I want to buy put options on the newly issued SNAP stock (Snapchat). How come the option chain is still empty? it's been a few days since the IPO.

  • $\begingroup$ Not every stock has an option traded on it. $\endgroup$ – Gordon Mar 6 '17 at 18:19
  • $\begingroup$ Patience! Patience! It takes at least a week, sometimes longer. SNAP is only 3 days old. $\endgroup$ – noob2 Mar 6 '17 at 19:05
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    $\begingroup$ Options will be listed this Friday. Source: http://www.cboe.com/blogs/options-hub/2017/03/02/snapchat-%28snap%29-ipo-is-here! $\endgroup$ – LocalVolatility Mar 6 '17 at 19:06
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    $\begingroup$ Could you make that an answer @LocalVolatility ? $\endgroup$ – Bob Jansen Mar 6 '17 at 19:11

Options will be listed this Friday, source.


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