Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in NU Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS), where a total of 4,861 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 486,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 76.3% of NUS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 636,770 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017, with 2,084 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 208,400 underlying shares of NUS. Below is a chart showing NUS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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MBIA Inc. ( MBI) options are showing a volume of 14,017 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 69.6% of MBI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $9 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017, with 14,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares of MBI. Below is a chart showing MBI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $9 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Maxwell Technologies, Inc. ( MXWL) options are showing a volume of 1,276 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 127,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 64.4% of MXWL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 198,250 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $6 strike put option expiring December 15, 2017, with 1,276 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 127,600 underlying shares of MXWL. Below is a chart showing MXWL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $6 strike highlighted in orange:

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