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January 9, 2014  Thu 10:37 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.

Telefonica (TEF): Some 5,500 March 18 calls were purchased, mostly for $0.23 to $0.30 as investors look for upside in the European telecom. TEF rose 0.31 percent to $16.25.

TRW (TRW): More than 2,500 January 85 calls were purchased for $0.05 to $0.15 as investors position for a fast rally in the auto-part maker. TRW fell 0.90 percent to $72.78.

iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (TUR): More than 5,400 February 43 puts were sold, mostly for $1 to $1.15, as investors look for the fund to hold its ground. TUR fell 1.85 percent to $45.55.
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