My two earnings plays using options, DIS and JD, have both failed to qualify for further analysis because of low implied volatility in relations to its one-year range. They are so far below qualifying that I see no hope that implied volatility will rise sufficiently so I'm scratching them from my list and shall give them no further thought today.
By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, Aug. 9, 2016
by Eckhard Hein et al.
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