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CBOE Mid-Day Update 11.6.14

Volatility as an asset class Whole Foods (WFM) is recently up $4.25 to $44.21 after the super market chain’s Q4 profit surpassed analysts’ consensus estimates and it raised its quarterly dividend. November call option implied volatility is at 24, December is at 23, January is at 21; compared to its 26-week average of 33. Zillow […]






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Weekend Review – 9/15/2013

Options Action – The focus at the beginning of the show was on stocks like Tesla (TSLA – 165.54), Zillow (Z – 95.59), and Netflix (NFLX – 305.65) which have all appeared to have stalled out after a heck of a run.  The momentum may have run out of these stocks and at least one […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Mid-day Update 8.19.2013

Volatility as an asset class Zillow (Z) is recently down $4.06 to $87.16 after announcing it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire StreetEasy, the leading real estate website in New York City, for $50M in cash. September call option implied volatility is at 54, October is at 52, November is at 58; compared […]






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Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 8.7.13

Volatility as an asset class First Solar (FSLR) is down $3.94 to $42.81 in the premarket after the solar panel maker reported a Q2 profit decrease of 70%. Overall option implied volatility of 75 is above its 26-week average of 63. Zillow (Z) is off $8.11 to $82.70 after the real-estate information provider reported a […]