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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 8.27.14

Markets overseas fairly quiet and down fractionally.  Ukraine situation causing flight to safety with US & German Treasuries.  Record highs but light-holiday volume.  10K VIX futures in early session, pretty average volume.  Jackie Robinson West parade in Chicago today, good weather & big crowds expected.  Volatility as an asset class Tiffany (TIF) is up $2.23 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 9.6.13

Terrible NFP #’s and revisions,  but futures like the headline drop to 7.3%. Timken (TKR) is up $2.94 to $63.20 in the premarket after announcing a plan to split the company’s steel business from its bearing and power transmission business into two public companies. Overall option implied volatility of 31 is near its 26-week average […]






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Blogging Options: 6.14.13

Volatility as an asset class Smith & Wesson (SWHC) is up $0.52 to $9.82 in the premarket after the gun maker pre-announced earnings and a $100M share repurchase authorization. Overall option implied volatility of 43 is below its 26-week average of 49. Edwards Lifescience’s (EW) is down $0.97 to $70.98 in the premarket after losing […]