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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.18.15

Volatility as an asset class Herbalife (HLF) is recently up $3.90 to $38.34 after winning dismissal of class action “pyramid scheme” lawsuit. March call option implied volatility is at 106, April is at 68, May is at 70; compared to its 26-week average of 65. General Mills (GIS) is recently down 45c to $51.60 after […]






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Weekly Weekly’s Option Report 1.8.15

Oil, earnings and stocks with hot options action are all coming your way.  I’m Angela Miles covering Weeklys set to expire tomorrow. Next Friday is a traditional options expiration. Let’s get rolling with oil. Oil futures are trading below $50 per barrel this week. In weekly options for BP there are traders taking at-the-money positions […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 11.4.14

Volatility as an asset class Herbalife (HLF) is recently down $11 to $44.89 after the nutrition company reported weaker than expected Q3 results and estimated that its sales would decline in Q4. November weekly call option implied volatility is at 114, November is at 108, December is at 92, January is at 94; compared to […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 7.29.14

Slow news-night.  Overseas markets up fractionally as 2-day FED meeting begins, and few newsworthy comments expected.  VIX futures calm overnight.  Beautiful weather in midwest again this week, trains empty coming into downtown Chicago.  little Volatility as an asset classUPS (UPS) is down $3.00 to $99.66 in the premarket after cutting FY14 adjusted EPS view to […]






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Blogging Options:CBOE Morning Update 6.2.14

Quiet overnight markets going into a week filled with big economic data. ISM and Construction Spending to be released 30 minutes into trading session.  Chinese economic activity showed a mild increase last month.  AAPL annual developers conference kicks off today.  10-year ticks up to 2.5%.  Volatility as an asset class: Option implied volatility levels for […]






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Option Trends: Walgreen Company and Herbalife Ltd.

Call buyers have been scoping out WAG, while troubled HLF has attracted put traders Options players are choosing sides on a pair of prominent wellness names: pharmaceutical retailing giant Walgreen Company (NYSE: WAG, $69.62, off $0.25) and nutritional supplements provider Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF, $61.91, up $0.03). Per data from the major options exchanges, traders […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-Day Update 1.3.13

Option volume on the average side today, as weather in NY sending some traders home early.~10 million options trade at mid-day. Volatility as an asset class Herbalife (HLF) is down $2.69 to $77.14 and Nu Skin (NUS) down $5.00 to $133.43 on the Federal Trade Commission announcing it will hold a press conference on January […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 7.30.13

Volatility as an asset class BP (BP) is down $1.84 to $41.28 in the premarket on Q2 results missing expectations. Overall option implied volatility of 17 is near its 26-week average of 18. Pfizer (PFE) is up $0.06 to $29.60 on net revenue down 7.1% and outline of its restructuring plan. Overall option implied volatility […]