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.

Ford Motor (F): Investors bought the August 10 weekly calls expiring next Friday for $0.04 to $0.05, looking for the shares to rally in the short term. F rose 0.52 percent to $9.63. (See related story )

Facebook (FB): Investors purchased about 10,000 September 22 in-the-money puts for $3.30 to $3.50, positioning for a continued slide in the share price. FB declined 3.93 percent to $19.09.

General Motors (GM):  More than 35,000 August 22 calls expiring today were bought against open interest of 40,326 contracts. Most of the large blocks priced for $0.06 to $0.15. GM rose 2.86 percent to $21.94.

Bank of America (BAC): Volume surged in the August 8 calls, which expire today, but volume was far below open interest at the strike. BAC rose 1.77 percent $8.07.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: BAC , F , FB , GM

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