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  • Mayor of Chicago: Readers' choice

    Mayor of Chicago: Readers' choice
    Two weeks ago, the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board made its endorsement for mayor of Chicago. Then we asked readers: Who is your choice? Here are some of your endorsements for mayor: I am voting for Bob Fioretti. Considering all the traffic cameras...
  • A eulogy for Chicago's trading pits

    A eulogy for Chicago's trading pits
    If the CME Group were to hold a funeral for open-outcry trading, Margery Teller should deliver its eulogy. A legendary trader, she earned the nickname "Large Marge" for taking enormous positions in the eurodollar pit in the early 2000s. Her remarks...
  • Nostalgia, but little outcry, over CME decision to close futures pits

     Nostalgia, but little outcry, over CME decision to close futures pits
    The CME Group's announcement late Wednesday afternoon to close most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York evoked a wave of nostalgia. Paul R.T. Johnson Jr., a former director at the Chicago Board of Trade, spoke fondly of the days when the...
  • Pimco fires fund manager after exchange fines him for improper trades

    Pimco fires fund manager after exchange fines him for improper trades
    Pacific Investment Management Co. said it dismissed the money manager of two small funds after he was fined by a self-regulatory body for making improper trades. Rahul Seksaria, who ran two Pimco funds that offered inflation-protection strategies,...
  • Chicago futures trader accused of stealing trade secrets

    A former futures trader has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from a local firm by copying computer files onto a personal thumb drive. David Jacob Newman, was charged with three counts of "intent to convert a trade secret to the economic...
  • Chicago's China challenge: Translate goodwill into deals

    Chicago's China challenge: Translate goodwill into deals
    Beijing economic development official Cheng Yuhua has changed flights at O'Hare International Airport in the past, on her way to Washington, D.C., or New York. But her only real visit to Chicago came this week when she led a business delegation to...
  • CME says no current plans to introduce VSR in corn futures

    CME Group, owner of the Chicago Board of Trade, said Wednesday that it had no immediate plans to introduce its controversial variable storage rate scheme in its CBOT corn futures, the world pricing benchmark for the biggest and most valuable feed grain....
  • CME Group hires three to expand international business

    CME Group hires three to expand international business
    CME Group, parent of the Chicago Board of Trade, has appointed three people to key positions to expand its international business. William Knottenbelt was named international senior managing director. He will focus on growing the firm's core business,...
  • Trader indicted on new anti "spoofing" law

    Trader indicted on new anti "spoofing" law
    A high-frequency trader was indicted Thursday on charges that he manipulated commodities futures prices and illegally profited nearly $1.6 million. Michael Coscia, 52, was charged with six counts of commodities fraud and six counts of "spoofing," in...
  • CME Group to cut 150 jobs

    CME Group to cut 150 jobs
    CME Group, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and New York Mercantile Exchange, said Tuesday it will eliminate about 150 jobs, about 5 percent of its global workforce, as weak trading volume cuts into profit.   The cuts will come from the technology,...
  • CME Group sets volume record as global economic fears hit markets

    CME Group sets volume record as global economic fears hit markets
    CME Group set a single-day volume record on Wednesday amid growing concerns about the global economy, the world's largest futures market operator said on Thursday. Volumes across all of CME's asset classes reached 39,567,064 contracts, easily topping the...