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CBOE Mid-Day Update 2.24.15

Volatility as an asset class Macy’s (M) is recently down $2.34 to $61.93 after inline Q4 results and giving a cautious 2015 outlook. March call option implied volatility is at 21, April is at 20, May is at 21, August is at 20; compared to its 26-week average of 25. SunPower (SPWR) is recently up […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 4.4.14

Volatility as an asset class First Solar (FSLR) is recently up 95c to $69.45 after the manufacturer of solar power equipment and solar energy plants, price target was raised to $87 from $63 at Citigroup. Utilities SPDR (XLU) is recently up 55c to $41.80, a fresh five-year high. April call option implied volatility is at […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Commentary 3.19.14

Trading has slowed to a crawl.  Traders and investors waiting for FOMC announcement.  CBOE trades 2.35 million of 8.4mm options trading.  VIX Futures trade 58k, SPX options 470k and VIX options with 300k changing hands. Volatility as an asset class First Solar (FSLR) is up $8.88 to $66.88 after the maker of thin-solar panel forecast […]






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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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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 8.7.13

Volatility as an asset class First Solar (FSLR) is down $3.94 to $42.81 in the premarket after the solar panel maker reported a Q2 profit decrease of 70%. Overall option implied volatility of 75 is above its 26-week average of 63. Zillow (Z) is off $8.11 to $82.70 after the real-estate information provider reported a […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 6.12.13

Volatility as an asset class Cooper Tire (CTB) received a bid from Apollo for $2.5B. First Solar (FSLR) is down $1.45 to $50.86 after filing to sell 8.5M shares of common stock.  Overall option implied volatility of 64 is above its 26-week average of 55. Yum! Brands (YUM) is up fractionally  to $72.26 in early […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 5.30.13

Volatility as an asset class CIT Group (CIT) is recently up $2.74 to $47.21 after the financial company announced that it received notice from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York ends crisis written agreement. June call option implied volatility is at 26, July is at 23, October is at 22; compared to its 26-week […]