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  • UPDATE 1-Recent acquisitions help boost Nasdaq earnings Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    Net income attributable to Nasdaq totaled $141 million, or 81 cents per share, up from $85 million, or 50 cents per share, a year earlier. Not including one-time items, the New York- based company earned 69 cents per share, topping the consensus of analysts by 2 cents, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • Feb 5- TMX Group Ltd, the owner of Canada's main stock exchange, reported a fourth-quarter profit that comfortably beat analysts' estimate as trading activity improved.

  • Toronto Stock Exchange owner profit rises Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 6:23 AM ET

    Feb 5- TMX Group Ltd, the owner of Canada's main stock exchange, reported a 27 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit as trading activity gained momentum. Net profit attributable to the company's equity holders rose to C $41.4 million, or 77 Canadian cents per share, from C $32.6 million, or 61 Canadian cents per share.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 4- Exchange-operator CME Group Inc reported higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday as trading in its flagship interest rate contracts surged 29 percent.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 4- Exchange operator CME Group Inc reported higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday as trading in its flagship interest rate contracts surged 29 percent. The quarterly profit still fell short of analysts' expectations amid a drop in the average fee paid per contract to CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 4- CME Group Inc reported higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday as the exchange operator's average daily trading volume rose 11 percent from a year earlier. Net profit in the fourth quarter rose to $193.1 million, or 58 cents a share, from $166.8 million a year earlier, or 50 cents a share. Revenue increased to $687 million from $660.9 million.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 3- CME Group Inc has asked a U.S. judge to toss out charges brought by regulators alleging that the exchange operator is liable for two former employees accused of leaking details on clients' trades.

  • The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority was granted approval last week from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to obtain information on "dark pools," which are private trading venues, and other alternative trading systems, according to a regulatory filing.

  • Federal prosecutors in New York announced charges against Charlie Shrem and Robert Faiella, both operators of bitcoin exchange businesses, for attempting to sell $1 million in the digital currency to users of the underground black market website Silk Road, which was shut down by authorities in September.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. prosecutors on Monday announced charges against two men operating Bitcoin exchange businesses for attempting to sell $1 million in the digital currency to users of the underground black market website Silk Road, which was shut down by authorities in September.

  • We were hacked! CME Group says Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 2:07 PM ET
    CME ClearPort home page

    CME Group said one of its clearing systems was hacked in July and the incident is the subject of a federal criminal investigation.

  • Goldman trading glitch could cost over $100 million Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 8:26 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs experienced a trading glitch that caused a huge batch of erroneous trades Tuesday. Many may be canceled but the snafu could still cost Goldman upwards of $100 million.

  • CBOE Keeps S&P and Dow Jones Options Exclusivity Monday, 13 May 2013 | 12:34 PM ET
    William Brodsky, chairman and chief executive officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

    CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.

  • Ron Burkle

    After suffering steep losses in one fund, the Yucaipa Companies, the money management firm run by the billionaire Ronald W. Burkle, has cut fees for investors in the portfolio, The New York Times reports.

  • Nasdaq to Set Up Trading Post for Private Firms Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 7:43 AM ET

    Nasdaq OMX Group said it will form a joint venture with SharesPost to establish a marketplace for private companies. The stock exchange operator will retain a majority stake in Nasdaq Private Market.

  • Lawsuit Worries Hit Moody's Shares Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Shares in credit rating agency Moody's fell sharply on Friday as it faces a possible federal fraud lawsuit over its pre-crisis debt ratings.

  • More Steps Needed to Save US Credit Rating: Moody's Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 5:05 PM ET

    The U.S. must do more than the recently passed "fiscal cliff" measures if the country is to rescue its Aaa debt rating from its current negative outlook, rating agency Moody's Investors Service said on Wednesday.