On the call side, KeyCorp is seeing over 15 times the normal amount of calls today after a report that the company was talking to TD bank about a possible takeover. Avid Budget Group shares are also seeing a large amount of calls today, over 10.5 times the average on another large bullish bet. YRC Worldwide calls are also at over 10 times the average amount after Fitch Ratings issued a positive note regarding the company. Amylin Pharmaceuticals shares are also seeing a large amount of calls today with over 10 times the average amount, despite disappointing news about their upcoming diabetes drug. the S&P Health Care closes out the list today with over 7 times the average after investors were bullish on the sector today.
Taking a look at the put side of the ledger, the Market Vector Russia ETF is seeing over 6 times the average amount of puts today as investors are still bearish on Russian stocks. Delta Air Lines and AMR Corporation puts are both over 5 times the average amount today as the sector continues to slump. Finally, Agilent Technologies comes in at 4.6 times the average amount of puts after the company announced several acquisitions and a subsequent bearish bet was placed. This has been you daily options update from the Financial News Network. Stay tuned for more insight into where the big money is placing their bets each day.