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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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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Options 4.20.15

US and European stock futures with a nice bounce (DAX up 1.4%) after last weeks pounding, Asian shares lower.  China cuts reserves a larger than expected 100 basis points.  Oil and Gold lower, bonds flat. Lots of earnings reports this week.  PG and COST raised dividends this morning. Option volume on Expiration Friday very good, […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.16.15

Volatility as an asset class Procter & Gamble (PG) is recently up $1.64 to $83.46 on weighs deal for beauty brands, Bloomberg reports. March call option implied volatility is at 20, April and March is at 15; compared to its 26-week average of 15. Proshares UltraShort Barc 20 Year Treasury ETF (TBT) is recently down […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 1.27.15

17,8  s 9   v 430 Ugly day on Wall Street – not the weather, earnings.  Several DJIA components have reported, with earnings missing and guidance lowered.  Durable Goods for December showed a surprising 3.4% drop (rise if 0.4% expected), X-transports –0.8% (+0.5% expected) and November revised sharply lower.  US stock futures had shown the DJIA […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.7.14

Overseas markets soft as are US stock futures. Oil & gas off fractionally.  VIX Futures trade 7k in early session.  Earnings season begins in a few days.  NCAA Finals tonight, how does your bracket look? Volatility as an asset class Procter & Gamble (PG) is up $0.28 to $80.05 in the premarket after the consumer-products […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 2.12.14

Volatility as an asset class TripAdvisor (TRIP) is recently up $7.69 to $91.98 after the hotel-review company reported better than expected results. February call option implied volatility is at 33, March is at 32, June is at 35; compared to its 26-week average of 40. Fossil (FOSL) is recently up $5.23 to $122.11 after the […]






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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 8.1.13

Volatility as an asset class Proctor & Gamble (PG) is recently down $5.52 to $595.50 on Q2 profits beating estimates.  August and September call option implied volatility is at 12, October is at 13, January is at 14; compared to its 26-week average of 16. Clorox (CLX) is recently down 48c to $85.46 on Q4 […]