Pan America Silver (PAAS) is up 71 cents to $30.49 after silver (December) added 7 cents to $23.85. Meanwhile, PAAS options volume is running 4.5X the average daily, driven by a Nov 29 put buyers. 17,100 traded (63 percent ask) and implied volatility is up 7 percent to 46.5. ISEE data (at 1037 contracts or 67 percent of the volume on ISE) confirm that some customers are buying to open new positions in PAAS puts. No news on the ticker today. Earnings expected around Nov 10.
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