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.

eBay (EBAY): Some 15,000 April 36 calls were bought for $1.01 against open interest of just 4,313 contracts as traders look for upside. EBAY fell 0.04 percent to $34.50.

Bank of America (BAC): Investors sold almost 25,000 April 7 puts, mostly for $0.27 and $0.28, looking for the stock to hold its ground. BAC rose 1.11 percent to $8

Yahoo (YHOO): Investors bought the April 14 puts and the April 16 calls, looking for the stock to make a big move. YHOO fell 1.79 percent to $15.09.

General Electric (GE): More than 30,000 March 20 calls traded for $0.14 to $0.17, but volume was below open interest. GE rose 0.95 percent to $19.19.




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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , EBAY , GE , YHOO

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