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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.

Ford Motor (F): Almost 30,000 May 14 calls were bought, mostly for $0.09 to $0.14 as investors look for the automaker to drive higher. F rose 1.20 percent to $13.49. (See related story )

Microsoft (MSFT): Some 15,500 July 34 calls trade, mostly for $0.70 as investors look for upside in the software giant. MSFT rose 2.71 percent to $32.62.

Petrobras (PBR): Some 17,000 May 18 calls were bought, mostly for $0.52, as investors look for upside in the Brazilian oil stock. PBR rose 0.55 percent to $18.13.


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