Dell Puts Rise; Market Ends Mixed
Despite June’s new housing starts coming in much lower than anticipated,
stocks finished mixed, with the Nasdaq sinking 0.7% and the Dow gaining 0.7%.
The S&P 500 was flat.
By the close, the VIX had decreased .17 to 22.70.
The OEX August 800 calls fell 3/8 to 7.
Among bigger movers on heavier-than-average volume:
PowerRating) bucked the negative Nasdaq trend and gained 4 3/16 to 39
3/16 following an analyst upgrade. The Intuit August 40 calls jumped 1 9/16 to 2
1/4 on heavier-than-average volume.