1 and 2 unit option contracts - lots and lots

Discussion in 'Options' started by Ayn Rand, Oct 8, 2018.

  1. Ayn Rand

    Ayn Rand

    I do options on individual stocks. Just today I rediscovered options time and sale data. I was take by the preponderance of 1 and 2 unit contracts.

    Who are the people writing these contracts?
     
  2. vegamedic

    vegamedic

    retail investors and bigger orders that get split and partially filled in 1's and 2's.
     
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  3. guru

    guru

    The 4 million Robinhood users.
     
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  4. rb7

    rb7

    For October 8, 2018, 55% of all trades were 1 and 2 lot, all Public Customers against Market Makers.
     
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  5. 2rosy

    2rosy

    look at your own fills. do you ever get a full fill? partials
     
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  6. Ayn Rand

    Ayn Rand

    Takes for all the replies. I wish that last couple of days I had only been doing 1's and 2's.