Largest option trades in equities so far
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Microsoft (MSFT): More than 26,000 September 33 calls were bought, mostly for $0.61 to $0.85, as investors look for the software giant to keep rallying. It also had bullish call buying yesterday. MSFT rose 2.74 percent to $32.94.
Micron Technology (MU): More than 10,000 August 4 calls traded, mostly for $0.33, as investors continue to seek upside in the memory-chip maker. MU fell 0.54 percent to $13.74.
Cheniere Energy (LNG): Some 5,000 January 21 puts were bought for $0.64 and an equal number of September 22 puts were sold for $0.19 as a protective position was rolled out in time and down in price. LNG rose 0.67 percent to $28.44.