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  • Grain mixed, livestock higher

    Grain futures were mostly lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 4.50 cents to $5.2125 a bushel; March corn was off 2.75 cents to 3.83 a bushel; March oats lost .25 cent to $2.7325 a bushel; while March soybeans...
  • Grain lower, livestock mostly lower

    Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was down 17.50 cents to $5.1025 a bushel; March corn was off 4.50 cents to 3.8525 a bushel; March oats fell 3.50 cents to $2.7350 a bushel; while March soybeans...
  • Grain higher, livestock mixed

    Grain futures were mostly higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was unchanged at $5.2775 a bushel; March corn was up 6 cents to 3.8975 a bushel; March oats rose 2.75 cents to $2.77 a bushel; while March soybeans gained...
  • Water Tower unit once owned by former CBOT chairman is sold

     Water Tower unit once owned by former CBOT chairman is sold
    A 52nd-floor condominium in Water Tower Place that former CBOT Chairman Patrick Arbor had once owned was sold by his son last month for $1.05 million. A three-bedroom, 52nd-floor condominium in Water Tower Place that former CBOT Chairman Patrick Arbor...
  • Grain lower, livestock higher

    Grain futures were lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery fell 6.75 cents to $5.28 a bushel; March corn was off 5.75 cents to 3.8375 a bushel; March oats were off 3.25 cents to $2.7475 a bushel; while March soybeans...
  • Brookfield Zoo animal spotlight: snow leopards

    Brookfield Zoo animal spotlight: snow leopards
    Pioneer Press features one (or more) of Brookfield Zoo’s animals each month with some background information about the animal, its species, its family and its connection to the zoo. This month is the snow leopard, which lives in The Fragile...
  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...
  • Traders nostalgic for bustle of pits after CME closes more down; 'There is no more roar.'

    When Marc Schwartz heard that many of America's last trading pits were closing down, the veteran commodities trader was hardly surprised. He spent 17 years yelling in the New York pits, but gave it up, like so many colleagues before him, to work in an...
  • 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...
  • CME Group to close most floor-based trading in Chicago, New York

    CME Group to close most floor-based trading in Chicago, New York
    The CME Group announced Wednesday it will close most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York by early July. The decision comes as open outcry futures have dwindled to 1 percent of the company’s total futures volume, supplanted by...
  • Squelching voices: CME Group to shut down most of its futures trading pits

    Chalk up another victory of the machines over humans. The parent company of the Chicago Board of Trade and other exchanges is ending most trading involving people on the floor who establish prices by flashing hand signals and shouting at each other. CME...