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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 11.10.14

Quiet overnight session after three weeks of gains.  European shares higher, Asian stocks mixed. Several Retailers will post results in the next few days. Chinese economic numbers released this morning exactly on consensus estimates, whatever that means.  Traders on the floor this morning talking about Chicago Bears humiliation at the hand of Green Bay Packers […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 9/1/2014

I’m not sure if there are any new names on the Weeklys list as I wrote this a week before you are reading it.  CBOE is holding the annual European version of our Risk Management Conference so my access to the data needed to produce this blog is a bit limited.  If you want to […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 6.24.14

Volatility as an asset class Homebuilder’s July option implied volatility is low following strong May new home sales rose 18.6% to 504K annual rate, the highest since May 2008. SPDR Homebuilder (XHB) August option implied volatility of 17 is below its 26-week average of 22. Toll Brothers (TOL) August option implied volatility of 23 is […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.28.14

10-year fell below 2.48% this morning.  DSW disappointed with earnings, off $6.50 to $26.  KORS higher by $1.  European shares fractionally lower, other markets quiet.  Volatility as an asset class: Qihoo 360 Technology (QIHU) is up $4.52 to $94.50 in the premarket after the Chinese internet company tops Q1 EPS by 3c and guides Q2 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 12.10.13

Temperature guage on car last night hit zero after Chicago Bears sent Cowboys packing.  Cold weather headed East.  SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) is recently is recently down 32c to $181.08 as Treasury prices rally.  Trading may get a boost if Budget Committee makes progress today. One committee meeting cancelled due to weather. Volatility […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 12/8/2013

I’m not making any excuses for skipping out on putting together Next Week in Weeklys the past couple of weekends, let’s just blame it on the holidays and travel obligations and move forward.  I’ll do my best to work on some consistency. The number of available Weeklys has started expanding again (insert joke about waistlines […]






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Weekend Review – 6/7/2013

Options Action – The discussion started out about Apple (AAPL – 441.81) as there is a developer’s conference next week.  It was mentioned that on Friday 75,000 of the AAPL Weeklys traded and the at-the-money straddle is indicating a 3.5% move in the stock next week.  Despite the high volume in the near dated options, […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.22.13

Volatility as an asset class Toll Brothers (TOL) is up $1.67 to $37.68 in the premarket after the home-builder reported Q2.  June call option implied volatility is at 36, July is at 34, September is at 33; compared to its 26-week average of 37. NetApp (NTAP) is higher by $1.97 to $38.60 in the premarket […]