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Weekly Weekly’s for 2.12.15

Apple officially dominates the world in terms of market cap and it’s a major play in weekly options. I’m Angela Miles reporting today on weekly options expiring this Friday, the 13th. Next Friday is a traditional options expiration. Traders and investors are taking a shine to Apple this week as the stock breaks out to […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 11.11.14

Volatility as an asset class SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) is recently up $1.10 to $111.53 as gold slips lower. November weekly call option implied volatility is at 23, November is at 19, December is at 20; compared to its 26-week average of 15. Groupon (GRPN) is recently up 22c to $7.65 after reporting 53M total […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 5.7.14

S&P 500 and DJIA higher, NASDAQ lower.  MSFT, TSLA, AMZN, GRPN, TWTR and AAPL weighing on NASDAQ.  Metals lower, 10-year 2.58%.  Mixed news in Ukraine.  Mr Putin said he had troops move back from border, NATO says no movement yet.    Volatility as an asset class: Mondelez (MDLZ) is up $ $2.83 to $38.05 after reporting […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 2.11.14

Volatility as an asset class Dean Foods (DF) is recently down $1.21 to $13.99 after the diary company reported mixed Q4 results and forecast Q1 and fiscal 2014 profit that significantly trailed expectations. March call option implied volatility is at 33, June is at 32, September is at 31; compared to its 26-week average of […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 9.5.13

Volatility as an asset class Pozen (POZN) is up $0.56 to $5.86 on signing a commercialization agreement with Sanofi (SNY) for the commercialization of Pozen’s aspirin therapies. Overall option implied volatility of 65 is near its 26-week average of 64. Groupon (GRPN) is higher by $0.59 to $10.88  after Morgan Stanley upgraded the Internet commerce […]






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S&P 500 and Dow Industrials Closed at Record Highs

Cusick’s Corner Stock market averages rallied at the open and are building on the gains in afternoon action Thursday. Soothing comments from Ben Bernanke yesterday afternoon seemed to help set the tone for steady trading early in the day. The head of the Federal Reserve said that “highly accommodative policy for the foreseeable future is […]






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Blogging Options: 6.14.13

Volatility as an asset class Smith & Wesson (SWHC) is up $0.52 to $9.82 in the premarket after the gun maker pre-announced earnings and a $100M share repurchase authorization. Overall option implied volatility of 43 is below its 26-week average of 49. Edwards Lifescience’s (EW) is down $0.97 to $70.98 in the premarket after losing […]






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What Do the Option Markets Think of Groupon?

Last Friday, Chicago-based Groupon (GRPN) announced that it had underestimated the percentage of returns on its higher-valued deals. As such, the company offered a bleaker forecast for its first-quarter numbers and lowered its fourth-quarter numbers from last year. Groupon admitted its mistakes and assured investors that the issue has been resolved, that this will be […]