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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.19.15

ECB talking of accelerating next round of QE has shorts in Europe scrambling.  April Housing Starts higher than estimates, rebounding after February and March disappointed.  SPY up fractionally.  Last day to trade May VIX, settles tomorrow morning.  Volatility as an asset class Home Depots (HD) is up $1.92 to $116.25 in the premarket on Q1 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.24.15

JPM said to close over 25% of its branches and cut additional costs.  It also said due to “new federal regulations” it will reduce “$100B of non-operating deposits”, expected by traders to be a NIRP. JPM shares up $1.30 on heavy volume.  HD beat, raised its dividend and stock buy-back and said same-store sales exceeded […]






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Weekly Weekly’s Option Report for 2.19.15

I’m Angela Miles covering weekly options. Tomorrow, traditional options expire and next Friday Feb. 27 it’s a Weekly’s expiration. A busy earnings week is ahead starting Monday with SINA. The options paper is surprisingly light in the early going and the market is wide in SINA. That is likely to pick up into earnings the […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 11.18.14

Volatility as an asset class Home Depot (HD) is recently down $1.73 to $96.30 after reporting in line Q3 EPS of $1.15 and mixed 2015 guidance. November call option implied volatility is at 19, December is at 18, January is at 16; compared to its 26-week average of 18. Medtronic (MDT) is recently up $2.66 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 11.18.14

It’s cold in the midwest.  PPI for October rose an unexpected 0.2% (-0.1% expected, and -0.1% in Sept.).  X-Food % Energy PPI rose 0.1%.   HD beat with earnings but vague comments about cost of security problems shows the shares off $0.90.  Fans of Shark Tank woke up to find GrooveBook (Shark Tank company) bought […]






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Weekly Weekly’s for 9.4.14

Apple leads the way in my report on Weekly’s. The highly anticipated new product launch is next Tuesday. Today, I’m covering weeklys set to expire this Friday and next Friday, September 12th. It’s been a wild week for Apple (AAPL) traders. The stock is now trading below $100. Some people say it’s profit taking ahead […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.20.14

Slow morning.  Asian shares higher, Europe lower.  Metals and Oil fractionally lower, 10-year up slightly.   DKS missed on earnings and revenue, off $8. TJX also missed, lower by $2.  May Volatility complex settles tomorrow, today last day to trade volatility options and futures.   Volatility as an asset class: Home Depot (HD) is down $0.73 to […]