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May 8, 2014  Thu 10:34 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.

Kinder Morgan (KMI): Some 12,000 September 35 calls we bought, mostly for $0.58, as traders look for upside in the pipeline company. It also saw bullish call buying yesterday. KMI fell 0.66 percent to $32.57.

Office Depot (ODP): some 16,000 January 2016 5 calls were bought for $1.25 and $1.30 as investors position for a long-term rally in the specialty retailer. ODP rose 1.80 percent to $5.09.

Frontier Communications (FTR): Almost 10,500 May 6 pus were sold for $0.10, but volume was below open interest at the strike. FTR rose 1.71 percent to $5.96.
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