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Actionable Options for Tuesday, October, 7

Actionable Options for Wednesday, October, 8

 

Actionable Options for Wednesday, October, 8

Options with increasing call volume and implied volatility: AMD PBR DOW

Options with increasing put volume and implied volatility: TKMR CMRX CY

Companies that are developing treatments for the Ebola virus have seen their option implied volatility spike after the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas announced that Thomas Eric Duncan succumbed to Ebola. Duncan was being treated with Chimerix's (CMRX) experimental drug Brincidofovir.

Chimerix (CMRX) current 30-day call IVXM is at 114, compared to a one-week ago level of 89.

Tekmira (TKMR) current 30-day call IVXM is at 149, compared to a one-month ago level of 109.

BioCryst (BCRX) current 30-day call IVXM is at 90, compared to a one-month ago level of 69.

NewLink Genetics (NLNK) current 30-day call IVXM is at 127, compared to a one-month ago level of 100 according to Advanced Options at IVolatlity.

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