iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund (IBB) Option Chain

IBB 
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Call and put options are quoted in a table called a chain sheet. The chain sheet shows the price, volume and open interest for each option strike price and expiration month.

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Option Chain for iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund (IBB)

Calls "Calls" is an option that gives the holder the right to buy the underlying asset. Last "Last Sale" is the most recent trade. Chg "Change" is the difference between a day's last trade and the previous day's last trade. Bid "Bid" is the price a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. Sometimes also used in the contect of takeovers where one corporation is bidding for (trying to buy) another corporation. In trading, we have the bid-ask spread which is the difference between what buyers are willing to pay and what sellers are asking for in terms of price. Ask "Ask" is the quoted ask, or the lowest price an investor will accept to sell a stock. Practically speaking, this is the quoted offer at which an investor can buy shares of stock; also called the offer price. Vol "Volume" is the daily number of shares of a security that change hands between a buyer and a seller. Also known as volume traded. Open Int "Open Interest" is the total number of derivatives contracts traded that have not yet been liquidated either by an offsetting derivative transaction or by delivery. Root Strike "Strike" is the index value at which the buyer of the option can buy or sell the underlying stock index. The strike index is converted to a dollar value by multiplying by the option's contract multiple. Puts "Put" is an option granting the right to sell the underlying futures contract. Opposite of a call. Last "Last Sale" is the most recent trade. Chg "Change" is the difference between a day's last trade and the previous day's last trade. Bid "Bid" is the price a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. Sometimes also used in the contect of takeovers where one corporation is bidding for (trying to buy) another corporation. In trading, we have the bid-ask spread which is the difference between what buyers are willing to pay and what sellers are asking for in terms of price. Ask "Ask" is the quoted ask, or the lowest price an investor will accept to sell a stock. Practically speaking, this is the quoted offer at which an investor can buy shares of stock; also called the offer price. Vol "Volume" is the daily number of shares of a security that change hands between a buyer and a seller. Also known as volume traded. Open Int "Open Interest" is the total number of derivatives contracts traded that have not yet been liquidated either by an offsetting derivative transaction or by delivery.
Apr 29, 2016 12.80 24.60 26.70 0 5 IBB 242.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.03 0.10 0 42
Apr 29, 2016 20.00 22.10 24.10 0 5 IBB 245 Apr 29, 2016 0.03 0.10 0 68
Apr 29, 2016 24.00 19.60 21.70 0 2 IBB 247.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.17 0.10 0 42
Apr 29, 2016 21.20 -8.30 17.60 19.00 4 261 IBB 250 Apr 29, 2016 0.02 -0.11 0.05 7 138
Apr 29, 2016 34.72 14.60 16.70 0 63 IBB 252.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.05 0.10 10 160
Apr 29, 2016 12.71 -9.69 12.50 14.00 1 167 IBB 255 Apr 29, 2016 0.05 -0.04 0.05 5 208
Apr 29, 2016 25.80 9.60 11.50 0 16 IBB 257.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.02 -0.08 0.05 12 86
Apr 29, 2016 9.50 -11.70 7.70 8.60 7 153 IBB 260 Apr 29, 2016 0.05 0.10 3 400
Apr 29, 2016 5.63 -18.65 4.80 6.40 1 6 IBB 262.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.03 -0.02 0.10 290 355
Apr 29, 2016 3.00 -6.80 2.80 3.30 9 118 IBB 265 Apr 29, 2016 0.04 -0.09 0.05 870 971
Apr 29, 2016 0.91 -6.89 0.55 1.15 1065 532 IBB 267.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.20 0.17 0.05 0.30 1131 823
Apr 29, 2016 0.01 -5.89 0.10 918 73 IBB 270 Apr 29, 2016 1.88 1.08 1.90 2.20 1148 798
Apr 29, 2016 0.01 -6.89 0.05 487 35 IBB 272.5 Apr 29, 2016 4.20 3.05 4.10 4.70 177 197
Apr 29, 2016 0.01 -2.30 0.05 450 409 IBB 275 Apr 29, 2016 6.90 4.60 6.80 7.20 294 814
Apr 29, 2016 0.05 -1.26 0.05 124 172 IBB 277.5 Apr 29, 2016 8.49 4.29 9.20 9.80 153 403
Apr 29, 2016 0.05 -0.60 0.05 369 735 IBB 280 Apr 29, 2016 11.50 5.50 11.70 12.30 52 385
Apr 29, 2016 0.01 -0.39 0.05 44 2169 IBB 282.5 Apr 29, 2016 14.31 10.81 13.90 14.70 16 349
Apr 29, 2016 0.05 -0.10 0.05 28 1122 IBB 285 Apr 29, 2016 16.31 11.61 16.50 17.20 67 210
Apr 29, 2016 0.01 -0.07 0.05 13 1199 IBB 287.5 Apr 29, 2016 19.40 11.93 18.50 20.20 1 19
Apr 29, 2016 0.04 -0.06 0.05 9 711 IBB 290 Apr 29, 2016 22.00 5.00 21.00 22.80 7 24
Apr 29, 2016 0.05 0.10 0 185 IBB 292.5 Apr 29, 2016 26.20 17.60 23.50 25.30 1 1

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