Melco Crown Entertainment (MPEL) is up a nickel to $4.9 and call volume is running 5X the usual, with some investors showing interest in October 7.5 calls. The top trade is 1000 contracts for 25 cents on CBOE, a firm buyer, according to a contact on the floor. Looks like similar action on PHLX. 3000 contracts now traded. MPEL was initiated with a buy at Sterne Agee yesterday. Implied vols falling to 88, from about 95 yesterday.
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