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Next Week in Weeklys – 12/22/2014

I almost made the title of this blog, This Week in Weekly since there is only one stock with short dated options available for trading that reports earnings during the holiday shortened week next week.  Walgreens (WAG) will report before the market opens on Wednesday.  Over the past three years the biggest gain off earnings […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 9.30.14

Volatility as an asset class Walgreen (WAG) is recently down 51c to $59.09 on Q4 revenue rising 6.2%. October weekly call option implied volatility of 30, October is at 23, November is at 22, January is at 21; compared to its 26-week average of 24. Cintas (CTAS) is recently up $4.98 to %70.95 on Q4 […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 8.6.14

Volatility as an asset class Walgreen (WAG) is recently down $8.54 to $60.58 after exercises option to acquire remaining 55% of Alliance Boots and says it will not pursue inversion as part of deal. August call option implied volatility is at 28, September is at 24, October is at 25, November is at 24; compared […]






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Option Trends: Walgreen Company and Herbalife Ltd.

Call buyers have been scoping out WAG, while troubled HLF has attracted put traders Options players are choosing sides on a pair of prominent wellness names: pharmaceutical retailing giant Walgreen Company (NYSE: WAG, $69.62, off $0.25) and nutritional supplements provider Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF, $61.91, up $0.03). Per data from the major options exchanges, traders […]






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This Week in Weeklys – 3/24/2014

The list of stocks with short dated options available had six additions last week.  I love how stocks that would have been no brainers for this list ten years ago are just being added (AOL and WDC come to mind). We are still between 4th quarter 2013 earnings announcements and 1st quarter 2014 earnings, but […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 12.20.13

Volatility as an asset class Carmax (KMX) is recently down $4.58 to $48.47 after reporting solid Q3 results and concerns on tightening subprime credit terms. January call option implied volatility is at 23, April and July is at 25; compared to its 26-week average of 28. Walgreen (WAG) is recently up $1.35 to $58.28 after […]






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Next Week in Weeklys – 12/15/2013

Despite this being an old school expiration week, there are new names with extended weekly options series that showed up on the list last week.  The table below highlights the new exchange traded products and stocks that now have near date option series available.  Needless to say I’m personally excited to see the ProShares Short […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 6.25.13

Volatility as an asset class Walgreen (WAG) is down $2.85 to $45.15 in the premarket after the retailer reported Q3 adjusted EPS of 85c, compared to consensus 91c. Overall option implied volatility of 39 is above its 26-week average of 23. Carnival (CCL) is up $1.00 to $34.22 in the premarket on the cruise operator […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update

Volatility as an asset class Lululemon Athletica (LULU) is down $5.34 to $60.50 in the premarket after the company cut its Q1 revenue and same-store-sales view on a shortage of black Luon yoga pants after some of them were found to be overly sheer. Overall option implied volatility of 43 is near its 26-week average […]