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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: TXMD, AMBC, ADSK

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (Symbol: TXMD), where a total volume of 15,496 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.5 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 47.8% of TXMD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike call option expiring January 20, 2017 , with 4,112 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 411,200 underlying shares of TXMD. Below is a chart showing TXMD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (Symbol: AMBC) options are showing a volume of 1,758 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 175,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.2% of AMBC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 372,205 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 1,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,000 underlying shares of AMBC. Below is a chart showing AMBC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Autodesk Inc. (Symbol: ADSK) options are showing a volume of 12,181 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.9% of ADSK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $72.50 strike call option expiring December 16, 2016 , with 2,254 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 225,400 underlying shares of ADSK. Below is a chart showing ADSK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $72.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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