In the previous post (quoted below), we indicated we would post a list of other stocks that have option chain. The post explains why. The list of stocks follows.

"In the stock market today it is option expiration Friday. Certain stock have option chains associate to them. They are known as optionable stocks. Today is options expiration Friday, and it can be the last trading day for a number of option chains that expire today. Why do we believe we should pay attention to option expiration? Because of something called delta hedging, the price of stocks that may be influenced by hedging options positions, may cause stock market indices and possible other stocks to trades around a given stock price (The at the money strike). This phenomena is known as stock pinning on option expiration.

If a stock is pinned, it would suggest that it can be influenced by trading volume on the options chains (its option chains, or possible even the option chains of other stocks and indices). Today is (October 15, 2010). It is option expiration friday.

This can be useful to know, because if a stock is pinned today, next week it might be influenced by options activity, particularly if stock investors buy put options for protection next week, and the professionals hedge their short put options by short selling the stock.

There is a number of stocks that have options on them. We plan to post the list of option stocks. Below is a partial list of such stocks."


J. CREW GROUP INC. JCG
J.M. SMUCKER CO (NEW) SJM
J2 GLOBAL COMMUN INC JCOM
JA SOLAR HOLDINGS CO. LTD. JASO
JABIL CIRCUIT INC JBL
JACK IN THE BOX INC. JACK
JACKSON HEWITT TAX SERVICE JTX
JACOBS ENGINEERING GROUP INC JEC
JAGUAR MINING INC. JAG
JAKKS PACIFIC INC JAKK
JAMES RIVER COAL NEW JRCC
JANUS CAPITAL GROUP INC. JNS
JARDEN CORPORATION JAH
JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS INC JAZZ
JDS UNIPHASE CANADA LTD COMMON STOC JDSU
JEFFERIES GROUP INC(NEW) JEF
JETBLUE AIRWAYS CORPORATION JBLU
JINPAN INTERNATIONAL LTD. JST
JO-ANN STORES INC. CLASS A JAS
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC. JWA
JOHNSON AND JOHNSON JNJ
JOHNSON CONTROLS INC JCI
JONES APPAREL GROUP INC JNY
JONES LANG LASALLE INC JLL
JOS A BANK CLOTHIERS INC JOSB
JOY GLOBAL INC JOYG
JP MORGAN ALERIAN MLP 5/24/24 AMJ
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO COM STK JPM
JUMBO DJX DXL
JUNIPER NETWORKS INC JNPR
K-SEA TRANSPORTATION PRTNS KSP
K-SWISS INC CL-A KSWS
K12 INC. LRN
KAISER AIUMINUM CORP. KALU
KAMAN CORP KAMN
KANDI TECHNOLOGIES CORP KNDI
KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN KSU
KAPSTONE PAPER AND PACKAGING KS
KAR AUCTION SERV. INC. KAR
KAYDON CORPORATION KDN
KB HOME KBH
KBR INC. KBR
KEEGAN RESOURCES INC. KGN
KELLOGG CO K
KEMET CORPORATION KEM
KENDLE INTL INC KNDL
KENNAMETAL INC KMT
KENNETH COLE PRODUCTIONS INC KCP
KERYX BIOPHARMACEUTICALS INC. KERX
KEY ENERGY GROUP INC. KEG
KEYCORP (NEW) KEY
KILROY REALTY CORP KRC
KIMBERLY CLARK CORP KMB
KIMCO REALTY CORPORATION KIM
KINDER MORGAN ENER PNTRS L.P. KMP
KINDER MORGAN MGMT LLC KMR
KINDRED HEALTHCARE INC KND
KINETIC CONCEPTS INC KCI
KING PHARMACEUTICALS INC KG
KINROSS GOLD CORP NEW KGC
KIRKLAND''S INC KIRK
KIT DIGITAL INC KITD
KKR & COMPANY L P DEL KKR
KKR FINANCIAL CORP KFN
KLA-TENCOR CORP KLAC
KNIGHT CAPITAL GROUP INC. CLASS A KCG
KNIGHT TRANSPORTATION INC KNX
KNIGHTSBRIDGE TANKERS LTD VLCCF
KNOLL INC KNL
KODIAK OIL & GAS CORP KOG
KOHLS CORP KSS
KONGZHONG CORP SPONS ADR (CAYMAN IS KONG
KONINKLIJKE ELECTRON N.V.(NEW) PHG
KOOKMAN BANK (NEW) ADS (1 COM SH) KB
KOPIN CORP KOPN
KOPPERS HOLDINGS INC. KOP
KOREA ELEC PWR CP ADR(RP1/2SH KEP
KRAFT FOODS INC CL-A KFT
KRATON PERFORMANCE POLYMERS INC KRA
KRATOS DEFENSE & SEC SOLU INC KTOS
KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUTS INC KKD
KROGER CO KR
KT CORP ADS (EACH REP 1/2 OF A COM KT
KULICKE & SOFA INDS INC KLIC
L&L ENERGY INC LLEN
L-1 IDENTITY SOLUTIONS INC COM ID
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS HLDGS INC LLL
L.B. FOSTER CO. FSTR
L.G. DISPLAY CO. LTD. LPL
LA-Z-BOY INCORPORATED LZB
LABORATORY CRP AMER HLDGS(NEW) LH
LABRANCHE AND CO INC LAB
LADISH COMPANY LDSH
LAM RESEARCH CORP LRCX
LAMAR ADVERTISING CO CL-A LAMR
LAN AIRLINES S.A. LFL
LANCASTER COLONY CORP. LANC
LANDSTAR SYSTEM INC LSTR
LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP LVS
LASALLE HOTEL PROP LHO
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORP LSCC
LAWSON SOFTWARE INC LWSN
LAYNE INC LAYN
LAZARD LTD LAZ
LCA-VISION INC LCAV
LDK SOLAR CO. LTD LDK
LEAP WIRELESS INTERNATIONAL INC NEW LEAP
LEAPFROG ENTERPRISES INC. LF
LEAR CORPORATION LEA
LEGG MASON INC LM
LEGGETT&PLATT INC LEG
LENDER PROCESSING SERV INC LPS
LENNAR CORP CL A COMMON LEN
LEUCADIA NATIONAL CORP LUK
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS INC LVLT
LEXMARK INTL INC CL-A LXK
LIBERT MEDIA CORP LIBERTY STARZ LSTZA
LIBERTY GLOBAL INC CLASS A LBTYA
LIBERTY MEDIA HLDG CORP CAP COM SER LCAPA
LIBERTY MEDIA HLDG CORP INTERACTIVE LINTA
LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST LRY
LIFE PARTNERS HLDGS INC. LPHI
LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORP. LIFE
LIFE TIME FITNESS INC LTM
LIFEPOINT HOSPITALS INC LPNT
LIGHTBRIDGE CORP. LTBR
LIHUA INTERNATIONAL INC LIWA
LILLY ELI & CO LLY
LIMITED BRANDS INC. LTD
LINCARE HOLDINGS INC LNCR
LINCOLN EDUCATIONAL SVCS LINC
LINCOLN ELECTRIC HLDGS INC LECO
LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP LNC
LINDSAY CORPORATION LNN
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORP LLTC
LINN ENERGY LLC LINE
LIONS GATE ENT CORP LGF
LITHIA MOTORS INC. LAD
LITTELFUSE INC LFUS
LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT INC. LYV
LIVEPERSON INC LPSN
LIZ CLAIBORNE INC LIZ
LKQ CORP LKQX
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC LYG
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP LMT
LOEWS CORP L
LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL S.A .ORD SHS LOGI
LOGMEIN INC COMMON STOCK LOGM
LONGTOP FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED LFT
LORILLARD INC. LO
LOUISIANA PACIFIC CORP LPX
LOWES COMPANIES INC LOW
LSB INDUSTRIES INC LXU
LSI CORPORATION LSI
LSI INDUSTRIES LYTS
LUBRIZOL CORP LZ
LUFKIN IND INC LUFK
LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC. LULU
LUXOTTICA GROUP SPA LUX
M&T BANK CORP MTB
M.D.C. HOLDINGS INC MDC
M/I HOMES INC. MHO
MACERICH COMPANY (THE) MAC
MACK-CALI REALTY CORP CLI
MACQUARIE INFEASTRUCTURE CO. MIC
MACY''S INC. M
MADDEN (STEVEN) LTD SHOO
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN INC. MSG
MAG SILVER CORP. MVG
MAGELLAN HEALTH SVCS INC NEW MGLN
MAGELLAN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LTD. MMP
MAGMA DESIGN AUTOMATION INC. LAVA
MAGNA INTL CL-A SUB VTG SHS MGA
MAGNUM HUNTER RESOURCES CORP. MHR
MAIDEN HLDGS LTD MHLD
MAIDENFORM BRANDS INC MFB
MAKO SURGICAL CORP MAKO
MANITOWOC COMPANY INC (THE) MTW
MANNKIND CORP MNKD
MANPOWER INC MAN
MANTECH INTL CORP CL-A MANT
MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP MFC
MAP PHARMACEUTICALS INC. MAPP
MARATHON OIL CORP MRO
MARCUS CORP MCS
MARINEMAX INC. HZO
MARINER ENERGY INC COM (NEW) ME
MARKET VECTORS BRAZIL SMALL CAP ETF BRF
MARKET VECTORS GLOBAL AGRIBUSINESS ETF MOO
MARKET VECTORS GLOBAL ALT ENERGY ET GEX
MARKET VECTORS JUNIOR GOLD MINERS GDXJ
MARKET VECTORS NUCLEAR ENERGY ETF NLR
MARKET VECTORS RUSSIA ETF RSX
MARKET VECTORS SOLAR ENERGY ETF KWT
MARKET VECTORS STEEL ETF SLX
MARKET VECTORS TR GOLD MINERS INDEX GDX
MARKWEST ENERGY PARTNERS LP MWE
MARRIOTT INT''L INC(NEW) CL A MAR
MARSH & MCLENNAN COS INC MMC
MARSHALL & ILSLEY CORP. MI
MARTEK BIOSCIENCES CORP MATK
MARTEN TRANSPORT LTD. MRTN
MARTHA STEWART LIV OMNIMED INC MSO
MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS INC MLM
MARVELL TECH GROUP LTD MRVL
MASCO CORP MAS
MASIMO CORP. MASI
MASSEY ENERGY COMPANY MEE
MASTEC INC. MTZ
MASTERCARD INCORPORATED CL A COM MA
MATRIX SERVICE CO MTRX
MATRIXX INITIATIVES INC MTXX
MATTEL INC MAT
MATTHEWS INTERNATIONAL CORP. MATW
MATTSON TECHNOLOGY INC MTSN
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS INC MXIM
MAXIMUS INC MMS
MAXLINEAR INC MXL
MB FINANCIAL INC. MBFI
MBIA INC MBI
MC DERMOTT INTL MDR
MCAFEE INC. MFE
MCDONALDS CORP MCD
MCG CAP CORP MCGC
MCGRAW-HILL COS INC(THE) MHP
MCKESSON CORPORATION MCK
MCMORAN EXPLORATION CO MMR
MDS INC MDZ
MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITION COMPANY MJN
MEADWESTVACO CORP MWV
MECHEL OAO MTL
MEDASSETS INC MDAS
MEDCO HEALTH SOLUTIONS INC. MHS
MEDIACOM COMMUNICATIONS CL-A MCCC
MEDIADATA SOLUTIONS INC MDSO
MEDICAL PROPERTIES TRUST INC MPW
MEDICINES COMPANY (THE) MDCO
MEDICIS PHARMACEUTICAL CL-A MRX
MEDIFAST INC MED
MEDIVATION INC. MDVN
MEDNAX INC. MD
MEDTRONIC INC MDT
MELA SCIENCES INC. MELA
MELCO CROWN ENTERTAINMENT MPEL
MELLANOX TECHS LTD MLNX
MEMC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS INC WFR
MENTOR GRAPHICS CORP MENT
MERCADOLIBRE INC. MELI
MERCK & CO INC MRK
MERIDIAN BIOSCIENCE INC VIVO
MERIT MED SYS INC MMSI
MERITAGE HOMES CORPORATION MTH
MESABI TR MSB
METALICO INC. MEA
METALS USA HLDGS CORP MUSA
METHANEX CORP (F) MEOH
METLIFE INC MET
METROPCS COMMUNICATIONS INC. PCS
MF GLOBAL HOLDINGS LTD. MF
MFA FINANCIAL INC. MFA
MGIC INVESTMENT CORP MTG
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL MGM
MICREL INC MCRL
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC MCHP
MICROMET INC MITI
MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC MU
MICROS SYSTEMS INC MCRS
MICROSEMI CORP MSCC
MICROSOFT CORP MSFT
MICROSTRATEGY INC CL A NEW MSTR
MICROVISION INC (WASH) MVIS
MID AMERICA APT COMM INC. MAA
MIDDLEBY CORP MIDD
MILLER PETROLEUM INC. MILL
MILLICOM INTL CELLULAR SA MICC
MINDRAY MEDICAL INTERNATIONAL LMTD MR
MINDSPEED TECHNOLOGIES INC. MSPD
MINEFINDERS LTD (F) MFN
MINERAL TECH INC. MTX
MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC- MIPS
MIRANT CORP COM MIR
MITEL NETWORKS CORPORATION MITL
MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP INC MTU
MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP INC MFG
MKS INSTRUMENTS INC MKSI
MKT VEC -HARD ASSETS PRODUCER HAP
MKT VECTORS COAL ETF KOL
MOBILE TELESYSTEMS OJSC ADS (EA REP MBT
MODINE MANUFACTURING CO MOD
MODUSLINK GLOBAL SOLUTIONS INC. MLNK
MOHAWK INDUSTRIES INC MHK
MOLEX INC MOLX
MOLINA HEALTHCARE INC. MOH
MOLSON COORS BREWING CO TAP
MOLYCORP INC DEL MCP
MOMENTA PHARMACEUTICALS INC MNTA
MONARCH CASINO & RESORT INC MCRI
MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEM INC. MPWR
MONRO MUFFLER BRAKE INC MNRO
MONSANTO COMPANY MON
MONTER WORLDWIDE INC MWW
MOODY''S CORPORATION MCO
MOOG INC. CLASS A MOGA
MORGAN STANLEY MS
MORGAN STANLEY RETAIL INDEX MVR
MORGANS HOTEL GROUP CO. COM MHGC
MORNINGSTAR INC COM MORN
MOSAIC COMPANY MOS
MOTOROLA INC. MOT
MOTORS LIQUIDATION COMPANY MTLQQ
MPANHIA ENERGETICA DE MINAS GERAIS-CEMIG CIG
MPG OFFICE TRUST INC. MPG
MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO CL-A MSM
MSCI INC MSCI
MUELLER WATER PRODUCTS INC. SER A MWA
MULTI-FINELINE ELECTRONIX INC MFLX
MULTIMEDIA GAMES INC MGAM
MURPHY OIL CORPORATION MUR
MVC CAPITAL INC MVC
MYERS INDS INC MYE
MYLAN INC. MYL
MYR GROUP INC COM STK (DE) MYRG
MYREXIS INC. MYRX
MYRIAD GENETICS INC MYGN
NABORS INDS LTD (NEW) BERMUDA NBR
NALCO HOLDING COMPANY NLC
NAM TAI ELECTRONICS INC NTE
NANOMETRICS INC NANO
NASDAQ - 100 INDEX NDX
NASDAQ OMX GROUP INC. NDAQ
NASH FINCH COMPANY NAFC
NATIONAL BANK OF GREECE S A NBG
NATIONAL BEVERAGE CORP FIZZ
NATIONAL CINEMEDIA INC. NCMI
NATIONAL FINANCIAL PARTNERS CORP NFP
NATIONAL FUEL GAS CO N.J. NFG
NATIONAL GRID PLC NGG
NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO INC. NOV
NATIONAL RERAIL PROPERTIES INC NNN
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORP NSM
NATIONWIDE HEALTH PROPERTIES NHP
NATURAL GAS SERVICES GROUP NGS
NATURAL RES PARTNERS L P NRP
NATUS MEDICAL INCORPORATED BABY
NAVIGANT CONSULTING INC NCI
NAVIGATORS GRP INC NAVG
NAVIOS MARITIME HOLDINGS INC. NM
NAVIOS MARITIME PARTNERS L.P NMM
NAVISTAR INTERNATIONAL INC. NAV
NCI BUILDING SYSTEMS INC NCS
NCR CORPORATION NCR
NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS NKTR
NELNET INC NNI
NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES INC. NEW UEPS
NET SERVICOS DE COMUNICACAO SA. NETC
NETAPP INC NTAP
NETEASE.COM INC ADS NTES
NETEZZA CORP. NZ
NETFLIX COM INC NFLX
NETGEAR INC NTGR
NETLIST INC NLST
NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS INC NETL
NETSCOUT SYSTEMS INC NTCT
NETSUITE INC N
NEUROCRINE BIOSCIENCES INC NBIX
NEUSTAR INC CL A NSR
NEUTRAL TANDEM INC TNDM
NEW GOLD INC. NGD
NEW ORIENTAL EDUCATION & TECH GRP I EDU
NEW YORK & COMPANY INC NWY
NEW YORK COMM BANCORP INC NYB
NEW YORK TIMES CO(THE)CL A NYT
NEWALLIANCE BANCSHARES INC NAL
NEWELL RUBBERMAID INC NWL
NEWFIELD EXPLORATION COMPANY NFX
NEWMARKET COPR (HOLDING COMPANY) NEU
NEWMONT MINING CORP (HOLDING COMPAN NEM
NEWPORT CORP NEWP
NEXEN INC NXY
NEXTERA ENERGY INC. NEE
NGAS RESOURCES INC NGAS
NICE-SYSTEMS LTD SPONS ADR NICE
NICOR INCORPORATED GAS
NII HOLDINGS INC CL B NIHD
NIKE INC CL-B NKE
NIPPON TELEG &TEL ADR(RP1/200 NTT
NISKA GAS STORAGE PARTNERS LLC NKA
NISOURCE INC (HOLDING CO) NI
NJ RES CORP. NJR
NMT MEDICAL INC NMTI
NOAH EDUCATION HOLDINGS LTD. NED
NOBLE CORP (NEW) NE
NOBLE ENERGY INC NBL
NOKIA CORP ADS (REP 1 SHARE) NOK
NOMURA HLDGS ADS ( 1 SH COM) NMR
NORANDA ALUMINUM HOLDING CORP NOR
NORDIC AMERICAN TANKER SHPG LT NAT
NORDSON CORP. NDSN
NORDSTROM JWN
NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORP NSC
NORTH AMERICAN ENERGY PARTNERS INC. NOA
NORTH AMERICAN PALLADIUM LTD PAL
NORTHERN DYNASTY MINERALS LTD. NAK
NORTHERN OIL & GAS INC NOG
NORTHERN TRUST CORP NTRS
NORTHGATE MINERALS CORP NXG
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CP (HLDG CO) NOC
NORTHSTAR REALTY FINANCE CORP NRF
NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS CO NWN
NORTHWEST PIPE CO NWPX
NOVA MEASURING INSTRUMENTS NVMI
NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC(NEW) NG
NOVARTIS AG ADS(1 REG SH) NVS
NOVATEL WIRELESS INC COM NEW NVTL
NOVAVAX INC NVAX
NOVELL INC NOVL
NOVELLUS SYS INC NVLS
NOVO NORDISK A S NVO
NPS PHARMACEUTICALS INC NPSP
NRG ENERGY INC NRG
NSTAR NST
NTT DOCOMO INC. DCM
NU SKIN ENTERPRISES INC CL-A NUS
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS INC NUAN
NUCOR CORP NUE
NUSTAR ENERGY L.P. NS
NUSTAR GP HOLDING LLC NSH
NUTRI/SYSTEM INC. NTRI
NUVASIVE INC NUVA
NVIDIA CORP NVDA
NXP SEMICONDUCTOR N.V NXPI
NXSTAGE MEDICAL INC. NXTM
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