Bank of America (BAC) fell to a 52-week low of $5.1 this morning, but has since battled back and is now down just a penny to $5.25 per share. Interesting trade in the bank this morning is a 39000-contract block of Jan 6 calls bought for 28 cents per contract. 57,570 now traded, making it today’s most actively traded options contract. 14,560 Dec 6 calls traded on the bank as well. Total volume through the first hour is 90K calls/49K puts and implied volatility in BAC options is steady at 79 percent.
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