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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 7.11.14

Stock index futures mixed to off fractionally in light pre-market trade.  Yesterday VIX futures traded ~60k in extended hours, a record.  Traders digesting news that economists lowering Q2 GDP estimates substantially but only lowering 2014 year end slightly.  Bull market continues.  Speaking of bulls, we heard Chicagoan Bill Hillmann being interviewed on WGN radio this […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.22.14

Average option volume yesterday with ~14.9mm contracts trading.  SPX with 981k and VIX traded 1, 273,000 contracts.  Spy with over 1 million contracts and VIX Futures traded in excess of 15ok.  Weekly jobless disappointed big time but PMI beat, so conflicting indicators and long weekend coming up have markets up fractionally.  GOOG up $4, BA […]