Largest option buying in equities so far

By David Russell,

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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.

JP Morgan (JPM): Investors bought more than 8,000 February 35 calls for $1.50 to $1.57, looking for upside. JPM rose 2.39 percent to $32.99.

Ford Motor (F): Investors bought more than 8,000 December 11 calls for $0.24 to $0.27, looking for upside. F rose 2.60 percent to $11.03.

Sprint Nextel (S): More than 30,000 December 2.50 puts were purchased, but volume was below open interest. S fell 0.41 percent to $2.43.

Bank of America (BAC): Investors purchased more than 17,000 January 2013 4 puts, looking for long-term protection. BAC rose 3.76 percent to $5.80.

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This article appears in: Investing Options
Referenced Stocks: BAC , F , JPM , S

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