Total option volume is back to average at 5.3 million contracts so far today, with bullish sentiment in the big indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER data systems.
More than 1 million options have traded in the SPDR S&P 500 Fund (SPY) as puts slightly eclipse calls. Next up is the S&P 500 Index (SPX) at 348,000 options, with 200,000 puts. The iShares Russell 2000 Fund (IWM) follows at 280,000 contracts, led by 177,000 puts.
— Option Monster