[FoRK] hmm...

Matt Crawford <crawdad+fork at fnal.gov> on Mon Aug 27 07:02:43 PDT 2007

On Aug 27, 2007, at 6:13 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:

> Bear in mind that the last time anyone conducted such large and  
> unusual stock option trades (like this one) was in the weeks before  
> the attacks of September 11.
>
> Back then, they bought huge numbers of PUTS on airline stocks in  
> the same airlines whose planes were involved in the September 11  
> attacks.
>
> Despite knowing who made these trades, the Securities and Exchange  
> Commission NEVER revealed who made the unusual trades and no one  
> was ever publicly identified as being responsible for the trades  
> which made upwards of $50 million when the attacks happened.

http://www.snopes.com/rumors/putcall.asp

As for SPX, show me the market.


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