Depending on where the price ends up, option sellers may be out a whole lot of money. The higher the price goes, the more money they’re out.
Option sellers are engaged in a furious battle to push prices down as much as possible before the end of the week. Obviously, the people on the other side of that equation want the opposite.
Here are some extra characters because 500 is a ridiculous amount of characters to require in a post. It encourages this type of extraneous work just to make character counts.