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.
Staples (SPLS): Almost 3,700 December 18 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.25 as investors look for the office supplier to rally. SPLS rose 1.21 percent to $19.96.
iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB): More than 6,700 November 22 calls were purchased, mostly for $1.35, as investors position for upside in the group. ITB rose 2.66 percent to $23.14.
CA (CA): Some 5,400 December 29 puts were bought for $0.70 and $0.75 as investors brace for a pullback in the software company. CA rose 0.61 percent to $30.48.
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