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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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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 3.18.15

Traders patiently awaiting FED minutes and their wording early this afternoon.  FDX with good Quarterly numbers beating estimates by $0.13 but guided full year lower.   USD lower, 10-year 2.02%, overseas markets mixed on light data.  13K VIX Futures trade in early session this morning.  Volatility as an asset class: FedEx (FDX) is off $2.75 […]






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Earnings This Week – 3/17 – 3/20

Apologies all around for the lateness of this post, but better late than never.  Only a handful of stocks with short dated options report this week.  As always the histories represent three years of the biggest up move, biggest drop, average move, and the stock price reaction to earnings last quarter.






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 12.18.14

Volatility as an asset class Oracle (ORCL) is recently up $3.40 to $44.56 after Q2 results beat estimates as Q2 total software plus cloud revenue grew 5% to $7.3B. December call option implied volatility is at 26, January is at 21, February is at 19; compared to its 26-week average of 21. Cloud software-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 12/15/2014

*Graphic corrected to show NAV reporting Tuesday before the open. The year is quickly coming to an end, but there are still a handful of opportunities to trade earnings reports.  Things don’t get started next week until Wednesday before the open with FedEx (FDX).  All numbers below are based on the last 12 quarters earnings […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 6.17.14

Volatility as an asset class MICROS (MCRS) is recently up $10.34 to $68.06 on Oracle (ORCL) is near a deal to acquire for over $5B, Bloomberg says. July call option implied volatility is at 50; compared to its 26-week average of 23. Rooftop solar companies stocks are up after Goldman Sachs said in a research […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 6/13/2014

The list of Weeklys expanded by a handful of stocks this past week. This occurred despite next Friday being standard option expiration date. This past week we had earnings from only Luluemon Athletica (LULU) which resulted in almost a 16% price drop in the stock. Next week there are a few more companies reporting earnings […]