SPY IWM Put Volume Jumps Monday

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A quick note to let you know that SPY and IWM August put volume jumped Monday. As shown in the edited options scan below, Friday’s (7/26) call/put volume was fairly even with calls having a slight lead. Then suddenly, Monday’s (7/29) put volume increases dramatically relative to the call volume. For SPY, the put/call ratio of near strike option volume was nearly 2 to 1 and IWM was over 2 to 1. August Options Scan Note that September’s SPY and IWM near strike put/call option volume were more on a 1 to 1 basis.