Melco Crown Entertainment (MPEL, news, chart, volatility) options activity is running 6 times the usual, with 14,000 puts and 710 calls traded. The April 2.5 puts are the most actives. An investor bought 12,600 contracts at $1.10. With the stock down 15 cents to $2.67 and existing open interest of 13,207, this appears closing. A block of 12,600 MPEL April 2.5 puts traded on the bid for 45 cents a contract when the stock was at $3.94 on November 10.
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