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2011 Debt Downgrade:  The Economic Collapse that Wasn’t

Remember that shocking moment four years ago when ratings agencies had the gall to downgrade the US debt rating from AAA to AA? It felt like the “shot heard round the world” as other countries sat up and took notice. The reason for the downgrade was more political than anything else, of course. The debt ceiling crisis […]

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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.17.15

Volatility as an asset class CBOE Interest Rate 5 Year Note (FVX) is recently down 1.1% to 15.51 into Wednesday’s FOMC policy meeting decision CBOE Interest Rate 10-year T-Note (TNX) is recently down 1.9% to $20.59 compared to its 10-day moving average of 21.27. CBOE 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX) closed is recently down 2.3% to […]

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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 6.25.13

Volatility as an asset class Walgreen (WAG) is down $2.85 to $45.15 in the premarket after the retailer reported Q3 adjusted EPS of 85c, compared to consensus 91c. Overall option implied volatility of 39 is above its 26-week average of 23. Carnival (CCL) is up $1.00 to $34.22 in the premarket on the cruise operator […]