MBIA (MBI) shares add 41 cents to $11.60 and a noteworthy options trade today is a block of 17,180 Nov 11 calls at $1.05 on ISE. It’s an opening customer buyer, according to ISEE data. The big premium purchase comes as shares of the mortgage insurance company notch a new 52-week high today, up 110 percent since July 1. Next earnings expected early November.
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