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.

Western Digital (WDC): A block of more than 11,000 January 40 calls was purchased for $0.07 against existing open interest. WDC fell 1.61 percent to $26.81.

Bank of America (BAC): A block of more than 27,00 May 12 calls was bought for $0.14 against existing open interest. BAC fell 1.86 percent to $6.60.

Oracle (ORCL): Some 11,000 December 33 puts were bought as an existing protective position was rolled up from the $30 strike. ORCL fell 0.94 percent to $32.56.

JP Morgan (JPM): A block of 8,000 January 24 puts was bought for $0.62 as an investor positioned for downside. JPM fell 2.34 percent to $33.76.

Yahoo (YHOO): A block of November 14 puts was bought for $0.16 against existing open interest. YHOO fell 1.38 percent to $16.48.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , JPM , ORCL , WDC , YHOO

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