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Earnings Next Week – 2/8 – 2/12

Earnings season is approaching the end of the heavy period, but there are plenty of companies left to report.  The numbers below represent three years of history with a couple of exceptions which have not been around long enough to provide a full three years of history.  In those cases the data appears in italics. […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 2.6.15

Volatility as an asset class Pandora (P) is recently down $3.29 to $15.12 on a Q4 revenue miss on weakness in several ad verticals and weaker than expected listener hours. February call option implied volatility is at 56, March is at 54, June is at 53; compared to its 26-week average of 62. Expedia (EXPE) […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.2.14

April Non-Farm Payroll rises 288k (203k March), Jobless Rate  at 6.3% (6.6% consensus).  Participation Rate 62.8% (63.2% March).   Hourly Earnings flat.   DJIA futures up only 20 points as participation Rate and Earnings component drag on what should have been a well received number.   Volatility as an asset class: LinkedIn (LNKD) is down $3.32 to $157.90 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.7.14

Blame the weather.  Jan Non-Farm Payrolls grew at an anemic 113k, far below the 180k to 200k looked for.  More surprising was that December had been expected to be revised sharply higher but was not.  Futures have given up early gains but remain in slightly negative territory.   AAPL bought $14b of its shares after […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Afternoon Update 10.31.13

Going into the last hour of trading…. Avon Products (AVP) is down $5.21 to $17.19 on 30 million shares, after reporting less than expected Q3 results.  November call option implied volatility is at 32, December is at 27, April is at 30; compared to its 26-week average of 32. Boyd Gaming (BYD) is down $2.22 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 10.14.13

Volatility as an asset class Whirlpool is recently down $7.66 to $132.88 after Cleveland Research issued a note in which it said a softer market in Brazil could limit any upside beyond consensus for the company’s Q3. October call option implied volatility is at 49, November is at 43, December and January is at 38; […]