| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:46 PM
The Chicago City Council’s Education and Child Development Committee will hold a hearing to examine Chicago Public Schools’ borrowing practices, committee chair Ald. Latasha Thomas said Wednesday.
Eight aldermen signed a resolution calling...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The North Shore District 112 caucus is backing three incumbents in the April 2015 school board election, while also endorsing a Mexican-born immigrant for a two-year term created by a board resignation.
The 45-delegate caucus interviewed five prospective...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:10 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:44 AM
A blink-and-you'll-miss-it menswear shop in the heart of Chicago's financial district belies a retail growth story that its U.K.-based founder hopes offers lessons to other entrepreneurs.
Charles Tyrwhitt at 208 S. LaSalle St., which opened in January,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:17 AM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:29 AM
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,...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:26 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:47 AM
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,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:09 AM
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....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:31 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Futures exchange operator CME Group Inc. is facing mounting criticism from brokers over fee increases that are set to raise costs for futures customers.
Chicago-based CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange and others, has...