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  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The notion that one man trading from his parents' house in a working class London suburb had a material role in the 2010 Wall Street flash crash has aroused increasing skepticism from investors and traders since charges were brought on Tuesday. The U.S. has asked UK authorities to hand over Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, after his arrest this week...

  • *Sarao bought CME seat for $435,000. LONDON/ CHICAGO, April 22- A British man accused of market manipulation that contributed to the May 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" said he opposed being extradited to the United States, while the operator of the market where he traded sought to rebut prosecutors' suggestion that futures helped cause the crash.

  • LONDON/ CHICAGO, April 22- A British man accused of market manipulation that contributed to the May 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" said he opposed being extradited to the United States, while the operator of the market where he traded denied that futures, as prosecutors have argued, caused the crash. Bail for Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, was set at 5 million pounds, along...

  • April 22- The London Stock Exchange Group, among the world's oldest exchanges, may strike a deal with one of the big four Western exchanges within two years, the group's chief executive told the Wall Street Journal in an interview. When there is an industry with competitive tension, consolidation tends to be not too far behind, "CEO Xavier Rolet told the newspaper.

  • Hottest dividend stocks of 2015 Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 2:58 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    CNBC screened the large cap S&P 500 index to see where the hottest parts of the dividend stock market have been.

  • China, also the top producer of gold, feels its market weight should entitle it to be a price-setter for bullion and it is asserting itself at a time when the established benchmark, the century-old London fix, is under scrutiny because of alleged price-manipulation. If the Chinese fix takes off, it could add to the pressure on the London benchmark, which is used...

  • Yellen to shed light on market's biggest mystery Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaking at the Federal Reserve in Washington December 17, 2014.

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen is set to testify before Congress this week, and investors will be listening closely.

  • Chris Giancarlo started work as a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which oversees futures and swaps trading, in June of last year. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a vocal critic of Wall Street, and Elijah Cummings, a U.S. representative from Maryland, in a letter raised concerns about shares in GFI that Giancarlo, a Republican, had sold after he was...

  • U.S. lawmakers query CFTC regulator over stock sales Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 2:33 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb 20- Two Democratic lawmakers on Friday raised concerns over share sales by an official at a U.S. regulator at a time when his former company was engaged in a takeover battle, saying there had been possible conflicts of interest. Chris Giancarlo started work as a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which oversees futures and swaps...

  • *fourth-qtr adj profit $0.64/ shr vs. est $0.66. Feb 6- CBOE Holdings Inc, operator of the largest U.S. stock-options market, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as higher expenses offset a surge in trading volumes. Net income allocated to common stockholders rose to $49.1 million, or 58 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $45.6...

  • UPDATE 1-CBOE profit misses estimates as costs rise Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 8:19 AM ET

    Feb 6- CBOE Holdings Inc, operator of the largest U.S. stock-options market, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as higher expenses offset a surge in trading volumes. Increased volatility has lifted trading volumes since CBOE said in the second quarter it would cut expenses due to weak volumes. Last year, total trading volume for options contracts...

  • Early movers: TWTR, MSG, EBAY, GPRO & more Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 5- The boisterous world Kevin Duffy entered 34 years ago to run paper slips into trading pits at the Chicago Board of Trade was an age apart from today, when open-outcry trading only intermittently disrupts the quiet hum of computers. The Chicago corn market was a noisy, bruising, frantic place where traders and commercial brokers establish prices...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 5- For tailor Peter Papageorge, making the vibrant jackets worn by traders on the floors of exchanges in Chicago and New York used to be the bulk of his business. Papageorge's family founded Peco Inc, based on the southwest side of Chicago, in 1919. The company bills itself as the largest manufacturer of the flashy trading jackets that are as colorful as...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- CME Group Inc will save $10 million per year after it shuts nearly all of its futures pits in New York and Chicago, a spokesman said on Thursday, as the world's biggest futures exchange pushes ahead with cost-cutting measures. While that may be a significant saving in a single step, he said that sum represents only a quarter of the total cost of running...

  • CME's Duffy: Markets evolve   Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:27 PM ET
    Bond traders on the floor of the CME Group in Chicago, Sept. 24, 2014.

    The CME Group will close most of its open out-cry futures trading in Chicago. Executive chairman and president Terry Duffy explains the decision.

  • End of an era at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange   Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 3:17 PM ET
    End of an era at the CME

    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.

  • Chicago trader: Goodbye ‘Last of the Mohicans’ Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 2:29 PM ET
    Confetti drops on traders and clerks at the CME.

    Chicago trader Jeff Kilburg says goodbye to the CME's futures trading pits and looks optimistically toward the electronic future.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- CME Group Inc will save $10 million per year in expenses after it shuts nearly all of its open-outcry futures pits in New York and Chicago in early July, a spokesman said on Thursday. That sum represents a quarter of the total cost of running its trading floors, he said, ahead of the release of the Chicago- based exchange's fourth-quarter results later...

  • As traders leave the floor, expect more volatility Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET
    Traders work in trading floor of the CME Group's Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago.

    Despite the free-for-all appearance of the trading pits, CME Group's decision to shut down in-person futures trading could have an impact on orderly markets.