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Tesla Motors (TSLA) Options Volume Racing Ahead

TSLA and other earnings-beating names are the forerunners in options volume


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

Individual Investors

  • 38,390 American International Group (NYSE:AIG) call contracts
  • 23,902 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 16,977 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) put contracts
  • 15,275 Molycorp (NYSE:MCP) call contracts
  • 12,000 W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) call contracts

Market Makers

  • 21,790 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) call contracts
  • 15,570 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) call contracts
  • 12,289 Molycorp (NYSE:MCP) call contracts
  • 12,095 Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) call contracts
  • 8094 Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY) call contracts

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

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