Seeing some interest in the solar names today. Canadian Solar (CSIQ) is up $3 to $19.12 and options volume is running 5X the usual on earnings news. Outside of that, trading is mixed. STP, SPWRA, SOLR are lower. JASO and CSUN are flat. Meanwhile, Solar Fun (SOLF) is up 30 cents to $7.76 and options volume is running 4X the usual on increasing interest in August 7.5 and 10 call options. More than 4,000 contracts traded and, with more than 75 percent hitting ask-side, it looks like buyers dominating the action and looking for additional upside in SOLF. (SOLR Aug 7.5 calls seeing interest as well).
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