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Largest option buying in equities so far
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.
JP Morgan (JPM): About 10,000 July 35 calls traded, mostly for $1.96, as investors look for upside in the share price. JPM rose 2.37 percent to $36.35.
Facebook (FB): More than 14,000 January 2014 25 puts were bought for $4.70 as traders seek protection against a decline over the long term. FB rose 3.23 percent to $32.87.
Bank of America (BAC): More than 15,000 July calls were purchased, most of which priced for $0.34. While bullish, volume was below open interest in the strike. BAC rose 0.77 percent to $7.88.