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.

Bank of America (BAC): Some 39,000 January 15 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.31, as investors look for upside in the share price. BAC rose 1.70 percent to $12.28.

JDS Uniphase (JDSU): More than 9,000 May 13 puts were bought, mostly for $0.63, as investors brace for downside in the fiber-optic company. JDSU rose 2.04 percent to $13.18.

National Bank of Greece (NBG): More than 20,000 May 0.50 calls were bought for $0.25 as investors look for the beaten-down European lender to rebound. NBG rose 1.60 percent to $0.76.

Juniper Networks (JNPR): More than 12,000 May 17 puts were bought, but volume was below open interest at the strike. The largest blocks fetched $1.24 and $1.47. JNPR fell 9.39 percent to $15.73.




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Referenced Stocks: BAC

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