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Notable option activity in equities

Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with unusual option activity on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.

Media General (MEG): Traders bought 7,600 January 15 calls, most of which priced for $1.30, looking for upside in the television broadcaster. MEG rose 4.43 percent to $15.56.

Cree (CREE): Traders bought 6,400 February 30 calls, mostly for $0.78, looking for the maker of light-emitting diodes to rally. CREE rose 3.20 percent to $26.27.

Charles Schwab (SCHW) About 6,000 January 36 calls were bought for $0.30 to $0.35 as investors positioned for a move higher. SCHW fell 0.11 percent to $33.15.

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