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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 4.8.14

Volatility as an asset class Nokia (NOK) is recently up 42c to $7.64 after a deal to sell substantially all of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft (MSFT) received regulatory approval in China. Overall option implied volatility of 50 is above its 26-week average of 43. Ctrip.com (CTRP) is recently up $4.40 to $54.67 after Bloomberg said […]


Next Week in Weeklys – 1/20/2014

We only have four working market days this coming week, but all that does is compress a lot of earnings releases into a short week.  More than thirty stocks report their earnings this coming week and looking at the list it is tough to figure out which to highlight.  Also, beyond the names on the […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update

Volatility as an asset class Monster Beverage (MNST) is recently up $2.47 to $56.33 after being initiated with an Overweight and a $65 price target at Morgan Stanley. June call option implied volatility is at 37, September and December is at 35; compared to its 26-week average of 41. WellPoint (WLP) is recently up $1.85 […]

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Cusick’s Corner: Missing The Mark

Stock market averages suffered losses in rather volatile trading Wednesday. Weakness across the Eurozone and uninspiring earnings reports set the table for morning losses on Wall Street. Stock indexes moved broadly lower across the Eurozone, including 2.3 percent declines in France’s CAC 40 and Germany’s DAX. Europe’s markets fell for a fourth day amid ongoing […]