Other trades of note by Lauren Ravalli:

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) at 110.70, a Calendar Spread traded 2,500 times. The trader sold the Oct 20th 115 Calls and bought the Jan 19th 115 Calls paying 2.20.

Intel Corporation (INTC) at 35.97, a Bear Call Spread traded 1,000 times. The trader sold the Aug 4th 35/36.50 spread for a .95 credit.

Citigroup Inc. (C) at 69.19, a Bull Call Spread traded 500 times. The trader bought the March 16th 77.50/85 spread paying 1.00.

DISH Network (DISH) at 63.98, a trader executed a 1x2 Ratio Spread. This trader bought 1,250 of the Aug 18th 63 Puts and sold 2,500 of the Aug 18th 60.50 Puts. He paid .20 for that package. DISH is expected to report earnings on Thursday, August 3, before the market open.

Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) at 57.41, a Bear Put Spread traded 8,762 times. The trader bought the Aug 18th 57/54.50 spread paying .40.

Increased Volume Activity:

Top 20 symbols ranked by today's option volume relative to average, minimum 200 average:

SCG, BTU, XRAY, AAXJ, PBI, CGNX, LL, THS, HCLP, GPRE, FCAU, SBRA, AKRX, AN, HL, GOOS, SIMO, XEC, ACRX, TXRH.

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