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Earnings preview Apple AAPL

by OptionPundit on July 24, 2012

Apple (AAPL) is set to report its highly anticipated June results today i.e. July 24, after the market close. Besides Google (GOOG), Apple (AAPL) is another popular stock with option tarders to play earnings. What to Expect: According to briefing.com, here is what traders are expecting: The Street expects Q3 EPS to grow 33% year-over-year […]

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Another Way to Play Priceline (PCLN) Earnings

by OptionPundit on November 7, 2011

Priceline (PCLN) is set to report it’s earning after market close today. According to briefing.com, consensus is $9.29 for EPA while revenue consensus is $1.416 billion. During the past 8 quarters PCLN has consistent outperformed the expectations, usually by a wide margin. Based on current Implied Volatility, it is expected to move roughly $36-$38 in […]

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How to Play Google (GOOG) Earnings

by OptionPundit on October 14, 2010

How to play Google (GOOG) earnings and how to benefit from Implied volatility crush post google earnings is on the minds on almost every option traders I have met or spoken to. But before I proceed further let me share that earnings are usually 50/50 at best i.e. in-spite of complete detailed research you may still end-up being wrong. […]

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Ms Vega is Here to Stay

by OptionPundit on July 28, 2010

Pls allow me introduce you to Ms Vega. Ms Vega is my personification for Implied Volatility.  As of this writing, there is almost 3% IV difference for SPY ATM options, VIX is at 24, VIX Oct futures are at 30, a 25% difference!! Though nothing is certain in the markets, this skew does indicate that […]

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OPNewsletter Jul 2010 Up +8.3%

by OptionPundit on July 12, 2010

We are on track for our 28th positive month of OPNewsletter phase-2, as of last Friday close OPNewsletter Jul 2010 portfolio is up +8.3% on the maximum investment of almost 60% of portfolio capital. We have started opening Aug 2010 portfolios and our first portfolio is already positive. Let’s talk consistency first, especially on trades […]

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