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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.29.15

First Quarter GDP, first revision showed a  drop of 0.7%, slightly less than anticipated.  Futures shrugging it off, still slightly in the negative.  Volatility as an asset class: GameStop (GME) is up $2.23 to $43.25 in the premarket after the gaming retailer reported Q1 EPS of $0.68, $0.09 better than the analyst estimate of $0.59. […]






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Earnings This Week – 3/23 – 3/27

A more appropriate title for this blog would be “Earnings Later This Week” as there are only four stocks with short dated options reporting earnings this week and they all report either Thursday or Friday.    The list below depicts three years of earnings history with the biggest move higher, lower, average move, and what the stock […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 5.23.14

Volatility as an asset class GameStop (GME) is recently up $2 to $38.88 after the multichannel video game retailer reported better than expected Q1 profits and backed its fiscal 2014 guidance. June call option implied volatility is at 34, July is at 35, October is at 38; compared to its 26-week average of 41. FireEye […]






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This Week in Weeklys – 3/24/2014

The list of stocks with short dated options available had six additions last week.  I love how stocks that would have been no brainers for this list ten years ago are just being added (AOL and WDC come to mind). We are still between 4th quarter 2013 earnings announcements and 1st quarter 2014 earnings, but […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 11.21.13

Volatility as an asset class Target (TGT) is recently down $2.41 to $64.06 after cutting its earnings outlook. December call option implied volatility is at 16, January is at 15; compared to its 26-week average of 19. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) is recently down 1c to $34.95 after the teen-retailer gave less than expected guidance.  December […]






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Stocks Slide on FED Worries

from the XPound Blog team Market Update 11/20/13 Stock market averages gave up midday gains and finished in the red Wednesday.  Earnings results were mixed.  JC Penney (JCP) rose 8.3 percent and Deere (DE) added 2.1 percent in the wake of their respective profit reports. Home improvement retailer Lowe’s (LOW) saw a 6.2 percent post-earnings […]






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Choppy Waters

Cusick’s Corner Market action remains mixed late-Wednesday, as investors digest a barrage of quarterly earnings reports. The only economic stat of the day showed New Home Sales improving to an annual rate of 497,000 for June, which was up from 459,000 the month before and better than the 483,000 that was expected. Meanwhile, Apple (AAPL) […]