NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. stock market has been a bumpier place for the last couple of months, but you would not know it to look at the activity in trading VIX options.
Even though the CBOE Volatility Index , the market’s favored index of Wall Street anxiety, has traded higher lately than most of the last two years, there has been a significant drop in trading volume and open interest in VIX call options over the last three months.
Pandora shares down 17 pct after the bell following results $P
NEW YORK, Feb 5 (Reuters) – A large bet in the options of
Pandora Media Inc on Thursday appeared to be banking on a
sharp drop in the share price of the U.S. Internet-radio-service
provider after it reports its quarterly results later in the
On Thursday, a trader in the options market appeared to have
bought 14,000 Pandora put options that bet on shares dipping
below $16 by Friday, or about 13 percent, said Fred Ruffy,
options strategist at WhatsTrading.com. The contracts were
traded at 35 cents.