BofA (BAC) is up 28 cents to $9.39 and among 26 Dow stocks trading higher. The biggest options trades on the bank today are a 40000-lot of Oct 10 calls for a dime apiece on ISE. Data from ISE suggests a customer bought, to open. More than 84,000 now traded. Nov 10 calls are the second most actives in BAC. About 35,000 changed hands. The stock is up more than 5 percent in the past two days and moving to session highs. It is now within striking distance of the mid-Sept multi-month closing high of $9.55 per share. Meanwhile, 30-day implied volatility in the options in the stock is up 5 percent to 37.5 and in the 25th percentile of the 52-week range (28.5 in mid-August and 101 one year ago today).
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