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  • Market News | Trader Talk | Trade Ideas | Jul 6, 2016, 2:02 PM

    Three Trades for #NationalFriedChickenDay

    Three Trades for #NationalFriedChickenDay

    Nothing gets the instructors at the Options Institute more excited than national holidays. Today’s event is National Fried Chicken Day which has us collectively getting together to determine how investors and traders can use the option market to trade America’s second favorite fried food. Peter Lusk suggested we take a look at Yum Brands (YUM) which owns his favorite fast food outlet Kentucky Fried Chicken or just KFC for the kids. Peter is often seen on the weekend heading home on his[...]

  • VIX | Blogging Options | Trader Talk | Jan 30, 2015, 1:27 PM

    CBOE Mid-Day Update 1.30.15

    CBOE Mid-Day Update 1.30.15

    Volatility as an asset class Biogen (BIIB) is recently up $34.93 to $388.54 on Q4 profit nearly doubling. February weekly call option implied volatility is at 37, February is at 34, March is at 32, April is at 35; compared to its 26-week average of 32. MasterCard (MA) is recently up 54c to $81.86 on Q4 profit increasing 29%. February weekly call option implied volatility is at 35, February is at 28, March is at 25; compared to its 26-week average of 24. Tyson (TSN) is recently down 53c to $39.68[...]