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Earnings Week of Oct 17 – Oct 21

With a couple of exceptions (AAL, PYPL) the data below represents twelve quarters of earnings history.  As always the data below is based on the last three years of earnings results unless the ticker is in italics.  The columns show the biggest rally, biggest drop, average move, and what the stock did last quarter in […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 3.19.15

AAPL goes into the DJIA at today’s opening.  Oil off over 3% in early trade, Kuwait comments about production levels keeping steady, even as demand lags.  Dollar higher vs. Euro.  Weekly Claims in line, Stocks expected to give back some of yesterday’s gains.  EBAY downgraded preopen.  10-year 1.93%.  Get your NCAA brackets completed,  games begin […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 10.16.14

Volatility as an asset class Chesapeake Energy (CHK) is recently up $2.80 to $20.61 after the energy company announced that it sold Marcellus and Utica shale assets to Southwestern Energy (SWN) for $5.375B. October weekly call option implied volatility is at 65, November is at 51, December is at 48; compared to its 26-week average […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 10/13 – 10/17

There were no additions to the Weeklys list this week.  Below is a list of companies with Weeklys reporting earnings next week.  Note the list is pretty long as next week we are getting into third quarter earnings results.   I missed LVS which reports Thursday after the close, but will post those numbers when […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 9.30.14

Window Dressing Day.  EBay and PayPal hog the spotlight this morning and shift focus to tech stocks.  Hong Kong shares off another 1.25% on continued unrest.  BABA options got off to a good start with CBOE trading over 33k of 122k contracts.  Average option volume day yesterday, but VIX futures traded 228k.   Case-Shiller Home […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 9.19.14

Volatility as an asset class Yahoo (YHOO) is recently down 95c to $41.18 on Alibaba (BABA) going public in a 320.1M share IPO priced at $68.  BABA is recently trading at $92.64.  September weekly call option implied volatility is at 60, October weekly is at 53, October is at 46,  November is at 40, January […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 9.10.14

Volatility as an asset class Bank of America (BAC) is recently up 8c to $16.22 on seeing reducing branches to 5,000 by end of year. September and October call option implied volatility is at 19, December is at 20; compared to its 26-week average of 23. eBay (EBAY) is recently down $1.62 to $51.11 in […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 1/20/2014

We only have four working market days this coming week, but all that does is compress a lot of earnings releases into a short week.  More than thirty stocks report their earnings this coming week and looking at the list it is tough to figure out which to highlight.  Also, beyond the names on the […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-Day Update 12.2.13

Volatility as an asset class Microsoft (MSFT) is up $0.47 to $38.60, a new 52-week high on strong Xbox sales.  December weekly call option implied volatility is at 26, December is at 23, January and February is at 24; compare to its 26-week average of 23. Petrobras (PBR) is down $1.83 to $14.12 after announcing […]






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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 4.18.13

Volatility as an asset class VIX methodology for iShares Silver Trust (VXSLV) closed at 39.35; above its 50-day moving average of 25.95. CBOE VIX methodology for Market Vectors Gold Miners Fund (VXGDX) closed at 51.29, above its 50-day moving average of 30.38. PepsiCo (PEP) is up 3.00 to $81.85 after reporting a Q1 beat on […]