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.


Bank of America (BAC): A block of 16,000 August 10 calls was purchased for $0.19 as investors look for upside in the shares. BAC rose 0.61 percent to $6.65

Sears Holding (SHLD): An investor bought 10,000 January 2013 45 calls for $6.25 and sold an equal number of January 2013 55 calls for $3.25, looking for upside in the shares over the next year. SHLD rose 12 percent to $37.50.

Carnival (CCL): An investor bought 10,000 January 32 puts for $2.35 and sold an equal number of January 27 puts for $0.05. Volume was below open interest in both strikes. CCL dropped 14 percent to $29.43.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , CCL , SHLD

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