OptionsHouse

Options Trading News

January 4, 2013  Fri 10:21 AM CT

SPY: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES
Total option volume is 5.55 million contracts so far today, led by trading in the major indexes and ETFs, optionMONSTER's data systems show.

The SPDR S&P 500 Fund (SPY) has 754,000 contracts traded, with 473,000 puts. The S&P 500 Index (SPX) options have turned over 223,000 times, with 123,000 puts. Not far behind are the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) options at 198,000, with 120,000 calls.

The SPDR Gold Shares Fund (GLD) has seen 190,000 options change hands, led by 108,000 calls. The iShares Silver Fund (SLV) has 94,000 options traded, also with calls outpacing puts.

The PowerShares QQQ Trust (QQQ) has 86,000 options traded, evenly split between calls and puts. Just behind at 85,000 options is the iShares Russell 2000 Fund (IWM), with a put/call ratio of 2 to 1. The iShares Emerging Markets Fund (EEM) has 80,000 options moving, with calls just outpacing puts.
Share this article with your friends


Related Stories

SPY

Midday index, ETF option volumes

January 2, 2015

Option volume is back near average levels with 6.4 million contracts this morning, and the typical Index and ETP names leading the way.

SPY

Midday index, ETF option volumes

December 31, 2014

Total option volume is light again today, with 3.7 million contracts. The big Indexes and exchange-traded products dominate as usual.

SPY

Midday index, ETF option volumes

December 29, 2014

Total option volume remains very light with 3.8 million contracts, led by the usual index and exchange-traded names.

Invest Like a Monster - Las Vegas: March 13-14

TRADING WEEKLY OPTIONS

The fastest money in the market
View full report »

Premium Services

Free Webinar

Option Money Machine Winter Classic

Education & Strategy

The rolling technique

In the January 7th edition of Advantage Point, we initiated the purchase of a second week-out GOOGL 535 put at...

View more education articles »