Did B&N Options Activity Anticipate Retail Buyout?

Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) -- In today's "Options Update," Bloomberg's Dominic Chu looks back on Friday's options trade on Barnes & Noble before founder Leonard Riggio announced his intention today to buy back the retail and website operation of the company. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."

Fenby: Europe Lacks Confidence, Demographics for Growth
35:01 - Jonathan Fenby, managing director of European political research at Trusted Sources Ltd., talks about the lack of economic confidence in France and throughout most of the European economy. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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