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Options and futures exchange company $CME said 1Q16 volume rose 13% to a record 16.9MM contracts per day. Options volume rose 22% to 3.5MM contracts per day, with electronic options up 26%. March 2016 volume rose 4% to 14.3MM contracts per day. Open interest at the end of March rose 16% from year-end 2015.
No better outlook on $MSFT. Even if the results beat a bit, the stock may move 4 to 6% higher, but won't go above $60.