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CBOE Mid-Day Update 10.6.14

Volatility as an asset class Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) is recently up $16.45 to $491.66 after Goldman Sachs upgraded the medical device company to Buy. October weekly call option implied volatility is at 39, October is at 33, November is at 36, January is at 31; compared to its 26-week average of 33. Chimerix (CMRX), up […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 7.23.14

Volatility as an asset class Boeing (BA) is recently down $3.21 to $126.53 after raising 2014 EPS outlook, however renewed concerns on the KC-46 tanker program and a $425M charge on Pegasus jets. July weekly call option implied volatility is at 23, August is at 18, October is at 15; compared to its 26-week average […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.9.14

Get ready for VXST Volatility as an asset class Toyota (TM) is down $1.91 to $107.19 in the premarket after announcing a recall of over 6M vehicles worldwide. Overall option implied volatility of 21 is near its 26-week average of 22. Alcoa (AA) IS up $0.54 to $13.07 after beating Wall Street estimates and soothing […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 4.1.14

Markets higher but gains cut in half in last hour.  Option volume < 10 million contracts.  SPX with 500k and VIX ~287k contracts. Las Vegas Sands (LVS) is up $1.83 to $82.61 after Macau reported on its website earlier today that monthly gross revenue at its casinos jumped 13% last month compared to last year. […]