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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: DSW, GLNG, ASMB

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in DSW Inc (Symbol: DSW), where a total of 22,411 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 150.2% of DSW's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 10,104 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of DSW. Below is a chart showing DSW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Golar LNG Ltd (Symbol: GLNG) options are showing a volume of 15,076 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 142% of GLNG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $25 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 5,123 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 512,300 underlying shares of GLNG. Below is a chart showing GLNG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Assembly Biosciences Inc (Symbol: ASMB) options are showing a volume of 2,087 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 208,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 125.3% of ASMB's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 166,570 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $75 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 1,003 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,300 underlying shares of ASMB. Below is a chart showing ASMB's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $75 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DSW options , GLNG options , or ASMB options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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