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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.19.15

ECB talking of accelerating next round of QE has shorts in Europe scrambling.  April Housing Starts higher than estimates, rebounding after February and March disappointed.  SPY up fractionally.  Last day to trade May VIX, settles tomorrow morning.  Volatility as an asset class Home Depots (HD) is up $1.92 to $116.25 in the premarket on Q1 […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.10.15

Overseas markets mixed to higher.  Bonds firm.  Oil down 1%.  GPS lower by $0.68 on lower sales, ARO lost less than expected and has added $0.40 in early action.  Watch the Greeks and Oil.  Volatility as an asset class: Urban Outfitters (URBN) is up $2.54 to $39.05 in the premarket after reporting Q4 revenue of […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 11.18.14

It’s cold in the midwest.  PPI for October rose an unexpected 0.2% (-0.1% expected, and -0.1% in Sept.).  X-Food % Energy PPI rose 0.1%.   HD beat with earnings but vague comments about cost of security problems shows the shares off $0.90.  Fans of Shark Tank woke up to find GrooveBook (Shark Tank company) bought […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.20.14

Slow morning.  Asian shares higher, Europe lower.  Metals and Oil fractionally lower, 10-year up slightly.   DKS missed on earnings and revenue, off $8. TJX also missed, lower by $2.  May Volatility complex settles tomorrow, today last day to trade volatility options and futures.   Volatility as an asset class: Home Depot (HD) is down $0.73 to […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 3.11.14

Volatility as an asset class Urban Outfitters (URBN) is recently down $1.88 to $35.63 after Q4 profit improved 7.4% . April call option implied volatility is at 27, June and September is at 28; compared to its 26-week average of 31. J.C. Penney (JCP) is recently up 39c to $8.83 after Citigroup’s upgrade to Buy. […]