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CBOE Mid-Day Update 9.29.14

Volatility as an asset class Alibaba (BABA) is recently down $1.44 to $89.03. October 90, 95 and 100 calls are active at the CBOE on the first day of options trading. October call option implied volatility is at 38, November is at 39, December is at 38, January is at 37. GoPro (GPRO) is recently […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 6.16.14

Volatility as an asset class DreamWorks Animation (DWA) is down $3.17 to $24.18 after its latest film, “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” didn’t do as well as analysts had expected in its box-office debut. June call option implied volatility is at 54, July is at 38, September is at 37; compared to its 26-week […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.26.14

Back to sub-zero weather in Chicago with up to 8″ of snow expected for this weekend’s Chicago BlackHawks outdoor game at Soldier Field. European stocks and metals lower, Asian shares mixed. US stock futures point to slightly higher open. TGT shares up $0.68, earnings beat by $0.02 but earnings announcement also had vague warnings about […]






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Weekend Review

Options Action The first trade recommendation was on Goldman Sachs (GS – 146.60) and was bearish in nature. The justification was that the financials are extended relative to the overall market and GS has had quite a run on its own. Also, there was mention that in the last couple of years we have had […]