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Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) Risk, Did Option Market Price It Correctly?

Editor’s note:  Park Research LLC @ParkResearch is a relative newcomer to the CBOE Options Hub family.  “Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) has 12 products in the Phase II trials and 7 products in the Phase III trials. Everything about the company’s fundamentals can change in a single day when the FDA makes a definitive decision on a late […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 12.22.14

Volatility as an asset class Gilead (GILD) option implied volatility has increased after Express Scripts (ESRX) will offer AbbVie’s (ABBV) just approved hepatitis C regimen Viekira Pak. Gilead is recently down $15.95 to $92.84.  December weekly put option implied volatility is at 55, January is at 41; compared to its 26-week average of 34. Express […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 12.22.14

Overseas shares higher, US Dollar up against Euro.  GILD off sharply ($12) as AbbVie gets exclusive on a drug.  Lighter volume on Christmas holiday week begins.  Volatility as an asset class The ‘Majors’ option implied volatilities has spiked as WTI Crude Oil futures trades $57 Exxon Mobil (XOM) overall option implied volatility of 18 compares […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 10.29.14

Volatility as an asset class Electronic Arts (EA) is recently up $1.50 to $38.93 after the company’s Q2 earnings per share and revenue topped analysts’ estimates. November and December call option implied volatility is at 33 and January is at 31; compared to its 26-week average of29. Gilead (GILD) is recently down $3.42 to $110.83 […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 9.5.14

Volatility as an asset class TASER (TASR) is recently up 62c to $18.17 after New York City Police Department Commissioner William Bratton yesterday announced that the department would begin testing two types of body cameras that will allow police officers to record audio and video during their interactions with the public. The two devices that […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 7.24.14

Ford up $0.30, GM drops $0.70 and CAT falls ~$3 as earnings keep rolling in this morning.  AMR Group declares first dividend in 34 years.  Weekly Claims fall again.  Overseas markets drift higher.  Volatility as an asset class: Qualcomm (QCOM) is down $3.83 to $77.76  in the premarket after the chip manufacturer reported a 42% […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 12.9.13

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) is up $0.40 to $181.34 on steady gold, copper and oil prices. Overseas markets slightly higher.  10-year dips to ~2.84%.  Slow week for government reports, and Triple Witch is next week, so eyes could be on budget deadline this Friday.  5″ of snow already cleared from Soldier Field for […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 10.10.13

Volatility as an asset class Citrix (CTXS) is down $8.16 to $58.50 in the premarket after the enterprise software maker missed on earnings and lowered its Q3 EPS and revenue outlook. Overall volatility of 35 is near its 26-week average of 34. Quest Diagnostics (DGX) is down $3.58 to $57.85 after forecasting weaker-than-expected results in its […]