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.
Microsoft (MSFT): Some 20,000 January 2016 40 calls were bought for
$2.07 as investors look for long-term upside in the software giant.
MSFT fell 2.50 percent to $32.80.
Pfizer (PFE): Some 6,000 January 2015 30 calls were purchased for
$1.82 as traders look for the drug maker to keep climbing. PFE rose
0.66 percent to $29.03.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT): Large blocks traded in the January
18 calls and the January 22 calls, but volume was below open
interest at both strikes. GT rose 0.18 percent to $22.27.