Volatility as an asset class
Mylan (MYL) is recently up $7.63 to $67.06 after proposing to acquire Perrigo (PRGO) for $205 per share. April option implied volatility is at 45, May is at 38, July is at 34; compared to its 26-week average of 33.
Perrigo (PRGO) is recently up $42.16 to $206.90. May call option implied volatility is at 36, August is at 36; compared to its 26-week average of 28.
CBOE/CBOT 10-year U.S. Treasury Note Volatility Index (VXTYN) -2% to 5.34 cboe.com/VXTYN
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