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April 22, 2014  Tue 10:22 AM CT

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Total option volume is running a bit below average at 5.1 million contracts so far today, led by the usual indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER data systems.

The SPDR S&P 500 Fund (SPY) has 684,000 options traded, with a put/call ratio of almost 2 to 1. Next up is the S&P 500 Index (SPX) at 260,000 options as puts outpace calls by more than 2 to 1. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) follows with 220,000 options turning over, dominated by 181,000 calls.

The PowerShares QQQ Trust (QQQ) just breaks the 200,000 mark, with 115,000 calls. Just behind is the iShares Russell 2000 Fund (IWM) has seen 191,000 contracts trade as puts outnumber calls by 2 to 1.

The iShares Emerging Markets Fund (EEM) has 140,000 options traded, led by 101,000 puts. The iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Note (VXX) has 115,000 contracts changing hands, with 64,000 puts. 
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