The Dow closed up 45.79 to 12,949. The S&P 500 closed up 3.19 to 1,361 and the Nasdaq closed down 8.07 to 2,951.
The VIX closed at 17.78, down 1.44.
Here's today's most active equity options and strikes.
Midday Unusual Options Activity Update, The Naked AAPL Call, IB Options Briefs: PF Chang's China Bistro, IMAX Corp and Vera Bradley Inc., and Option Block 129: How Do You Know When You're Being Stupid? From The Options Insider
Using Options to Find a Better Entry Price in Apple Options From Seeking Alpha
Stifel Expands Into Options, Hires Three From Needham, Jefferies From Bloomberg
Mark Sebastian Emphasizes Importance Of Understanding Math Behind Options
A question and answer with the CBOE s Tilly and Brodsky From Trader's Magazine
Funniest Financial Tweets of the Week: Top 20 From Minyanville
Low Volatilityís High Returns From Barron's
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