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CBOE Mid-Day Update 5.18.15

Volatility as an asset class S&P 500 ticks new life high The S&P 500 (SPY) index has ticked a marginal new life high at 2127.45. May weekly and June call option implied volatility is at 11; compared to its 90-day average of 13. Technology Sector SPDR (XLK) May weekly and June call option implied volatility […]






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Dow Closes at Record High – Again

Cusick’s Corner 5.28.13 Strength across most of Asia and Europe’s equity markets helped set the table for a strong open on Wall Street after a three-day Memorial Day weekend. Then, the advance gained steam mid-morning after the Conference Board reported that an index of Consumer Confidence jumped to 76.2 for May, from 68.1 a month […]