Macro / Thematics
VIX - 10,000 of the September 50 calls were bought for $0.375
AT&T T - news hit the tape that the DOJ is filing a suit to block the T-Mobile takeover, which could cost AT&T a $3B. The Dec $27/$24 ratio put spread was bot 10k X 20k for a .16 debit. For more details go here.
Dollar General Corp. DG - 5000 of the October 40 calls were sold at $0.30. The trade appears tied to 60,000 shares at $36.52. Another 5000 trade at $0.30 but appeared tied to 175,000 shares at $36.55.
Industrial / Materials
Abbott Labs ABT - 4k Nov $55/$47 bull risk reversals trade for a .28 credit. Almost a 4% div on the name. Big weekly wedge
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