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CBOE Mid-Day Update 12.26.14

Volatility as an asset class Oil indexes and ETF option implied volatility is elevated as WTI Crude oil trades below $57 ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil (UCO) overall option implied volatility of 92 compares to its 26-week average of 45. Energy Select Sector SPDR (XLE) overall option implied volatility of 26 compares to its 26-week […]






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Traders Bias Tested Into the Close

Market action has turned mixed in afternoon trading Tuesday.  After moving modestly lower at the open, market averages were higher midday on the heels of an in-line report on Consumer Confidence, which was to 79.7 for September, from 81.8 the month before. Treasury bonds ticked higher and the yield on the ten-year is down to […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 8.19.13

Volatility as an asset class Saks (SKS) is down 2c to $16 in the premarket after the retailer reported Q2 revenue $707.8M, compared to consensus $732.55M after agreeing to be acquired by Hudson Bay for $16 per share in July. Overall option implied volatility of 11 is below its 26-week average of 34. SPDR Gold […]






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Stocks Rally on Encouraging Numbers

Cusick’s Corner Stock market averages scored solid gains on a busy day of economic and earnings news Thursday. A number of large caps, including GM, Facebook (FB), Visa (V), Seagate Tech (STX), and Prudential (PRU), were higher in the wake of their respective results. On the economic front, data released early showed jobless claims at […]