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CBOE Mid-Day Update 6.8.15

Volatility as an asset class The shares of companies that own casinos in Macau are falling this morning. Research firm Sterne Agee wrote that revenue from the region’s table games appears to have fallen sharply in the first week of June. Macau reported last week that its gross gaming revenue fell 37% year-over-year in May. […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.23.15

Earnings from major players hitting the tape (PG off $1.50, CAT up $3, GM misses on top and bottom line and is off $1) and more after the close. Chinese economic numbers (PMI) weak again but Asian shares slightly higher, Europe weak with DAX off 1.2%).  Housing data 30 minutes into trading day.  Volatility as […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 12.10.14

Volatility as an asset class Las Vegas Sands (LVS) is recently down $1.94 to $54.17 after FBR lowered its estimates for LVS, Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and MGM Resorts (MGM) citing the 20% decline in Macau gross gaming revenue in November and a “soft” first week of December.  December call option implied volatility is at 36, […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 6.10.14

Volatility as an asset class 3D Systems (DDD) is recently up 27c to $50.43 after the 3D printer manufacturer raised its FY14 revenue outlook. June call option implied volatility is at 46, July is at 44, August is at 47, November is at 44; compared to its 26-week average of 53. Las Vegas Sands (LVS) […]






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Strength in Overseas Markets Helped Set Today’s Tone

Cusick’s Corner Stock market averages moved higher through midday and extended the gains in afternoon action Wednesday. Strength in overseas markets, including a 2.4 percent rally in Hong Kong and a 2.1 percent advance in France, seemed to help set the tone for steady trading at the open. On the domestic economic news front, a […]