Top 20 Options Traded

at eOption in August 2021

September 1, 2021

Another month behind us as we see continued record highs in the Dow, and Nasdaq in August.

Again, we have a familiar collection of ETF and large cap Tech symbols traded in the month. We saw an increased interest in Palantir, Marathon, Draft Kings and Pfizer after all of these firms had significant news events in the month.

Below are the top 20 underlying symbols based on the number of option trades in eOption accounts in August 2021. Note that we do not make trade recommendation but are sharing this for your interest.

  1. SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)
  2. Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ)
  3. Apple (AAPL)
  4. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
  5. Nvidia (NVDA)
  6. Amazon (AMZN)
  7. Tesla (TSLA)
  8. Microsoft (MSFT)
  9. Moderna (MRNA)
  10. Alibaba (BABA)
  11. Microsoft (MSFT)
  12. Palantir (PLTR)
  13. Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA)
  14. Draftkings (DKNG)
  15. Pfizer (PFE)
  16. Netflix (NFLX)
  17. iPath S&P 500 Short Futures ETN (VXX)
  18. SNAP
  19. BA
  20. iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)

Enjoy the rest of the summer.  And remember to…  Stay informed.  Trade well.

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