Chase Puts Gain; Stocks Sink
Stocks are broadly lower Friday following the September employment report
that showed a mixed bag of economic news. Chemicals and transportation are the
top sectors of the day while Internets and broker/dealers are the weakest.
At mid-day, the VIX has increased 1.23 to 24.86.
The OEX October 770 calls are down 4 1/2 to 6 3/4.
Among bigger movers on heavier-than-average volume:
PowerRating) is off 2 15/16 to 50 13/16 as the retail sector has fallen
2.8%. The Home Depot November 50 puts have gained 1 to 2 1/2 on more than 3000