Bank of America (BAC) adds 6 cents to $7.93 and a Dec 7 – Oct 8 bullish risk-reversal trades on the stock for 9 cents, 10000X on PHLX. The combo has traded 18200X this afternoon and appears to reflect expectations that BofA will be trading higher through the October expiration. Aug 8 calls are the most actives in 41,705 and are just 7 cents out-of-the-money heading into expiration Friday. 41,700 traded (against 224K in open interest) at a VWAP of 3.06 cents.
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