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Largest option trades in equities

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.

Viacom (VIAB): An investor sold 10,000 September 87.50 calls for $0.22, abandoning a long position in the media stock. VIAB is unchanged at $80.38.

KKR (KKR): Volume surged in the December 25 calls and the January 24 calls. It appears that a long position in 5,000 contracts was rolled forward in time and down in price at a net cost of $0.45. KKR rose 0.13 percent to $23.04.

NorthStar Realty (NRF): An investor sold 5,000 September 18 puts for $0.60, looking for the stock to hold its ground into next month. NRF rose 2 percent to $18.35.

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