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Subject:  Double the options Date:  6/27/2012  1:30 PM
Author:  GrandpaRalph Number:  10912 of 11154

Today there seems to be two options available on Yahoo! at every strike price, every expiration. Here is a MSFT example:

They differ in that the option name may have either two or three zeros following the dollar strike value. i.e.

There are two July $30 calls listed as:


The bid/ask prices on the second series are about 12 cents higher.

Also true for most other tickers I plug in. Is this a quirk at Yahoo today, or has something strange happenned (or both)?

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