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  • U.S. bond futures open interest falls at slower pace

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Open interest in U.S. bond and Eurodollar futures declined at a slower rate on Thursday following a huge fall in Wednesday when there was a stampede to exit bearish bets on U.S. Treasuries and interest rates, according to data from...
  • 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...
  • 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 to cut 5 percent of global workforce to reduce costs

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - CME Group Inc plans to cut 5 percent of its global workforce, or about 150 jobs, to reduce costs with most cuts hitting its technology operations, the world's largest futures exchange operator said on Tuesday. CME's Chicago...
  • Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid

    Comedian John Mulaney is the throwback kid
    John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
  • The essentials: Ceres Cafe

    The essentials: Ceres Cafe
    Ceres Cafe 141 W. Jackson Blvd. 312-427-3443 Looks like: A crowded, '80s-era wood-paneled bar/restaurant Sounds like: A buzz of happy hour conversations and clinking glasses Smells like: Fried food and popcorn There's no Ceres Cafe without the...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • Falling corn prices threaten Midwest ag economy

    The prospect of a bin-busting crop has driven corn prices to their lowest levels in four years and raised fears of a prolonged slump for crop farmers in Minnesota and elsewhere. After three years of profits, analysts are calling 2014 a break-even year,...
  • CME Group says floor traders abandon lawsuit over grain rules

    CME Group says floor traders abandon lawsuit over grain rules
    A group of Chicago traders have agreed to drop a lawsuit against CME Group Inc. that sought to reverse a decision to include electronic transactions to determine end-of-day grain prices, the company said on Tuesday. The traders, who work on the Chicago...
  • CME Group earnings drop on weak trading volumes

    CME Group earnings drop on weak trading volumes
    CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, on Thursday reported lower-than-expected second-quarter earnings due to weak trading volumes. CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, reported lower-than-expected second-...