Interesting spread is opened in Texas Instruments (TXN) ahead of the company’s March 8 mid-quarter update. An April 31 – 34 call spread is bought on the chipmaker for $1.41, 4000X on ISE. Data from the exchange indicate an opening position for a customer account. Shares are down 21 cents to $31.98 and the total options volume, of 20,000 calls and 2,000 puts, is 2X the daily average for T-I.
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