Actionable Options for Thursday, July, 17

Actionable Options for Thursday, July, 17

 

Actionable Options for Thursday, July, 17

Options having increasing call volume and implied volatility: GOOGL IBM TWX

Options having increasing put volume and implied volatility: GM HON DDD

S&P 500 (SPX) is recently down $7.61 to $1,974.10 after multiple media outlets reported that a Malaysia Airlines plane had crashed in Ukraine today after being shot down. August and September option implied volatility is at 9, October is at 10; compared to its 26-week average of 10.

Market-Vector Russia ETF Trust (RSX) is recently down $1.47 to $25.15 on U.S. and European Union imposing sanctions on Russian oil and banking industries. August option implied volatility is at 34, November is at 30; compared to its 26-week average of 25.

Microsoft (MSFT) is recently up 77c to $44.86 after announcing restructuring, including plans to cut up to 18K jobs. August option implied volatility is at 23, September and October is at 20; compared to its 26-week average of 20.