How Tech Options Started Juicing the Stock Market

But the stock gains were so stratospheric — Apple Inc. shares doubled in five months — that some market watchers began to speculate that a traditional hedging trade might be fanning the flames.

Options trading — so the th Sure, many of the companies were among the select few that had prospered during the pandemic, as online shopping and working from home proliferated. The precipitous rise of U.S. technology stocks in 2020 left even seasoned veterans on Wall Street struggling for explanations.

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