Yamana Gold (AUY) is up 96 cents to $11.37 and among the winners in the gold mining sector Tuesday. Gold is now up $24 to $1041.80 an ounce. In the options market, recent trades in AUY include an Oct 10 – Nov 12 (1X2) call diagonal spread, where an investor sold 5000 October 10 calls while buying 10K Nov 12 calls. The trade might roll out a position from October into a position (twice the size) in November 12s. 50K AUY options contracts have traded total, and 91 percent of the volume is on the call side of the options chain.
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