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.

Affymax (AFFY): Some 8,500 October 2 calls were purchased for $0.25 as investors look for the drug company to rebound. AFFY fell 18 percent to $1.70.

Bank of America (BAC): Some 12,000 January 2015 15 calls were bought for $1.45 to $1.61 as investors look for upside in the financial giant. BAC fell 3.26 percent to $13.33.

Intel (INTC): Some 25,000 July 25 puts were bought, mostly for $0.67 to $0.78, as investors seek protection against a pullback in the semiconductor giant. INTC rose 3.79 percent to $25.20.



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