Largest option trades in equities
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Cheniere Energy (LNG): An investor bought 12,000 February 38 puts for $0.51 and sold an equal number of February 35 calls for $0.13. Known as a put spread, the trade cost $0.38 and will earn 690 percent if the stock closes at $35 or lower on expiration. LNG rose 2.86 percent to $42.05.
iShares MSCI Spain ETF (EWP): Some 6,400 February 40 calls were sold for $0.25 as investors wagered on a short-term top in the fund. EWP rose 1.02 percent to $39.02.
Toll Brothers (TOL): More than 19,000 September 37 calls were bought for $3.80 to $4 as investors look for upside in the homebuilder. TOL rose 0.99 percent to $36.89.