• CHICAGO, Aug 25- CME Group Inc, the largest U.S. futures exchange operator, said on Monday that a technical issue resulting from planned software reconfigurations had caused its latest electronic trading outage. The reconfigurations were made over the weekend as part of "ongoing technology enhancement projects," CME said in a statement.

  • Aug 25- CME Group delayed the start of trade on its electronic platform by four hours on Monday due to technical problems, the latest glitch to hit the world's largest futures market operator.

  • CHICAGO, July 31- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator, reported lower-than-expected second-quarter earnings on Thursday, blaming low levels of volatility for weak trading volumes.

  • CME Group earnings drop on weak trading volumes Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:27 AM ET

    CHICAGO, July 31- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator, on Thursday reported lower-than-expected second-quarter earnings due to weak trading volumes. Net profit fell to $263.8 million, or 79 cents a share, from $311.2 million, or 93 cents a share, a year earlier.

  • UPDATE 1-CME to buy GFI Group for energy and FX units Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    July 30- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said on Wednesday it would buy derivatives broker GFI Group Inc to expand its reach in the European energy and global foreign exchange markets.

  • Watch out for this ‘game-changing’ new commodity Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    A new broadband tower rises into the sky (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

    Traders could find themselves buying and selling a new commodity in two years' time: wireless broadband.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Speed Bumps For Lightning Fast Trading  Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    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."

  • Santelli's Flash Crash Post Mortem  Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli tracks high frequency trading ahead of Monday's "flash crash" anniversary, with Eric Hunsader, Nanex founder.

  • Do High-Speed Traders Have Edge?  Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    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.

  • Octavio Castillo paddles a boat down a street to reach his cousin's home in Des Plaines, Ill., on April 19.

    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.

  • Uh Oh: The Attempt to Regulate Swaps Is Failing Saturday, 6 Apr 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    Clever finance critters are fleeing from swaps to futures, escaping the new regulatory regime that was a center-piece of Dodd-Frank.

  • Why Gold Has Lost Its Luster (For Now) Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 5:26 PM ET

    The gold rally might be over, at least in the short-term, according to some pro traders.

  • Pro Rings the Death Knell for Crude Oil Rally Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 4:34 PM ET

    Although U.S. crude has flirted with its highs, market observers and professional traders alike think oil could push lower.

  • Natural Gas: Time to Short or Not Just Yet? Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 9:32 PM ET
    Men work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site in South Montrose, Pa.

    Natural gas shot up 20% in the first quarter, its fourth straight quarterly gain, begging the question — can this hot streak continue?

  • Planting a Winning Trade On the USDA Crop Reports Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 2:02 PM ET

    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 Falls, but Traders Remain Bullish Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 2:36 PM ET

    Crude oil fell on Thursday, yet some traders saw it as a bullish sign that black gold wasn't trading at a lower level.

  • U.S. Treasury

    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.

  • Dollar Strength Blamed for Crude Oil Reversal Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 2:37 PM ET

    Traders say Brent crude's plunge below a key $109 a barrel level may stem from the strong U.S. dollar.