CHICAGO, Feb 3- Futures market operator CME Group Inc plans to broaden its rules against wrongdoing at the request of federal regulators, the company said on Friday, a move that is expected to ramp up disciplinary action against traders. Traders who engage in the manipulative practice known as spoofing are "the most immediate and likely target" of the rules...
The average daily trading volume at CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and other futures exchanges, rose 24 percent to 16.3 million contracts in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31. The company's net income rose to $373.4 million, or $1.10 cents per share, in the quarter from $291.7 million, or 86 cents per share, a year earlier. Analysts on average had estimated...
*Policy statement due at 2 p.m. EST. WASHINGTON, Jan 31- The U.S. Investors next see an interest rate rise in June, according to Fed futures data compiled by the CME Group.
LONDON, Jan 9- The way in which industrial metals are priced is starting to change. The last year, however, has seen LME prices sway to the increased gravitational pull of China's Shanghai Futures Exchange. In the United States, meanwhile, CME Group has launched five industrial metal contracts over the last 12 months as it seeks to challenge the LME's global...
CME took emergency action to allow bigger-than-normal price swings in its interest rate futures on Election Day on Tuesday.
Jim Cramer was shocked at the strong performance of exchange stocks, thanks to a recent wave of consolidation.
The "FMHR panel" and Jim Cramer discuss the current big worries over banks.
The CME will close the NY trading floor at the end of year. CNBC's Seema Mody reports the details.
The state-run conglomerate is joining the race to buy London's Baltic Exchange.
A class action lawsuit accuses banks of conspiring to limit competition in the $320 trillion market for interest rate swaps.
The CME Group plans to raise transaction fees on a host of products starting Jan. 1, 2016, pending regulatory approval, the exchange said on Monday.
The fundamentals still remain solid, says Alan Knuckman, Barchart Bulls-eye Options, weighing in with his market outlook ahead of the opening bell.
The Chicago trading pits go quiet for the first time in 167 years. The FMHR traders discuss.
The last day of trading in the futures pits in Chicago and New York is set for today.
Scott Cohn has fond memories of reporting from the CME pits. But, it's hard to mourn them. It's time to move on.
Former CME trader David Greenberg recalls the rush of trading in the pits — and the risks of letting electronic trading take over.
The trader known as "The Wolfman," who stood behind Rick Santelli in many a CME live shot, laments the closing of the pits—the "Colosseum" for futures traders.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, a veteran of the pits at CME, breaks down what the closure of the futures pits means for the exchange and its traders.
On what could well be the worst day of the year—by a fairly wide margin—for stocks, futures activity smashed through to record levels.
Traders could find themselves buying and selling a new commodity in two years' time: wireless broadband.