A Buyout On The Ballot


In a web exclusive, the guys reveal how to trade the CBOT and CME merger. Also The Pit Boss discusses the unusual options activity he sees in a popular retail name.

The headline: CBOT (BOT) Shareholders Approve Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) $11.9 Bid, Ending Takeover Battle; CME, Battling With Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Over CBOT, Raised Its Bid For A 3rd Time On Friday; WSJ: ICE Has Decided It Will Not Raise Bid For CBOT


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