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.

CIT Group (CIT): Some 8,000 August 48 calls were bought for $1.21 as investors look for upside in the small-business lender. CIT fell 0.17 percent to $46.91.

Research In Motion (BBRY): Some 4,400 August 9 puts were bought, mostly for $0.46, as investors brace for further downside in the share price. BBRY plunged 26 percent to $10.77.

iShares iBoxx High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (HYG): Some 3,100 July 90 puts were bought, mostly for $0.90 but volume was below open interest at the strike. HYG fell 0.46 percent to $91.08.



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