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): Investors bought and sold the December 5 weekly calls, positioning in the name before expiration on Friday. BAC rose 3.11 percent to $5.14.

UBS (UBS): Investors bought more than 8,000 February 12 calls for $0.80 and $0.85 against open interest of just 10 contracts, looking for upside. UBS rose 3.16 percent to $11.74.

Barnes & Noble (BKS): Investors bought the January 14 calls and the January 17.50 calls, looking for upside over the next five weeks. BKS fell 0.66 percent to $15.13.

Intel (INTC): More than 14,000 July 23 puts were bought for $1.86 to $1.90, but volume was below open interest. INTC rose 3.31 percent to $23.86.

Research In Motion (RIMM): More than 15,000 February 12 puts were bought for $1.06 to $0.96 as investors looked for shares to continue lower. RIMM fell 1.94 percent to $12.64.




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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , BKS , INTC , RIMM , UBS

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