8,620 calls and 820 puts traded in Credit Suisse today, a ratio of more than ten-to-one. The top trade is a 1260-lot of Jun 29 calls traded at the 95-cent asking price. Another noteworthy trade in CS is a multi-exchange sweep of 3500 Apr 27 calls at the $1.10 asking price. Shares are up 56 cents to $25.91 and players in the options market appear to be positioning for additional upside after the 7.3 percent two-day slide in the stock to start the week. Prior to that, shares of the Swiss banking giant had been rebounding and were up 16.5 percent year-to-date. Earnings were last reported on 2/9.
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