Options Update: United States Oil Fund (USO) & PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund (DBA)
United States Oil Fund (USO)
USO Volatility At Low End Of Range On $48 Oil
USO is recently down $.12 to $28.57.WTI Crude futures are recently down .72% to $48.06. USO unit net asset value reflects the performance of the spot price of West Texas intermediate light crude.
USO call option volume of 16,947 contracts compares to put volume of 16,752 contracts.
USO April option implied volatility is at 66, May is at 64. This is below its 6-month average of 69, suggesting decreasing price movement.
PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund (DBA)
DBA Volatility Low, Suggesting Decreasing Food Inflation Risk
PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund is a rules-based index composed of futures contracts on some of the most liquid and widely traded agricultural commodities ñ corn, wheat, soy beans and sugar.
DBA is recently up $.65 to $24.55.
DBA April call option implied volatility is at 28, puts are at 31, May is at 35. This is below its 6-month average of 43, suggesting decreasing price movement.
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