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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 7.30.14

ADP July number misses expectations (gain of 219k jobs versus 230k expected and 281k rise in June), but first peek at Q2 GDP showed a jump to + 4% (+3% expected).  Part of the GDP data was estimated due to incomplete June #’s, so expect revisions when second look and final Q2 announced).  Q1 GDP […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 1.13.14

Earnings of banks will be watched this week as Q4 reports start in volume this week.  Several economic reports will be watched as well.  Options expiration this Friday, followed by the holiday, Monday (MLK).  Japanese markets closed  today, 10-year down to 2.86%.  Goldman after the close Friday is said to have lowered their US Equity […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 7.31.13

Volatility as an asset class MasterCard (MA) is recently down $5.52 to $595.50 after reporting a Q2 profit increase of 21%.  September call option implied volatility is at 21, October is at 20, January is at 19; compared to its 26-week average of 22. SodaStream (SODA) is recently up $7.83 to $66.27 after the in-home […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.8.13

Volatility as an asset class Whole Foods Markets (WFM) is up $7.55 to $100.35 in the pre-market after the supermarket chain announced a Q2 profit increase of 20% and a two-for-one stock split. Overall option implied volatility of 30 is near its 26-week average of 29. 3D Systems (DDD) is down $2.72 to $39.90 in […]