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CBOE Mid-Day Update 5.29.15

Volatility as an asset class Altera (ALTR) is recently up $2.18 to $49.15 after The New York Post, CNBC’s David Faber and the FT indicated the chip making giant Intel (INTC) has resumed talks about potentially acquiring the company. June weekly call option implied volatility is at 77, June is at 57, September is at […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 11.21.14

China cutting rates and comments by the ECB have stocks soaring in early trading.  Asian stocks up modestly, European shares up 1% to 2%.  ECB buying Asset-Backed Securities but unclear as to type.  Dollar up again, Oil and Metals also higher.  Several Retailers reporting good sales this morning.   VIX Futures off ~2% in premarket trading […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.30.14

April Income rose 0.3% as expected, but Spending dropped 0.1%.  Chicago PMI rose to 65.5% (high end of range), PMI brought stocks back from early sell-off.  CAT off $1, drgging on DJIA.  CBOE to add End-Of-Month options on SPX as of July 7th.  Volatility as an asset class: Splunk (SPLK) is down $5.00 to $45 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 11.22.13

Volatility as an asset class in a cold and wet Chicago… Splunk (SPLK) is up $6.90 to $67.00 in the premarket after the software company raised its fiscal-year revenue guidance. December call option implied volatility is at 53, January is at 47, February is at 42; compared to its 26-week average of 42. Pandora (P) […]