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."
BOJ Doesn't Want to Exacerbate Yen Weakness: Brown
33:36 - The Bank of Japan doesn't want to exacerbate yen weakness and so is restrained in its ability to implement further quantitative easing, according to Brendan Brown, head of economic research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International. "I don't think they're going to be seen wanting to take any sort of provocative step," he said in an interview on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown" with Mark Barton, Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards. (Source: Bloomberg)
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