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  • VIX | Blogging Options | Trader Talk | Trade Ideas | Dec 18, 2014, 8:05 AM

    Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 12.18.14

    Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 12.18.14

    Overseas markets rallying overnight (European and Asian shares up 1% to 2%), helping US stock futures add to yesterdays gains.   Options activity brisk yesterday, as CBOE trades 6.7 million of 20.8mm contracts.  SPX with 1.49mm and VIX with 975K led the way. Oil and Ruble up slightly this morning. Volatility as an asset class: Oracle (ORCL) is up $2.11 to $43.27 in the premarket on Q1 revenue increasing +3.5% compared to year ago on strong cloud growth. December call option implied volatility[...]