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AN hits gas pedal, NWSA busy, CME falls

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN) shares rose 12 percent to $31.65, on volumes of 3.7 million, four times its daily average, after the car retailer reported fourth-quarter results that beat Wall Street’s estimates.

News Corporation (Nasdaq: NWSA) dealt in 23.5 million shares, compared to its daily average of 14.4 million. Share prices jumped 5.3 percent to $16.84, after the media company announced better than expected Q2 earnings

CME Group Inc. (Nasdaq: CME) shares were off 4.9 percent to $299.78, on volumes of 1.2 million, compared to averages of 412,000 after the operator of the world’s largest futures exchange reported quarterly profit short of expectations.