Options Trading News

January 11, 2013  Fri 10:29 AM CT

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.

Intel (INTC): Traders bought about 16,000 February 23 calls for $0.19 and $0.20, looking for upside in the share price. INTC rose 0.16 percent to $21.84.

Ford Motor (F): Investors bought about 8,700 February 14 calls, mostly for $0.43 to $0.45, looking for the auto maker to keep climbing. F rose 0.98 percent to $13.97.

Yahoo (YHOO): An investor bought 5,000 July 17 puts for $0.66. Volume was below open interest at the strike, so they may have been closing an existing short position. YHOO rose 0.74 percent to $19.13.
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