Strategic options investing.
All of this at 15:56PM. Next to nothing, thereafter.
Yellow highlighting marks 5 minutes of sequential transactions, all of significant size.
Nothing but put buying in the final moments of trading. This ahead of Trump’s Friday meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Lee Hu today. Bad news on that front would be very bad news for small caps.
Only two sell orders at or greater than a 10 lot, all day. Way imbalanced. Nobody selling near-term IWM puts, yesterday.