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November 28, 2012  Wed 10:27 AM CT

BRE: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES
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.

BRE Properties REIT (BRE): Almost 10,000 January 55 calls were purchased for $0.40 as investors position for upside in the share price. BRE fell 0.48 percent to $47.76.

Baxter International (BAX): A block of 5,000 April 60 calls was sold for $6.65 against open interest and 5,500 April 70 calls were purchased for $1.62 as an investor rolled a long position from one contract to the higher strike. BAX fell 0.49 percent to $65.49.

Research In Motion (RIMM): Some 5,800 January 10 puts traded, mostly for $0.89, but volume was below open interest at the strike. RIMM rose 1.45 percent to $10.88.


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