Williams Companies (WMB) adds 34 cents to $18.50 even as natural gas prices fall to session lows on bearish inventory data Thursday. In the options, seems like one player expects WMB to stay in a range in the months ahead and sold the Nov 18 – 20 strangle at $1.70, 9000X. 10K now traded. Looks opening. Implied volatility in the natural gas producer is down 2.5 percent to 36 today, compared to a 52-week high and low of 52.5 and 27.
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