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CBOE proposes IPO of 11.7 million shares

Dow Jones Newswires | The Chicago Board Options Exchange has assembled a team of 18
underwriters for its planned initial public stock offering in June under the ticker
CBOE. CBOE Holdings Inc. said in a filing Tuesday that it will sell 11.7
million shares to be listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market in an initial
public offering expected to raise up to $300 million, which would value the exchange at about $3 billion.

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Waddell & Reed says it didn’t cause flash crash

Dow Jones Newswires | Midwestern money manager Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. said
Monday that it did not cause the so-called flash crash of May 6, which
caused the Dow Jones Industrial Average to plunge nearly 1,000 points
before recovering somewhat, Reuters reports Monday. “We did what our
fund shareholders rightly would expect of us,” the company said in a
letter to its financial advisers, according to the Reuters report.
“There is no evidence to suggest that our trades disrupted the market on
May 6.”

Last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that Waddell was identified
as the trader that sold a big quantity of futures contracts during the
market plunge.

CBOE to list IPO on Nasdaq on June 14

From Reuters | The Chicago Board Options Exchange, the largest options market in the U.S., will price its initial public offering on June 14, and list shares for trading on Nasdaq OMX the following day. In regulatory filings, the CBOE said it would set a per-share price floor of $25.

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