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  • 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,...
  • Strong, cheap drinks prevail at Loop bar Ceres Cafe

    Strong, cheap drinks prevail at Loop bar 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 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,...
  • CME to buy GFI Group for energy and FX units

    CME to buy GFI Group for energy and FX units
    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...
  • 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-...
  • Corn knee high, and at a 4-year low

    Corn knee high, and at a 4-year low
    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...
  • 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...
  • Rainforest Action Network to PepsiCo, General Mills: Stop killing orangutans

    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,...
  • The JFK assassination: 50 years later

    The JFK assassination: 50 years later
    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....