Options Trading News

July 3, 2014  Thu 10:08 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.

JD.com (JD): An investor sold 2,900 August 35 calls for $0.55, betting that upside will be limited in the Chinese Internet retailer. JD fell 3.52 percent to $27.94.

DSW (DSW): Some 2,600 October 30 calls were bought, mostly for $1.20 to $1.42, as investors look for the shoe retailer to rally. DSW rose 3.03 percent to $28.52. (See full story)

Baker Hughes (BHI): Almost 2,600 October 82.50 calls were sold, mostly for $1.23, as investors bet that upside will be limited in the provider of oil services. BHI fell 0.52 percent to $74.96.
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