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2023.09.18 07:10
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US Stock Options | Active Trading in Bearish Options for NVIDIA and AMD, Surge in Put Options for Ford and General Motors

Last Friday, Tesla options traded nearly 3 million contracts, semiconductor stocks plummeted, and the most active were the Put options with an exercise price of $440 for Nvidia. Amazon and Microsoft call options accounted for 60% of the trading volume. Unity and Adobe options trading volume doubled and quintupled.

Last Friday (September 15th), US stocks fell, with the Nasdaq down 1.56% and the S&P 500 down 1.22%.

Overview of US Stock Options Trading

Last Friday, technology stocks came under significant pressure, leading the decline.

The top ten US stock options trading: Tesla, Nvidia, Apple, Amazon, AMD, Meta, Microsoft, Netflix, AMC Theatres, Intel, Bank of America, Google A.

Tesla fell 0.6%, with options trading volume of 2.98 million contracts, and the proportion of call options trading was 56.9%. The most active put options trading was at a strike price of $275.

Nvidia plunged more than 3%, with options trading volume of 1.48 million contracts, and the proportion of call options trading was 53.7%. The most active put options trading was at a strike price of $440.

Apple slightly declined, with options trading volume of 1.38 million contracts, and the proportion of call options trading was 57.2%. The most active call options trading was at a strike price of $177.5.

Amazon fell 3%, with options trading volume of 840,000 contracts, and the proportion of call options trading was 61.3%. The most active put options trading was at a strike price of $141.

AMD plunged nearly 5%, with options trading volume of 740,000 contracts, and the proportion of call options trading was 53.1%. The most active put options trading was at strike prices of $102/$103.

Meta dropped nearly 4%, with options trading volume of 550,000 contracts, and the proportion of call options trading was 55.4%.

Microsoft fell 2.5%, with options trading volume of 390,000 contracts, and the proportion of call options trading accounted for 60%.

Netflix fell nearly 1%, with options trading volume of 340,000 contracts, and the proportion of call options trading was 51.5%.

Ford slightly declined, with options trading volume of 250,000 contracts, and the proportion of put options trading accounted for over 60%; General Motors' options trading volume was nearly 120,000 contracts, and the proportion of put options trading accounted for nearly 60%.

Adobe plunged more than 4%, with options trading volume of 200,000 contracts, five times the daily average, and the proportion of put options trading was 51.9%.

Unity Software had options trading volume of 100,000 contracts, twice the daily average.