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Change

The difference between the closing price on a trading day and the closing price on the previous trading day. The change may be positive or negative. For example, if a stock closes at $11 on Tuesday and $12 on Wednesday, it has a change of +$1. On the other hand, if the stock falls to $10 on Friday, it has a change of -$2. Change is also called net change. See also: Technical Analysis.

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This at-the-money option has also been popular today; in late-morning trading, the April 25 call has already seen roughly 1,400 contracts change hands on open interest of about 4,100 contracts.
50 calls, which have each seen more than 4,000 contracts change hands.
50 put has seen about 1,400 contracts change hands, while its August 7.