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January 17, 2014  Fri 10:36 AM CT

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Total option volume is strong at more than 8 million contracts so far today, with bullish sentiment in the top indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER data systems.

The SPDR S&P 500 Fund (SPY) has 574,000 options traded, with puts just outnumbering puts. Next up is the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) with volume of 385,000, led by 277,000 calls.

The PowerShares QQQ Trust (QQQ) has 276,000 options traded, with 192,000 calls. Just behind are the S&P 500 index (SPX) options with 270,000 as puts outpace calls by more than 2 to 1. The iShares Russell 2000 Fund (IWM) has 169,000 contracts changing hands, with 112,000 puts.

The iShares Emerging Markets Fund (EEM) has seen 106,000 options turn over, with 61,000 puts. And the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Note (VXX) has 92,000 options moving, with 69,000 puts.
 
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