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.
CME Group said one of its clearing systems was hacked in July and the incident is the subject of a federal criminal investigation.
CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.
Terry Duffy, President & Executive Chairman of CME Group, talks with CNBC's Rick Santelli about technology's role in the marketplace on the third anniversary of the "flash crash."
CNBC's Rick Santelli tracks high frequency trading ahead of Monday's "flash crash" anniversary, with Eric Hunsader, Nanex founder.
Some high frequency traders are using a hidden facet of the CME's computer system before other investors can get the same information, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Floods in the Midwest have made it harder to plant corn this spring, but the question is what might happen in the wheat belt as unusually late snows melt in the northern Plains.
Clever finance critters are fleeing from swaps to futures, escaping the new regulatory regime that was a center-piece of Dodd-Frank.
The gold rally might be over, at least in the short-term, according to some pro traders.
Although U.S. crude has flirted with its highs, market observers and professional traders alike think oil could push lower.
Natural gas shot up 20% in the first quarter, its fourth straight quarterly gain, begging the question — can this hot streak continue?
U.S. corn and soybean futures plunged on Thursday, on track for their biggest daily loss in months, after a government crop report shocked professional traders.
Crude oil fell on Thursday, yet some traders saw it as a bullish sign that black gold wasn't trading at a lower level.
The outside chance that seemingly endless monetary stimulus could be on the road to withdrawal may upset bond investors, yet traders expect Cyprus' woes to limit the potential downside.
Traders say Brent crude's plunge below a key $109 a barrel level may stem from the strong U.S. dollar.
Although oil hit its highest level in nearly two weeks on Tuesday, some professional traders don't think it will last.