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CBOE Mid-Day Update 1.13.15

Volatility as an asset class Costco (COST) is recently up 62c to $143.17 after Goldman Sachs downgraded citing the recent valuation expansion and its belief the retailer’s earnings momentum is close to peaking.  January call option implied volatility is at 17, February is at 16, July is at 15; compared to its 26-week average of […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 10.6.14

US stocks add on to gains in early trade.  Overseas markets higher, catching up to US rally Friday.  10-year 2.43%.  DIS spending over $1B to help European subsidiary, is up $0.40 in early trade.  Volatility as an asset class HP (HPQ) is up $2.11 to $37.31 in the premarket after announcing plans to separate into […]






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Weekly Weekly’s 5.22.14

Retail earnings steal the show! I’m Angela Miles, covering weekly options that expire this Friday and some for next week. The long Memorial Holiday is coming up, which means time-decay for options premiums. So these are fast turn around trades. I’m starting with Hewlett Packard. HPQ earning are expected today after the close. As the stock trades $32.50, upside […]






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Warren Buffett…Tech Investor?

One of the projects I had the honor of being part of in 2013 was creating a study guide that accompanies the recently released 3rd edition of The Warren Buffett Way.   Like most market observers I had always understood the methods used by Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway when selecting a stock.  One that most professional […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 10.9.13

Volatility as an asset class Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is recently up $1.51 to $22.30 on the enterprise company seeing FY14 momentum to accelerating into FY15. October weekly call option implied volatility is at 70, October is at 32, November is at 36, December is at 39, January is at 37; compared to its 26-week average of […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 8.22.13

Volatility as an asset class Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) is down $8.40 to $38.40 in the premarket after the teen retailer reported a Q2 profit decrease of 33% and issued a weak outlook. Overall option implied volatility of 74 is above its 26-week average of 39. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is off $2.02 to $23.35 after reporting less […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 7.10.13

Volatility as an asset class Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is recently up 44c to $25.91 after Citigroup bumped its recommendation up to Buy from Sell, with a $32 price target.  July and August call option implied volatility is at 30, September is at 34; compared to its 26-week average of 33. ADTRAN (ADTN) is recently down $1.50 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.23.13

Volatility as an asset class Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is up $2.66 to $23.89 after the technology conglomerate reported Q2 earnings that beat expectations and guided Q3 and full-year earnings above estimates. Overall option implied volatility 44 is above its 26-week average of 37. PetSmart (PETM) ih sigher by $1.74 to $70.81 after the pet-supplies retailer reporting […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update

Volatility as an asset class Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is recently down 39c to $22.54 after the board of directors authorized a 10% increase in the amount of its regular quarterly dividend, to 14.52c per share. April call option implied volatility is at 29, May is at 30, June and August is at 31; below its 26-week […]