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Options Volume: Calls Across the Board

Both individual traders and market makers followed the same trends


According to the Options Clearing Commission, 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

  • 43,598 Cisco Systems (CSCO) call contracts
  • 30,184 Apple (AAPL) call contracts
  • 19,552 Bank of America (BAC) call contracts
  • 14,854 Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST) call contracts
  • 13,948 Blackberry (BBRY) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 35,550 Cisco Systems (CSCO) call contracts
  • 27,619 Apple (AAPL) call contracts
  • 17,896 Bank of America (BAC) call contracts
  • 12,446 Blackberry (BBRY) call contracts
  • 10,844 Facebook (FB) call contracts

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

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