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.

JP Morgan (JPM): About 10,000 July 35 calls traded, mostly for $1.96, as investors look for upside in the share price. JPM rose 2.37 percent to $36.35.

Facebook (FB): More than 14,000 January 2014 25 puts were bought for $4.70 as traders seek protection against a decline over the long term. FB rose 3.23 percent to $32.87.

Bank of America (BAC): More than 15,000 July calls were purchased, most of which priced for $0.34. While bullish, volume was below open interest in the strike. BAC rose 0.77 percent to $7.88.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , FB , JPM

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