With only a week before the U.S. presidential election, options traders are betting a select group of ETFs will see sharp moves in the days after the vote.
So buckle up if you own these exchange-traded funds.
Based on options activity, MKM Partners identified some of the ETFs that could be ripe to soar or dive following the election. The key metric was at-the-money straddles with an expiration date of Nov. 11.
Bold bets in options are notably valuable for traders during market-moving events, because a large number of active investors use derivatives to either hedge existing positions or lever their current holdings.
And so, here are the ETFs expected to have the largest moves.