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$DIA Performance Around July Options Expiration

Stock Traders Almanac

On expiration day, Friday, the bias shifts to bearish with just 13 gains in 31 years. On Friday the average loss is a significant 0.35%. Option expiration week as a whole has produced more gains than losses while the week after has been especially volatile with large swings in both directions.

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DJIA June Option Expiration Performance Since 1982