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.
Comcast (CMCSA): Some 12,000 January 45 calls were purchased, mostly for $1.26, as investors look for upside in the share price. CMCSA fell 0.52 percent to $42.22.
Intel (INTC): A block of 7,000 September 20 puts was sold for $0.05 and an equal number of September 25 calls was purchased for $0.03. The trade resulted in a credit of $0.02 and will profit from rally in the chip maker. INTC declined 0.05 percent to $22.05.
Facebook (FB): More than 17,000 September 42 calls were purchased, mostly for $1.51, as investors look for upside in the social-media stock. FB rose 0.15 percent to $41.34.
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