| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:59 AM
The CME Group Inc., the world's biggest futures exchange operator, has canvassed traders in recent months about opening a cocoa futures contract to challenge its rival's grip on the niche $15 billion market, traders said.
Discussions about the viability...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:28 AM
CME Group has sold the Kansas City Board of Trade building to Mariner Real Estate Management LLC in an all-cash transaction.
Terms of the deal for the class B+ property were not disclosed.
The 165,000-square-foot building is located at 4800 Main...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:04 AM
The quality of U.S. stock markets will improve if regulators limit trading that happens outside of exchanges, the head of CBOE Holdings Inc said on Tuesday after the company reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings.
The comments from CEO Ed...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said today that the union would be “very active” in next year’s mayoral election, but offered little insight into efforts to recruit a challenger to Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Underscoring her long...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Although federal budget cuts are scheduled for March 1, it could be months before a threatened shutdown of U.S. meat plants would occur because of a furlough of meat inspectors, according to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Vilsack said work rules...
| 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...