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.
Facebook (FB): Almost 12,000 August 18 puts expiring today were
purchased for $0.05 and $0.10 as investors look the shares to
keep falling into the close. FB is down 4.03 percent to $18.32.
Bank of America (BAC): More than 50,000 October 9 calls were
purchased for $0.11 and $0.12 as investors position for the stock
to rally into the fall. BAC rose 1.08 percent to $8.
EMC (EMC): Some 10,000 October 27 calls were purchased, mostly
for $0.78 to $0.83 as investors look for upside in the share
price. EMC rose 0.80 percent to $26.48.
Qualcomm (QCOM): Blocks of 7,500 contracts each traded in the
October 50 puts and the October 65 calls. Volume, however, was
below open interest in both. QCOM rose 0.38 percent to
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