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August 8, 2013  Thu 10:29 AM CT

MSFT: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES
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.

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.
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