JDSU Calls Slip; Stocks Sink
Stocks sank Wednesday as buyers retreated to the sidelines amid concerns about interest rates and the ongiong earnings season. Oil services were the top-performing sector, while banks and semiconductors were the weakest.
At the close, the VIX had increased .60 to 22.70.
The OEX 800 calls fell 3 3/8 to 11 3/4.
Among bigger movers on heavier-than-expected volume:
PowerRating) jumped 4 7/16 to 21 7/16 and was one of the top Net performers of the day. The ASKJ August 22 1/2 calls added 1 7/16 to 2 1/16 on six times average volume.