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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.
With reassurances that the Fed will keep on easing, markets turn their attention to the European Central Bank Thursday, hoping for a rate cut.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Terry Duffy, CME Group executive chairman, offers his outlook for the economy. "The market continues to go up to historic levels on anemic volumes," he explains.
The Fed is expected to repeat its dovish message in the coming week, which could provide a safety net for the market amid a big wave of earnings and the April jobs report.
A technical glitch shut down the CBOE for over three hours, preventing investors from trading two key products used by institutions to hedge the broader market and volatility.
Slowing growth signs are everywhere, not just in China.
According to Einstein, nothing's faster than the speed of light. But for some traders the speed of light—at least through fiber-optic cable—just isn't fast enough anymore.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the latest details on the Fed's inadvertent release of the FMOC minutes. Also, when it comes to high-frequency trading, every millisecond counts. That's why the Nasdaq and CME are partnering to shave down transmission times, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CME Group said it plans to sell the building that houses its grain exchange in Kansas City, Mo., and may also sell the building which houses its energy trading floor in New York.
U.S. futures regulators are looking into whether high-speed traders indulged in "wash trading," a strategy in which they improperly buy and sell futures contracts without taking a position in the market, the Wall Street Journal reported.
It's a bit of a surprise, but all the stock exchanges are at 52-week highs.
CME Group Executive Chairman Terry Duffy shares his opinions on market volume, and President Obama's nomination to chair the SEC, Mary Jo White.
Richard Branson spoke out on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's new policy banning working from home, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt. Terry Duffy, CME executive chairman, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg, provide perspective.
Can the Fed keep up its bond-buying program forever? Discussing the Fed, cyber hacking and market opportunities, with Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO, and Terry Duffy, CME Group executive chairman.
Discussing recent trading action and how the Italian election and Bernanke's testimony impacted the markets, with Terry Duffy, CME Group executive chairman.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
Gold rose on Friday, set for a weekly gain, after U.S. nonfarm payrolls data showed modest job growth.
The crisis in Algeria is playing a role in oil's big surge today, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.