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Largest option trades in equities

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.

Spectra Energy (SE): Some 3,100 January 37 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.25 and $0.30, as investors look for upside in the natural-gas company. SE fell 0.12 percent to $34.63. (See related story )

Range Resources (RRC): More than 2,200 November 85 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.60, as investors look for the energy stock to push higher. It followed similar buying yesterday. RRC fell 0.82 percent to $75.33.

Intrepid Potash (IPI): Some 2,600 December 12 puts were bought, mostly for $0.45, as investors braced for downside in the fertilizer stock. IPI rose 0.88 percent to $16.12.

I own RRC shares.

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