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Courthouse News Service
Class Action Takes Aim at High Frequency Traders on Chicago Derivatives Exchanges
Chicago derivatives exchanges sold price data and unexecuted order information to high-frequency traders "before anyone else in the financial world," even before subscribers to its "real-time" data service, allowing high frequency traders to trade on nonpublic information, a class action claims in Federal Court.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
CME trading outage showed that man can still match the machine
Just over a week ago, CME Group Inc suffered the worst-ever trading outage on the world's most important agricultural markets, plunging electronic screens into darkness and sending dozens of traders scrambling for Chicago's famous but now often deserted trading "pits".
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CME Group Named in High-Frequency Trading Suit
Three CME users have filed suit claiming the exchange sold order information to high-frequency traders that allowed the high-speed users to trade ahead of other market participants.'
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Cheese and wheat prices take a tumble
Cheese prices dropped 17 cents last week, offering up some long anticipated relief after months on the rise and record highs.
COLUMN-Dubious new high-frequency trading case vs. Merc: Frankel
A class action in Chicago federal court presents a new theory of liability for exchanges, claiming that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange peddled inside information on price data and unexecuted orders to high-frequency traders.
Lawsuit claims CME gave high-frequency traders special access
A group of traders has sued CME Group Inc, accusing the operator of the world's largest derivatives exchange of selling market data to high frequency traders, cheating other investors who lacked such access.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Washington Post
CME Gave High-Frequency Traders Peek at Market, Lawsuit Claims
CME Group Inc., owner of the world's largest futures market, was sued by users who allege the company sold order information to high-frequency traders ahead of other market participants.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Claude Rousseau Joins the Canadian Metals Team
His expertise in telecommunications and his extensive experience of the Quebec market will be a valuable asset to Canadian Metals' team.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
CME tests support for cocoa contract to rival ICE -traders
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
CME Group trading outage exposes weakened trading floor
Open-outcry traders sprang into action during an electronic trading halt in CME Group Inc agricultural markets on Tuesday, but a better solution to the outage would have been to close the pits down too, traders and investors said a day later.
CME Group Price Target Cut to $74.00 by Analysts at Citigroup Inc.
Citigroup Inc.'s price target indicates a potential upside of 7.04% from the stock's previous close.
CME Electronic Trading Halt Calls Pit Traders Back Into the Fray
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Tue Apr 08, 2014
Wall Street Journal
CME Halts Trading in Some Agricultural Markets
CME Group Inc. on Tuesday halted electronic trading in some of its most popular agricultural contracts due to "technical issues," according to a notice from the exchange.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
LME may not launch aluminium premium contract until 2015
The London Metal Exchange may not launch its new aluminium premium contract until early next year, the exchange's top executive said on Monday, months after a competing product from U.S. rival CME Group Inc is expected to go live.
Wheat prices drop after weeks of gains
Cheese prices finally seem to have stabilized after months on the rise and flirting with all-time highs.
Thirteen banks to fight EU derivatives charges at May hearing - sources
Thirteen investment banks, including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank, will fight EU charges of blocking exchanges' access to the credit derivatives market at a hearing next month, three people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Nat'l Assn Of Farm Broadcasting Announces Orion Samuelson Scholarship
NAT'L ASSN OF FARM BROADCASTING ANNOUNCES ORION SAMUELSON SCHOLARSHIP Apr. 7, 2014 National Association of Farm Broadcasting reports: by Ken Root, President, NAFB Foundation In our 70th year, we look back at more than a lifetime of professional service.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Mergers, Upcoming Earnings and Conference Calls, Product Rebranding,...
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding BRE Properties Inc. , CME Group Inc. , US Bancorp , NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. , and SunTrust Banks Inc. .
Tue Apr 01, 2014
CME Group Price Target Lowered to $84.00 at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods' price objective would indicate a potential upside of 13.48% from the stock's previous close.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
UPDATE 1-CME Group prevails in lawsuit over grain settlement rules
CME Group Inc can keep in place rules that factor in electronic trades for settling end-of-day grain futures prices, an Illinois judge ruled on Monday following a legal challenge from veterans of the Chicago trading floor.