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Options and futures exchange company $CME said 1Q16 volume rose 13% to a record 16.9MM contracts per day. Options volume rose 22% to 3.5MM contracts per day, with electronic options up 26%. March 2016 volume rose 4% to 14.3MM contracts per day. Open interest at the end of March rose 16% from year-end 2015.
$WBA is yet to receive US anti-trust clearance for its Rite Aid acquisition. The deadline for the deal expires on January 27.
$BMY plunge 7.2%. No credits to the non-acceleration of approval for lung cancer combination treatment.
Well this is big! I don’t know if it’s someone’s monopoly or genuine excitement, but either way, $CSX is up 23% after market closed. I heard some activist investor is going to blow big money into CSX Corp. Anyone mind explaining?