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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 12.16.14

Busy day yesterday as 19.8 million option contracts trade, with CBOE & C2 accounting for 7.2m.  SPX with 1.28m & VIX with 849K.  VIX Futures showed 417K contracts changing hands.  SPY active with 3.7m contracts trading.  VIX traded up to ~24 intra-day yesterday.  After the close Russia raised rates from 10.5% to 17%, 6th raise […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 5.19.14

Volatility as an asset class 3M Company (MMM) is recently up 79c to $141.91 after saying the company is on track to deliver 2013-2017 organic revenue growth of 4%-6% and deliver 2013-2017 free cash flow conversion of approximately 100%. June, July and October call option implied volatility is at 12; compared to its 26-week average […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 7.1.13

Volatility as an asset class Onyx Pharmaceuticals (ONXX) is up $44.18 to $131 in the premarket after rejecting an unsolicited proposal from Amgen (AMGN) to acquire all of Onyx’s outstanding shares for $120 per share in cash.  Overall option implied volatility of 41 is near its 26-week average of 39. Nokia (NOK) is higher by $0.27 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.25.13

Volatility as an asset class 3M Company (MMM) is down $2.88 to $105.00 in early trading after the consumer and industrial product manufacturer revenue grew less than expected. Overall option implied volatility of 17 is near its 26-week average of 17. Akamai (AKAM) is up $6.87 to $42.96 after the operator of a network of […]