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.

General Motors (GM): A block of 5,400 January 34 calls were bought for $2.73 as an investor looked for upside in the auto maker. GM rose 0.60 percent to $33.65.

Microsoft (MSFT): Some 6,500 July 33 calls were bought, mostly for $2.17, as investors wagered on a rally in the software giant. MSFT fell 0.77 percent to $34.73.

Elan (ELN): Almost 26,000 June 12 puts were bought, mostly for $0.40 and $0.45, as traders braced for downside in the drug maker. ELN fell 4.66 percent to $12.49.



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This article appears in: Investing , Options

Referenced Stocks: GM

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