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Timely Twitter Trade From Yesterday

My youth was spent watching way too many Warner Brothers cartoons.  If you are like me then you know Sylvester the cat always struggled but never caught Tweety Bird.  A few firms were playing the role of Sylvester this past week and hoping to catch Twitter.  Apparently all the Sylvesters have gone away and no […]






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Earnings Next Week – 7/25 – 7/29

Next week is the heaviest earnings week with respect to stocks with Weeklys that I can recall.  As always the data below is based on the last three years of earnings results unless the ticker is in italics.  The columns show the biggest rally, biggest drop, average move, and what the stock did last quarter […]






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Weekly Weekly’s Option Report 4.23.15

The titans of tech dominate this week’s Weeklys report. Apple, Twitter, Google, Amazon and Microsoft all have earnings coming up in the next few sessions. I’m Angela Miles covering weekly options expiring this Friday and next Friday May 1st. A big night of earning is ahead with Amazon, Google and Microsoft all reporting after the […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 3.24.15

Volatility as an asset class Twitter (TWTR) is recently up $2.40 to $50.87 after shares traded at a new recent high of $51.09. March weekly call option implied volatility is at 48, April is at 38, May is at 51, June is at 42, September is at 41; compared to its 26-week average of 53. Netflix […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 10.2.14

Volatility as an asset class VIX methodology for Goldman Sachs (VXGS) up 1.2% to 24.79, below its 50-day moving average of 19.80. cboe.com/VXGS VIX methodology for Apple (VXAPL) up 2% to 28.79, below its 50-day moving average of 25.88. cboe.com/VXAPL VIX methodology for Amazon (VXAZN) up 3.1% to at 35.30, above its 50-day moving average […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 9.11.14

Weekly Claims rose to 315 K, second week in a row above 300 K, highest number in three months and above same number last year. Prety good option day yesterday, as ~17 mm contracts trade. 650K SPX, 560K VIX contracts and 154 K VIX futures trade hands.  Presidents’ speech didn’t impress some traders, Chinese economic […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 9.10.14

Volatility as an asset class Bank of America (BAC) is recently up 8c to $16.22 on seeing reducing branches to 5,000 by end of year. September and October call option implied volatility is at 19, December is at 20; compared to its 26-week average of 23. eBay (EBAY) is recently down $1.62 to $51.11 in […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 8.29.14

Volatility as an asset class Tesla Motors (TSLA) is recently up $6.90 to $270.66 as shares trade at a record high on signing an agreement with China Unicom (CHU) to construct 400 charging points in 120 cities at the China’s company’s outlets, according to Bloomberg, citing comments from Tesla spokeswoman Peggy Yang. September weekly call […]






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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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CBOE Mid-Day Update 7.14.14

Volatility as an asset class CBOE Gold Volatility Index (GVZ) +6% to 14.07, 50-day MA 13.83, as SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) -2.4% to $125.73 cboe.com/GVZ VIX methodology for IBM (VXIBM) down 1c to 21.67; above its 50-day moving average of 18.57. VIX methodology for Goldman Sachs (VXGS) down 73c to 20.49; above its 50-day moving […]