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.

Yahoo (YHOO): A long position in 30,000 December 16 calls was rolled to the April 16 strike. YHOO fell 1.28 percent to $15.795.

Bank of America (BAC): More than 20,000 December 7 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.17, as investors positioned for upside in the stock. BAC rose 2.31 percent to $6.19.

Dell (DELL): About 5,000 May 13 puts were bought for $0.85 as investors guarded against a drop. DELL rose 1.31 percent to $15.52.

Microsoft (MSFT): About 6,000 November 26 puts were bought for $0.11, but volume was below open interest. MSFT fell 0.08 percent to $26.54.

Disclosure: Russell owns BAC calls.




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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , DELL , MSFT , YHOO

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