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Options Volume: Apple (AAPL) Leads the Way

Options traders and market makers followed the same names


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

Individual Investors

  • 28,949 Apple (AAPL) call contracts
  • 24,784 Bank of America (BAC) call contracts
  • 18,555 Ford (F) call contracts
  • 12,029 Facebook (FB) call contracts
  • 10,701 Tesla Motors (TSLA) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 27,327 Apple (AAPL) call contracts
  • 19,699 Bank of America (BAC) call contracts
  • 15,480 Ford (F) call contracts
  • 14,106 Facebook (FB) call contracts
  • 8,727 Tesla Motors (TSLA) put contracts

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

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