Looks like both bulls and bears taking positions in the Market Vectors Russia Fund (RSX), which is down 53 cents to $39.37. In one trade, an investor apparently bought 5,000 August 40 calls at $3.20 and sold 10,000 August 45 calls, creating a 1X2 for an 80-cent net debit on PHLX. A second trade is on the put side of the options chain, after the August 35 – 37 (3X1) ratio backspread traded 5000X on AMEX. The strategist paid $3.35 to sell the higher strike and buy 3X as many (15000) of the lower strike.
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