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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.23.15

Earnings from major players hitting the tape (PG off $1.50, CAT up $3, GM misses on top and bottom line and is off $1) and more after the close. Chinese economic numbers (PMI) weak again but Asian shares slightly higher, Europe weak with DAX off 1.2%).  Housing data 30 minutes into trading day.  Volatility as […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.30.15

Volatility as an asset class Auto Manufacturer’s Option Implied Volatility flat into the start of the New York Auto Show Tesla (TSLA) is recently down $2 to $183.06. Over all option implied volatility of 42 compares to its 26-week average of 45. Ford (F) is recently up 24c to $16.22. Over all option implied volatility […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.9.15

Volatility as an asset class General Motors (GM) is recently up 94c to $37.47 after the company settled a potential proxy battle with an investment group led by Harry Wilson by agreeing to return more cash to shareholders. March weekly call option implied volatility is at 27, March is at 26, April is at 25; […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.3.15

Volatility as an asset class Ford (F) is recently down 47c to $16.10 after the automakers reported February sales fell about 2% last month compared to the prior year. March call option implied volatility is at 18, April is at 19, May and September is at 20; compared to its 26-week average of 23. General […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 2.4.15

Volatility as an asset class General Motors (GM) is recently up $1.63 to $35.55 on better than expected Q4 results and guidance. February weekly call option implied volatility is at 33, February is at 26, March is at 24, June is at 23; compared to its 26-week average of 25. Polo Ralph (RL) is recently […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 1.14.15

Volatility as an asset class JPMorgan (JPM) is down $2.54 to $56.29 after reporting Q4 EPS $1.19, consensus $1.31. January call option implied volatility is at 29, February is at 24, April is at 23, June is at 22; compared to its 26-week average of 19. Wells Fargo (WFC) is off 79c to $51.06 after […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 1.12.15

Volatility as an asset class Auto manufacturer’s option implied volatility is mixed as the North American International Auto Show begins in Detroit. General Motors Co. (GM) over all option implied volatility of 27 compares to its 26-week average of 26. Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) over all option implied volatility of 20 compares to its 26-week […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 10.7.14

Volatility as an asset class General Motors (GM) is recently down $1.59 to $32.16 after recalling 46,873 vehicles from 2008-2013. October weekly call option implied volatility is at 22, October is at 26, November is at 26, December is at 25; compared to its 26-week average of 27. Amazon.com (AMZN) is recently $1.59 to $320.61 […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 10.1.14

Volatility as an asset class General Motors (GM) is recently up 84c to $32.78 after reaffirming near-term financial targets and reporting September U.S. sales up 19.4% to 223,437 vehicles. General Motors weekly volatility elevated into CEO unveiling financial strategy. October weekly call option implied volatility is at 38, October is at 26, November is at […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 6.26.14

Volatility as an asset class Alcoa (AA) is recently up 33c to $14.88 after acquiring Firth Rixson for $2.85B in cash and stock. July call option implied volatility is at 28, August is at 25, October is 26; compared to its 26-week average of 31. General Motors (GM) is recently down 56c to $36.53 after […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 4.24.14

Volatility as an asset class Zimmer Holdings (ZMH) is recently up $10.38 to $101.84 after it agreed to merge with another company in the sector, privately held Biomet.  May call option implied volatility is at 23, June is at 21, September is at 18; compared to its 26-week average of 21. General Motors (GM) is […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 4.2.14

Volatility as an asset class Amazon (AMZN) is recently up 95c to $344 after announcing Fire TV will cost $99. April weekly call option implied volatility is at 38, April is at 27, May is at 36, June is at 31; compared to its 26-week average of 31. VIX methodology for Amazon (VXAZN) is recently […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.1.14

Train station empty, apparently spring break.  March ISM and Feb Construction Spending reports due out at 9:00am CDT. Volatility as an asset class BHP Billiton (BHP) is up $1.13 to $68.90 in the premarket after the giant mining company said it was considering overhauling its portfolio further to focus on  five key commodities. Overall option […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.25.14

S&P cut Brazil’s debt rating by two notches to BBB-.  Consumer Confidence jumped sharply higher for March, reversing the Feb drop.   NASDAQ continues to lag the other major indices.  Options volume modest at mid-day. Carnival (CCL) is down $2.13 to $37.86 after the company reported better than expected adjusted earnings but issued guidance that fell […]