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.


Anadarko Petroleum (APC): Some 60,000 January 80 calls were purchased for $1.08 as investors position for upside in the energy stock. APC is up 1.16 percent to $74.36.

JP Morgan (JPM): Traders bought 14,000 January 45 calls, mostly for $0.17, looking for the bank to climb. JPM is up 0.99 percent to $40.97.

Citigroup (C): Some 12,000 January 37 calls were bought for $085 to $1.10 as investors look for upside in the share price. C is up 4.96 percent to $35.99.

Research In Motion (RIMM): More than 13,500 December 10 puts were bought, mostly for $0.26 to $0.28, as investors look for downside in the share price. RIMMis up 0.48 percent to $11.61.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: APC , C , JPM , RIMM

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