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$CME said in commodities, energy was strong with 2Q16 avg. daily volume of 2.3MM contracts and July has been robust with volumes up 20%. In 2Q16, crude was up 38%, natural gas rose 17% and refined products increased 18%. Growth in energy options has been meaningful. WTI options volume rose more than 20% to more than 182,000 contracts per day.
$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?