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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 6.25.14

Whack.  Q1 GDP Final showed the economy contracted 2.9% (pessimistic traders were talking a drop of 2.1%). May Durables -1% and May Core -0.1%. Stock futures had been up, now off across the board.  10-year 2.54%.  Over 22k VIX Futures trade in extended hours.  MON extends buyback and raises guidance, up $5.  Volatility as an […]

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VIX April Settlement Reminder, Tomorrow, 4.16.14

Settlement Reminder: Today, Tuesday April 15th is the last trading day for April in the following: VX, VM, VXEM, OV, VN, VXEW VXST and GV futures and options. These contracts settle tomorrow morning, Wednesday April 16th.  We will post the settlement values when they are released tomorrow morning.

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VIX – Crazy Record Day with Options and Futures

Options on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) established an all-time, single-day volume record today.  VIX Options volume totaled an estimated 1,782,329 contracts, surpassing the previous record of 1,399,867, contracts traded on April 15, 2013. VIX Futures (VX) had their 4th busiest day ever, with 322,908  contracts traded.  This is the 6th time over 300,000 […]

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VIX June Settlement Reminder – Tomorrow 6.19

Settlement Reminder: Today, Tuesday, June 18th is the Last Trading Day for June in the following: VX, VM, VXEM, OV, VN, VXEW and GV futures and options. These contracts will settle tomorrow morning, Wednesday June 19th. We will post the settlement values when they are released tomorrow morning.

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Weekly Stock Market Commentary 6.14.13

The stock market has found itself under increasing pressure again this week, and once again seems to have found support at 1600. A week ago, $SPX was in a sharp downtrend on Thursday when it traded close to 1600, and a massive two-day rally followed. That rally took $SPX once again up to the 1650 […]

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Market Recap – June 13, 2013

I would not have guessed today’s market performance by the way it started. To be blunt, the bears failed to capitalize on a golden opportunity to cause serious technical damage. The markets opened flat and traded down briefly. An uptrend started by mid-morning and continued steadily through the close. SPY ended up +1.52% on above-average volume. We […]

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VIX Futures Set Another Monthly Record

Good day friends of CBOE, Jay Caauwe back with an update on yet another record month in VIX futures and  overall CBOE Futures Exchange volume. In fact, new records were set in total monthly volume, ADV and single day trading activity. So on to the numbers: VIX Futures For the fourth consecutive month, total monthly […]