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10 Hottest Stocks for Options Traders

Micro-cap pharma stocks led the individual investor side


According to the Options Clearing Commission, the stocks below were the top equity options (by volume) yesterday on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (excluding index ETFs and other derivatives like SPY and VIX trades):

Individual Investors

  • 28,016 Cell Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CTIC) put contracts
  • 25,136 Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM) call contracts
  • 23,228 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 22,741 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 21,829 Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 31,014 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 24,833 Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) call contracts
  • 24,833 Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) call contracts
  • 13,312 Research in Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) call contracts
  • 8,662 Ford (NYSE:F) call contracts

Did you trade any of these names yesterday? Give us your take in the comments.

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