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Largest option buying in equities so far

David Russell (david.russell@optionmonster.com)

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.

Oracle (ORCL): Some 10,000 July 31 calls were purchased for $0.37 as investors look for the software giant to rally. ORCL rose 2.32 percent to $30.84.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (FCX): Some 5,000 November 35 calls were bought for $0.30 as investors look for the metals producer to rebound from a long-term slide. FCX rose 2.20 percent to $27.44.

NorthStar Realty Finance (NRF): Investors snapped up more than 5,000 December 10 calls for $0.50 to $0.55, looking for the shares to rally. NRF rose 2.39 percent to $9.01.

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