Market Vector Mining Fund (GDX) slips 65 cents to $44.51 and recent trades on the ETF include an Aug 42.5 – 47 bearish risk-reversal for 17 cents, 10000X on NYSE-ARCA. The investor sold calls to buy puts and open a new position. The miners are down this morning after gold slipped $12 to $1576.4 an ounce. The bearish combo doesn’t look tied to stock and appears to be in anticipation of a move lower in the underlying shares through the August expiration (52 days).
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