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.

Microsoft (MSFT): Investors bought about 14,000 November 30 calls for $0.45, looking for upside in the share price. MSFT fell 0.24 percent to $29.21.

Facebook (FB): Traders bought about 15,800 December 17 puts for $0.97 to $1, looking for downside in the social-networking stock. FB dropped 2.36 percent to $19.75.

Ericsson (ERIC): More than 9,000 November 8 puts were bought for $0.25 as investors position for the stock to push lower. ERIC fell 1.26 percent to $8.63.

AOL (AOL): More than 4,500 November 34 puts were bought for $0.80 as traders look for the e-commerce stock to decline. AOL is down 1.75 percent to $35.95.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: AOL , ERIC , FB , MSFT

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