The Dow closed up 96.50 to 12,270. The S&P 500 closed up 0.88 to 1,315 and the Nasdaq closed down 1.63 to 2,786.
The VIX closed at 18.28, down 1.59.
Here are today's most active equity options and strikes.
New Traders Beware, Options Block 121: Degenerate Option Traders, IB Options Briefs: Manulife Financial Corp., Medivation Inc. and Mosaic Co., and Unusual Options Activity From The Options Insider
Buy-Write Strategy Gets Another Look From Trader's Magazine
Market makers buck trend as profits surge From Financial Times
Lower volumes pressure Q4 earnings at U.S. Exchanges From Reuters
Showdown: Bear Puts vs. Bear Calls From Moneyshow.com
Straddling Earnings Season- Know Your Options From Zacks.com
VIX Keeps Tumbling; Are Markets Getting Calm or Complacent
Google Earnings Miss Gives Bullish Options Traders 99% Loss From Bloomberg"
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