Largest option buying in equities so far

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Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with the most call and put buying on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.

Alpha Natural Resources (ANR): About 14,000 January 8 calls were bought for $1.13 and an equal number of January 4 puts were sold for $0.34. The trade is bullish on the surface, although volume was below open interest at both strikes. ANR fell 3.28 percent to $6.78.

Ford (F): More than 18,000 weekly 9 puts expiring this Friday were bought for $0.02 to $0.05 as investors look for near-term downside in the share price. F fell 0.65 percent to $9.13.

Nokia (NOK): More than 10,000 August 2.50 puts were bought for $0.14 to $0.20 as traders look for the stock to push lower. NOK is up 4.15 percent to $2.52.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: ANR , F , NOK

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