Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is up 1.36% this afternoon at $183.59. AMZN has traded 3.7 million shares so far today and trades 6.1 million shares a day on average. Weekly March 9 AMZN options are seeing decent volume today with over 10,000 contracts traded at strike prices $185. Calls at $185 have traded over 7,000 contracts and are up $0.57 at $1.60. Puts have traded more than 3,000 contracts and are down $2.66 at $2.44.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is up 0.03% today at $530.35. AAPL has traded 19.4 million shares so far today, 4 million shares more than its daily average. Investors are watching Apple closely as it unveils its latest iPad. AAPL are seeing big options volume at strike prices $530 – $545. Calls are down about $3 across each strike price, while puts have seen jumps at $340 and $345, but are falling at $330 and $335.
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is up 1.38% this afternoon at $24.92. GM is trading light volume today with 4.5 million shares traded, it usually trades 11.7 million shares a day on average. March 9 weekly options at $25 are seeing the biggest movement today. Calls are up $0.12 at $0.36 with over 2,000 contracts traded.
Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) is up 0.69% today at $30.16. ORCL has traded 17.5 million shares traded so far today and trades 33.9 million shares a day on average. Call options at $30 for March have seen more than 2,500 contracts traded. Calls have jumped $0.12 at $0.57 this afternoon.
SPDR S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) is up 0.61% today at $135.57. SPY has traded 94 million shares so far today and trades 154.6 million shares a day on average. SPY generally sees a lot of volume in options and today is no different. Weekly call options are up for the most part with the biggest move coming at $136. Calls at $136 have jumped $0.17 to $0.48 with nearly 21,000 contracts traded.
Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE:C) is up 3.36% today at $33.20. C has traded 25.2 million shares so far today and trades 48.5 million shares a day on average. Weekly call options have jumped more than 50% at $33 and $34. Nearly 10,000 contracts have been traded at $33 with calls up $0.33 at $0.51. At $34, 6,200 contracts have been traded with calls jumping $0.06 to $0.12.