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Earnings Week of 11/9 – 11/13

Earnings season is coming to a close, but there are still a few interesting names reporting this week.  The numbers below represent stock price reaction over the last 3 years, unless in italics (W this week).  Max is the biggest up move, Min is the biggest stock drop, Abs Avg is the average move (higher […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.14.15

April PPI fell 0.4% (+0.1% expected), Core 0ff 0.2%.  Orders for machinery and oil prices major contributors to drop.  Weekly Jobless Claims come in less than anticipated.  Slow news day so far.  May option expiration tomorrow.  Traders talking about $VXTYN lately. Volatility as an asset class: Cisco (CSCO) is down $0.30 to $29.10 in the […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 10.8.14

Volatility as an asset class Sears Holdings (SHLD) is recently down $4.40 to $25.90 after Bloomberg says vendor to halt shipments. October weekly call option implied volatility is at 170, October is at 107, November is at 94,  December is at 84, March is at 76; compared to its 26-week average of 54. J.C. Penney […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 6.23.14

Volatility as an asset class MICROS (MCRS) is recently up $2.19 to $67.96 on Oracle (ORCL) acquiring for $68 per share.  August call option implied volatility is at 10, December is at 9; compared to its 26-week average of 24. J.C. Penney (JCP) is recently down 12c to $8.87 on closing its new $2.35B asset-based […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.16.14

Housing Starts jumped to their best level in 5 months, but almost all of rise with rental properties. UofM Sentiment fell to 81.8% in May, down from 84.1%, and the 84.6 expected. Darden sells Red Lobster, Election results in India show pro-growth, pro-job candidate elected, their market surges. May Expiration today.  Volatility as an asset […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.27.14

Durable Goods off 1% (December revised lower by 1%) but Core Rate (X-Aircraft) up 1.7%.  Weekly Claims move higher, Best Buy up $2, Sears higher by $1.50 after bullish forward looking comments. Volatility as an asset class Tesla (TSLA)  is up $5.75 to $258.75 after announcing plan to spend $4B-$5B with its partners over the […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 12.6.13

Volatility as an asset class American Eagle (AEO) is recently down $1.36 to $15.03 after the teen-retailer reported in line results for its Q3 with Q4 EPS guidance below consensus of 39 cents. December call option implied volatility is at 27, January and February is at 34; compared to its 26-week average of 34. Five […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 12.5.13

Volatility as an asset class J.C. Penney (JCP) is recently down 78c to $8.89 after Fitch said free cash flow could remain materially negative in 2014. JCP 12/6/13 call option implied volatility is at 98, December and January is at 70, February is at 77; above its 26-week average of 70. Titan Machinery (TITN) is […]






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Stocks Slide on FED Worries

from the XPound Blog team Market Update 11/20/13 Stock market averages gave up midday gains and finished in the red Wednesday.  Earnings results were mixed.  JC Penney (JCP) rose 8.3 percent and Deere (DE) added 2.1 percent in the wake of their respective profit reports. Home improvement retailer Lowe’s (LOW) saw a 6.2 percent post-earnings […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 11.7.13

Volatility as an asset class J.C. Penney (JCP) is recently up 40c to $8.11 after the retailer reported October same-store sales rose 0.9%. November call weekly calls expiring on 11/8/13 option implied volatility is at 95, November 11/15/13 is at 80, November is at 109, December is at 97, January is at 88, February is […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 11.4.13

Volatility as an asset class J.C. Penney (JCP) is recently up 20c to $8.34 on JPMorgan believing that sales improved in the second half of October, and the firm thinks the company’s comparative sales may have been positive last month for the first time since 2Q11. November call weekly call option implied volatility is at […]