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CBOE Mid-Day Update 4.28.15

Volatility as an asset class Merck (MRK) is recently up $2.90 to $60 on better than expected Q1 results and outlook. May call option implied volatility is at 18, June, July and October is at 17; compared to its 26-week average of 19. Bristol-Myers (BMY) is recently down to $64.35 on better than expected Q1 […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 1.23.15

Volatility as an asset class Honeywell (HON) is recently up $3.58 to $102.96 on the diversified company sees short cycle improvement and long cycle momentum. February call option implied volatility is at 16, March is at 14, June is at 15; compared to its 26-week average of 19. General Electric (GE) is recently up 47c […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 7.29.14

Slow news-night.  Overseas markets up fractionally as 2-day FED meeting begins, and few newsworthy comments expected.  VIX futures calm overnight.  Beautiful weather in midwest again this week, trains empty coming into downtown Chicago.  little Volatility as an asset classUPS (UPS) is down $3.00 to $99.66 in the premarket after cutting FY14 adjusted EPS view to […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.14.14

January Import Prices up 0.1%, Export Prices higher by 0.2%.  U of M Sentiment as well as Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization later this morning.  JOSB to guy Eddie Bauer. NIKKEI off 1.5% this morning. Gold higher by $15, UPS raises dividend.  Long weekend and bad weather out East – slow afternoon?. Volatility as an […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 1.17.14

Good volume this morning as we inch towards January Expiration.  ~14 million option contracts trade mid day with ~3.8mm at CBOE.  VIX active with 600k options trading.  INTC leads equity option volume with 320 k and AAPL with 280k. Volatility as an asset class UPS (UPS) is down $1.40 to $99.12 after pre-announcing its results […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 7.12.13

Volatility as an asset class JP Morgan (JPM) is up $0.36 to $55.48 in the premarket on Q2 net income increasing 31% and flat total loan growth.  Overall option implied volatility of 22 is near its 26-week average of 22. Infosys (INFY) is up $3.60 to $47.93 in the premarket on the consultant company reporting […]