GM loses 30 cents to $29.94 and sinks to new lows today. Shares are now off 12.5 percent since the stock resumed trading on November 18. Meanwhile, a noteworthy options trade in the auto-maker Monday is a May 28 – 30 put spread bought at 75 cents, 5000X. It’s maybe rolling down in strikes, as open interest is sufficient to cover in the 30s. Or, it’s possibly to hedge the risk of additional losses in the weeks ahead. Position delta of the spread is -.24.
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