but European shares higher.  Initial Claims grew 10k, drop had been expected.  Home Sales at 9am CST.  Gold ticked below $1200 briefly, Volatility as an asset class Oracle (ORCL) is up $0.70 to $35.30 in the premarket after reporting earnings […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update

Volatility as an asset class Darden (DRI) is recently up 51c to $49.47 on Q3 Olive Garden U.S. same restaurant sales down 4.1%, Red Lobster U.S. down 6.6%, Longhorn U.S. down 1.6%. April call option implied volatility is at 16, May and July is at 17; compared to its 26-week average of 23.