AMD Puts Rise; Stocks End Mixed
Stocks ended mixed Tuesday with blue chips higher and the Nasdaq slightly
lower ahead of Intel’s earnings report. Forest and paper products were the day’s
top sector while semiconductors were the weakest.
At the close, the VIX had increased .56 to 28.18.
The OEX January 700 calls ended down .40 to 38.80.
Among bigger movers on heavier-than-average volume:
Procter & Gamble
PowerRating) rose 1 5/8 to 71 15/16 as consumer stocks showed
strength. The Procter & Gamble January 65 calls gained 1 1/4 to 7 on more
than 9000 contracts.