US Steel calls active on renewed takeover chatter US Steel December 22 and 23 calls are active on total call volume of 10K contracts (2K puts) on renewed takeover chatter. December, January and April call option implied volatility is at 41; below its 26-week average of 45 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions for larger price movement.
U.S. Steel makes management changes at European and North American operations U.S. Steel announced two management changes at its European and North American operating facilities. Scott Buckiso has been named vice president – European Solutions and president – U. S. Steel Kosice, succeeding George Babcoke, who has elected to retire following 39 years of service with the company. Amy Smith-Yoder will succeed Buckiso as general manager – Mon Valley Works. The changes are effective May 31. In his new role, Buckiso will assume executive responsibility for the company's operations in the Slovak Republic.