| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Exchange operator CME Group said on Tuesday it has received regulatory approval for the derivatives exchange it plans open in London.
With the approval of Britain's Financial Conduct Authority, the Recognised Investment Exchange will launch on April 27...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:37 AM
Chicago-based CME Group Inc., the world's largest futures market operator, said Thursday first-quarter earnings increased 13 percent, meeting Wall Street expectations, on a jump in trading volume.
Net profit rose to $266.8 million, or 79 cents a share,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:23 AM
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-...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:24 AM
U.S. corn futures tumbled more than 2 percent on Monday to the lowest point in almost four years as largely ideal crop development weather around the Midwest reinforced expectations for a record-large harvest this autumn.
Soybeans slid more than 1...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:43 AM
CME Group Inc. said Tuesday it will implement a new system for setting daily price limits for U.S. grain and oilseed futures next month.
CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and other exchanges, will apply limits to markets including corn, soybeans...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:29 AM
CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, will buy derivatives broker GFI Group Inc to expand its reach in the European energy and global foreign exchange markets, CME said on Wednesday. CME, owner of the Chicago Board of Trade and...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Lake Michigan appeared frozen solid along the North Shore in the winter of 1899. The lake's frozen appearance masked the fact that ice thickness ranged from as deep as three feet to razor thin. The lake's waves pulsed under those who ventured on the ice...
| Nov 10, 2013
The horrifying news from Dallas brought the nation to a standstill that Friday afternoon 50 years ago this month. The president had been shot. Here's what Tribune readers saw the next morning.
Coverage: "President John F. Kennedy was assassinated today....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Some people will do just about anything to get a photo of "Transformers: Age of Extinction" filming, as proven by one double-decker tour bus driver Saturday in front of the Chicago Board of Trade building. The driver pulled out her camera phone while...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
| Apr 14, 2013
Sandra Smith was starting her first day as a sales trader in Chicago.
Leaving her second post-college job at a hedge fund in New York, she was back in the city where she grew up and where several members of her family had worked in the financial trading...