Avino Silver & Gold Mines enters into $5M credit facility Avino Silver & Gold Mines (ASM) announced that its Mexican subsidiary has entered into a master credit facility with Caterpillar Finance (CAT) for up to $5M. The credit facility bears interest at rates ranging from 0%-4.95% per annum. Equipment leased under the credit facility has terms of 18 months-60 months. These terms are dependent on the company's requirements and equipment acquired.
Caterpillar October calls active Caterpillar October weekly 70 and 70.5 calls are active on total call volume of 18K contracts (7K puts) on takeover chatter. October weekly call option implied volatility is at 34, October is at 31, November is at 32; compared to its 52-week range of 15 to 41. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions for upside price movement.