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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.10.15

Overseas markets mixed to higher.  Bonds firm.  Oil down 1%.  GPS lower by $0.68 on lower sales, ARO lost less than expected and has added $0.40 in early action.  Watch the Greeks and Oil.  Volatility as an asset class: Urban Outfitters (URBN) is up $2.54 to $39.05 in the premarket after reporting Q4 revenue of […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 12.5.14

Volatility as an asset class Ulta Salon (ULTA) is recently up $5.39 to $131.16 on strong profit and revenue growth.  December call option implied volatility is at 31, January is at 28, March is at 32; compared to its 26-week average of 34. Five Below (FIVE) is recently down $5.33 to $37.52 after Q4 outlook […]






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Weekly Weekly’s for 8.21.14

Gap, GameStop and Salesforce.com all report earnings after the bell and traders are setting up now in weekly options. I’m Angela Miles covering Weeklys set to expire this Friday and next Friday. I’m falling into the Gap to start this report. Some traders are using call spread strategies as an earnings play on GPS. As […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 8.8.14

Talk of peace in southern Europe pushing stocks higher.  VIX Futures showed (preliminary numbers) over 49k contracts trade in the overnight session.  Slightly less than 600k SPX and 300k VIX Options trade by mid-day today. Volatility as an asset class: Lululemon (LULU) is up $1.17 to $40.20 following announcement that founder Chip Wilson will sell […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 7.11.14

Volatility as an asset class Fastenal (FAST) is recently down $2.29 to $45.85 after the retailer of fasteners and construction supplies reported less than expected Q2 revenue. August call option implied volatility is at 20, November is at 21, February is at 22; compared to its 26-week average of 26. Gap (GPS) is recently down […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 11.8.13

Volatility as an asset class McDonald’s (MCD) is recently down 78c to $96.42 on global same-store sales grew 0.5% in October. November call option implied volatility is at 10, December and January is at 11; compared to its 26-week average of 15. Nvidia (NVDA) is recently up 66c to $15.20 after the chip maker reported […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 6.7.13

Volatility as an asset class Wal-Mart (WMT) is recently up 95c to $76.59 after the retailer announced plans to repurchase $15B in shares.  June and July call option implied volatility is at 13, August and September is at 14; below its 26-week average of 16. Gap (GPS) is recently up 89c to $41.87 after reporting […]