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.
EMC (EMC): Some 15,000 January 2014 calls were bought for $8.25.
More than 35,000 January 2014 calls also traded for $4.95. Those
contracts will profit from long-term gains in the share price.
EMC fell 1.12 percent to $26.59.
Microsoft (MSFT): About 10,000 September 28 puts were bought for
$0.08 as investors look for downside in the tech giant. MSFT fell
1.04 percent to $30.33.
Intel (INTC): More than 19,000 weekly 24 puts expiring tomorrow
were purchased for $0.04 to $0.07. Volume was below open
interest, so the investor could be closing a previous short
position in the contracts. INTC declined 1.37 percent to
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