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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: NVCR, WYNN, GM

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in NovoCure Ltd (Symbol: NVCR), where a total volume of 1,415 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 141,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 50.3% of NVCR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 281,235 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike call option expiring September 15, 2017 , with 750 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 75,000 underlying shares of NVCR. Below is a chart showing NVCR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Wynn Resorts Ltd (Symbol: WYNN) saw options trading volume of 11,489 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 48% of WYNN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike put option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 1,425 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 142,500 underlying shares of WYNN. Below is a chart showing WYNN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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And General Motors Co. (Symbol: GM) saw options trading volume of 65,090 contracts, representing approximately 6.5 million underlying shares or approximately 47.4% of GM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 13.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $37 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 10,154 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of GM. Below is a chart showing GM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

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