Largest option trades in equities

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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 Electric (GE): Almost 16,000 September 25 calls were bought, mostly for $0.18, as investors look for upside in the industrial giant. GE fell 0.08 percent to $24.23.

Bank of America (BAC): Some 10,000 August 14.50 calls traded, with the largest blocks fetching $0.09 to $0.11, as investors look for upside in the share price. BAC fell 0.21 percent to $14.41.

Caterpillar (CAT): A block 3,200 September 82.50 puts were bought for $1.13 and an equal number of September 90 calls was sold for $0.54. The trade is bearish on the surface, although volume was below open interest at both strikes. CAT rose 1.34 percent to $85.64.



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