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Earnings Next Week – 6/27 – 7/1

It is a very quiet week as once again only four companies with short dated options will be reporting earnings.  As always the data below is based on the last three years of earnings results.  The columns show the biggest rally, biggest drop, average move, and what the stock did last quarter in reaction to earnings.  

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Earnings Previews – 12/15 – 12/22

I’ve been remiss at keeping up with earnings and will use a brutal travel schedule as my excuse.  Since there are only two companies reporting next week I’m putting all the earnings for this week and next into a single blog.  The numbers below represent the last three years worth of earnings releases with Max […]

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Earnings Next Week – 6/22 – 6/26

Things continue to pick up in the earnings world with five companies reporting next week.  The numbers on the table represent three years of history with Max being the biggest gain, Min being the biggest drop, Abs Avg representing the average move (higher or lower), and Last Q being what the stock did in reaction […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 1.7.15

ADP Employment beat this morning (added 241K jobs, 230K expected) and stocks reacted well.  Five-Day losing streak looks like it should end today.  Overseas markets moving higher.   Oil erased early losses and have moved to the upside,  WTI up 1%.   Gold off, FED minutes later today.  Option volume yesterday was very good, with CBOE & […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 9.26.14

2Q GDP came in as expected at 4.6%.  U of M Sentiment later this morning.  Bill Gross leaving PIMCO has talking heads excited this morning.  Good option volume yesterday as CBOE traded ~6mm of 20mm contracts traded.  BABA expected to begin option trading Monday.  Commodities unchanged in early pre-market trade, Asian shares mixed to lower, […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Mornng Update 6.11.14

World Bank cut global economic growth forecast from +3.2% down to +2.8%.  Overseas markets weak before the US opening.   Metals and Oil fractionally lower.  Implication of #2 Republican in US House losing primary being weighed.  Slow news day expected. Volatility as an asset class: Ulta Salon (ULTA) is up $9.04 to $94.35 in the premarket […]

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CBOE Mid-Day Update 5.27.14

Markets up ~0.5%, but VIX higher by 0.25, interesting… Financials and Russell 2000 doing best. Richmond and Philly FED showed manufacturing rose, but at a much slower pace than April.  New Orders fell in May.  Consumer Confidence in-line, 10-year at 2.53%. S&P 500 (SPY) is up $0.91 to $191.36 as stocks are hitting fresh life […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.4.14

March employment showed a gain of 192k jobs, the Unemployment Rate was unchanged at 6.7%.  Estimates were for a gain of 175k to 240k, but printing below 200k (even with minor adjustments to previous months) semi-disappointing.  Futures hold modest gains.  Final Four weekend and home opening day for 1/2 of MLB teams. Volatility as an […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 1.8.14

Forget the cold (and my dead car battery)!  Traders were talking about the possible shortage of Velveeta as reported by USA Today.  I have an in at Kraft if you need my help. Duetsche Bank upgrades Kraft btw. ADP jobs numbers were pretty good, as they estimate 239k jobs were added in December.  Good news […]