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The #volatility of the stock market as the result of the #covid19 outbreak continues to subside. Trading costs in SPY ETF options appear to have recovered to near pre-outbreak levels. This recovery might indicate trader confidence in improved market stability although an elevated VIX shows a significant premium for covering equity market risk still remains.

The chart shows SpiderRock‘s view of the per contract trade cost for SPY options in the three front months for strikes between 25-75 Delta and trades of 100 contracts or less. To learn more: https://bit.ly/2JeVgn7