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Old 01-25-2011, 04:46 PM
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Default OPtion expiry date.

I was under the impressions that options expire on the third Friday of the month yet I see AMZN, GOOG, AAPL, AXP and a whole bunch of others expiring on the last Thursday of this month.
Anyone know what the simple explanation might be?
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Old 01-25-2011, 05:07 PM
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Comex has a different expiration schedule,
You can find 2011's schedule here:

http://www.cmegroup.com/trading/meta...dar_metals.pdf
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Old 01-25-2011, 05:13 PM
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Hey Scott,
Not COMEX, but NYSE listed stocks.
For example, AA January options expired last weekend but GOOG January options are expiring this Thursday.
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Old 01-25-2011, 05:28 PM
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Oops,
My bad...
I don't dabble in equities.
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Old 01-25-2011, 06:18 PM
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https://www.kitcomm.com/showthread.php?t=70493&page=22

I just noticed GE and MSFT expire on thursday, where WMT expired last Friday.

I avoid options like the plague and do not know the answer.

Someone at the thread link attached will know.
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