Net income attributable to CME dropped to $291.7 million, or 86 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $306.5 million, or 91 cents per share, a year earlier, as average daily volumes fell 11 percent. Excluding items, the company earned 92 cents per share, topping analysts' expectations for 90 cents. CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago...» Read More
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A look at what traders are watching ahead of the market's open, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus; and Yra Harris, Praxis.
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