Baidu rumored to plan independent literature brand, Marbridge Daily says Baidu is said to be preparing an independent "Baidu Literature" subsidiary of its mobile cloud business that will be similar to mobile reading bases operated by China's major telcos, reported Marbridge Daily, citing National Business Daily. Reference Link
Baidu calls active amid renewed takeover speculation Baidu February weekly 210 and 212 calls are active on total call volume of 7K (1K puts) amid renewed takeover speculation. February weekly call option implied volatility is at 29, March is at 26, April is at 27; compared to its 26-week average of 33 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions for large near term price movement.