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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 4.30.15

Futures soft.  XOM beats on top & bottom line.  Bidu misses.  Some European traders edgy with Russia dropping rates 1.5%, German bonds falling and Greece needing to find pension money in next 36 hours.  March Personal Income flat (+ 0.2% Feb), Spending up 0.4%.  AAPL watch with possible problems trading lower by $0.50.  Volatility as […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 5.8.14

Market adding on to early gains, oil shares only sector in DJIA not contributing.  Retail Sales for April better than expected. 10-year 2.6%.  Tesla still off big (~9%), commodities slightly lower.  Volatility as an asset class Yelp (YELP) is up $2.03 to $54.77 on 5mm shares after being upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.1.14

May Day has some overseas markets closed.  Income up 0.5%,, Consumer Spending higher by 0.9%, both at high end of expected range.  Earnings keep rollng in.  Cigna beat but revenues light, CME earnings rose, Ford announced next Chairman as expected.  Oil lower, Silver off 1%  Volatility as an asset class : Weight Watchers (WTW) is […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 4.16.14

Volatility as an asset class Yelp (YELP) is recently up $2.02 to $65.08 after the company that connects people with local businesses was upgraded by Citigroup to Buy from Hold. April weekly call option implied volatility is at 70, May is at 79, August is at 69; compared to its 26-week average of 63. U.S. […]






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CBOE Mid-Day Update 2.6.14

CBOE with ~4 million of the ~13mm options traded by mid-day.  Several VIX trades push VIX volume to over 880k, SPX at 540k (190k in Weeklys).  Tomorrow’s January NFP includes revisions, so watch wages and participation rate. Pandora (P) is down $4.36 to $31.47 after the music provider reported lower than expected Q4 revenue, and […]






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YELP: Looks Like a Good Review

We have a bullish trade setup in YELP ($70.53, up $1.30).  So far, YELP has held above a key price support decision  at the $62.16 – $62.98 area. There were also a couple of timing cycles evident at this recent low. We have already seen some buy triggers since holding this support.  As long as […]