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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.25.15

Volatility as an asset class Kraft (KRFT) is recently up $23.66 to $84.97 on privately held H.J. Heinz Company announcing the purchase of Kraft. Heinz shareholders will own a 51% stake in a combined company, while Kraft shareholders will hold a 49% stake and receive a special cash dividend of $16.50 per share. April option […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning update 3.25.15

Chicago (Northfield) based Kraft joins Warren Buffett’s conglomerate, see below.  “Synergies” = possible layoffs, we’ll see.  February Durables drop 1.4%, +0.2% expected.  Most of the components looked awful.  January Durable Goods revised sharply lower. Relationship to positive Housing Starts yesterday and revised Q1 GDP will be discussed on trading desks today.  10-year 1.86%.  Volatility as […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 6.9.14

Volatility as an asset class Twitter (TWTR) is recently up 87c to $34.22 as shares test resistance at $35 level.  June weekly call option implied volatility is at 49, June is at 56, July is at 47, July is at 51; compared to its 26-week average of 57. Kraft (KRFT) is recently up 61c to […]