Largest option buying in equities so far
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Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners (GDXJ): More than 4,5000 February 20 calls traded, mostly for $0.95, as investors position for upside in the fund. GDXJ fell 0.48 percent to $19.80.
Bank of America (BAC): Some 37,000 January 12.50 calls were bought, mostly for $0.13 to $0.15, as investors look for the shares to push higher. BAC rose 0.33 percent to $12.
Morgan Stanley (MS): Investors sold about 6,500 April 18 puts for $0.64 to $0.69, looking for the brokerage stock to hold its ground. MET rose 2.17 percent to $38.86.