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  • Trader Talk | Trade Ideas | Nov 9, 2015, 8:02 AM

    Earnings Week of 11/9 - 11/13

    Earnings Week of 11/9 - 11/13

    Earnings season is coming to a close, but there are still a few interesting names reporting this week.  The numbers below represent stock price reaction over the last 3 years, unless in italics (W this week).  Max is the biggest up move, Min is the biggest stock drop, Abs Avg is the average move (higher or lower for you straddle traders) off earnings, and Last Q is what happened three months ago.  

  • Market News | Blogging Options | Trader Talk | May 15, 2015, 7:56 AM

    Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.15.15

    Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.15.15

    Today is May options expiration.  Memorial Day early this year, it's next weekend.  We'll have the holiday trading schedule posted Monday. May Empire Manufacturing with a big miss, with a gain of 3.09 (1.19 in April), we saw estimates between 4.8 and 5.25.  Most of the components were positive, but barely.  Most overseas markets up fractionally playing catch-up to the US rally yesterday. Gold & Oil down, 10-year retreats to ~2,.2%.  Enjoy the weekend.  Volatility[...]

  • Market News | Trader Talk | Strategy | Trade Ideas | May 8, 2015, 8:45 AM

    Earnings Next Week - 5/11 - 5/14

    Earnings Next Week - 5/11 - 5/14

    Things start to lighten up a bit as far as earnings season goes next week, but there are still 19 stocks with short dated options available for trading the report next week. As always Max is the biggest gain in response to earnings, Min is the biggest drop, Abs Average is the average magnitude of the moves, and Last Q is what the stock did last quarter in response to earnings.  Finally, all numbers represent three years unless italicized.