Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with unusual option activity on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.
Market Vectors Oil Services Fund (OIH): Some 2,500 January 2017 25 puts was sold for $2.77 as an investor bet further downside will be limited. OIH rose 0.34 percent to $26.68.
Applied Materials (AMAT): A block of 20,000 January 22 calls traded, mostly for $0.01, but volume was below open interest at the strike. AMAT rose 1.58 percent to $19.30.
Medivation (MDVN): More than 2,200 January 62 calls were bought, mostly for $0.26, as traders looked for a rally in the biotech stock. MDVN fell 0.27 percent to $47.85.
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