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  • Market News | Technical Analysis & Charts | VIX | Strategy | Feb 16, 2016, 12:21 PM

    What to do When a Stock Crashes

    What to do When a Stock Crashes

    Recently we saw some epic declines of individual stocks after posting shaky earnings reports.  Topping the list was long-time growth name LinkedIn (LNKD), the social networking giant who saw its market value nearly cut in half after reporting weak forward guidance.  Tableau Software (DATA) had it even worse, falling nearly 50% on the same day.  We also witnessed other stocks with smaller but still significant declines (Hanes Brands, HBI and Outerwall, OUTR). This big money selling[...]

  • Blogging Options | Trader Talk | May 1, 2015, 8:13 AM

    Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.1.15

    Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 5.1.15

    US Futures higher before the opening, gaining back some of yesterday's GDP inspired profit-taking.  May Day in most of Europe and parts of the rest of the world should slow volume today.  ISM & U of Michigan are the reports to watch this morning, with March Construction Spending with an AM release as well. S aturday a sports-lovers dream day, with soccer, NFL Draft, Kentucky Derby and Pacquiao fight, as well as some baseball, NBA & NHL playoffs.  Thousands of football fans[...]

  • Blogging Options | Feb 6, 2015, 7:55 AM

    Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.6.15

    Blogging Options: CBOE Morning Update 2.6.15

    January Non-Farm Payrolls grew 257K. Unemployment Rate rose one tick to 5.7%.  November & December jobs revised higher, Participation Rate (at 36-year low) rose from 62.7% to 62.9%, still low but a move in the right direction.  Hourly Earnings up as well. US stock futures like these numbers.  European shares mostly lower.  Oil slightly higher, 10-year at 1.88%, up 6 basis points. Volatility as an asset class: Twitter (TWTR) is up $4.59 to $45.85 in the premarket after the[...]