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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.

Cisco Systems (CSCO): More than 28,000 April 20 puts were bought, mostly for $0.10 and $0.11, as traders brace for downside in the stock. CSCO fell 0.15 percent to $21.67.

Bank of America (BAC): Almost 24,000 March 12 calls were purchased for $0.16 to $0.20 but volume was far below open interest at the strike. BAC fell 0.14 percent to $11.99.

McGraw-Hill (MHP): Some 15,000 May 50 calls were bought, mostly for $1.90 as investors position for upside in the share price. MHP rose 0.10 percent to $48.50.

Facebook (FB): Some 10,500 March 26 puts were bough, mostly for $0.05 and $0.06, but volume was barely half open interest at the strike. FB fell 1.88 percent to $27.31.

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