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.


Silver Standard Resources (SSRI): Heavy buying occurred in the December 21 calls for $1.35 to $1.60 as investors positioned for a rally. SSRI rose 4.42 percent to $18.45.

Microsoft (MSFT): There was heavy buying in the November 27 calls against open interest as investors position for upside. MSFT fell 2.42 percent to $26.16.

MF Global (MF): Investors piled into the November 1 puts, looking for the stock to continue lower. MF fell 47 percent to $1.89.

eBay (EBAY):  More than 6,000 November 28 puts were bought, mostly for $0.43 to $0.45 as investors look for downside. EBAY fell 2.40 percent to $30.90.

CBRE Group (CBG): Investors bought the November 16 puts as part of a bearish three-way strategy also entailing the November 14 puts and the November 17 calls. CBG fell 0.75 percent to $15.97.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: CBG , EBAY , MF , MSFT , SSRI

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