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  • The IntercontinentalExchange may still raise its bid for the Chicago Board of Trade, even at the risk of overpaying, after rival suitor Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings sought to deliver a knockout blow.

  • CME Sweetens Bid for CBOT to Gain Support for Offer Friday, 6 Jul 2007 | 4:08 PM ET

    Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings increased its bid for CBOT Holdings for the third time in an effort to secure a winning vote Monday for the deal from shareholders of the Chicago Board of Trade parent.

  • CME Asks CBOT Shareholders for Support Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | 12:14 PM ET

    Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings on Friday sent a letter to shareholders and members of the Chicago Board of Trade urging them to accept its bid for the CBOT Holdings.

  • Rival Bidders for CBOT Mull Higher Offers: Report Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | 8:32 AM ET

    Rival bidders for CBOT Holdings, the second-biggest U.S. futures market, are each considering raising their offers a third time, according to a report by Bloomberg.

  • CME Sweetens CBOT Bid With $485 Million Dividend Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | 11:47 AM ET

    The battle for the No. 2 U.S. futures exchange rages on, with Chicago Mercantile ExchangeHoldings beefing up terms of its offer for CBOT Holdings for the second time in a month.

  • Stocks rallied across the board and the Dow put in its best one-day performance of the year following strong economic data and a decline in bond yields. "The market has been oversold and people were focusing on rates but then the market started looking a little cheaper and we had buyers come in today," said Todd Leone, head of listed trading at Cowen and Co.

  • ICE Sweetens CBOT Merger Proposal Wednesday, 13 Jun 2007 | 4:02 AM ET

    IntercontinentalExchange on Tuesday made a sweetened merger proposal for CBOT Holdings continuing the saga for control of the parent of the No. 2 U.S. futures exchange.

  • Justice Department Clears Merger of CBOT and CME Monday, 11 Jun 2007 | 6:38 PM ET

    The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday gave the regulatory green light for the two largest U.S. futures exchanges to merge, saying the proposed combination probably would not hurt competition.

  • Futures traders in London using the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) trading system experienced technical problems amidst a day of disruptions for the investment tool, ICE users told Dow Jones Tuesday.

  • CME Chief Executive Sees CBOT Merger Going Through Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 4:59 PM ET

    The head of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange voiced confidence that the company will prevail over a rival bidder in efforts to buy the Chicago Board of Trade, predicting approval from both federal regulators and CBOT shareholders in the coming weeks.

  • ICE Urges CBOT Members to Defy Board on CME Deal Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | 7:09 AM ET

    IntercontinentalExchange, on Thursday took its unsolicited takeover proposal for the Chicago Board of Trade directly to members of the CBOT, urging them to support ICE's bid over that of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

  • IntercontinentalExchange said it had enhanced its bid for CBOT Holdings  by reaching an agreement that might resolve that company's dispute with the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

  • The Word On Construction, Video Games & More Monday, 14 May 2007 | 1:04 PM ET

    The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on... where they see construction picking up ... why shares of video game makers are falling... and more. Find out where they're making fast money.

  • Stocks ended broadly higher after new economic data raised hopes of a Fed rate cut, and investors were quick to jump back into the market following recent declines. "I'm not surprised to see the market snap back," said Alec Young, market strategist at S&P Equity Research. "The market was kind of overbought -- it was an excellent opportunity for a shakeout."

  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange said Friday it sweetened its offer for CBOT Holdings  by more than 16%, in an effort to thwart an unsolicited bid from Intercontinental Exchange Holdings.

  • CNBC's Faber: CBOT Board Meets to Consider ICE's Bid Tuesday, 8 May 2007 | 5:42 PM ET

    The Chicago Mercantile Exchange says it has a “definitive merger agreement” with the Chicago Board of Trade, but the IntercontinentalExchange says its proposed deal offers better long-term growth prospects.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Friday, 4 May 2007 | 6:55 PM ET

    Sears, Bank of New York, Amgen and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • New York Board of Trade Lays Off 60 After Merger Friday, 13 Apr 2007 | 11:29 AM ET

    The IntercontinentalExchange laid off about 60 New York Board of Trade employees to reduce staff following the merger of the two exchanges, and no further cuts were expected, an ICE spokeswoman said today.

  • Is it worth getting into ICE or BOT ahead of a possible buyout? Is Saks less immune in an economic downturn than Federated? The guys go face-to-face with some inquiring minds.

  • The Chicago Mercantile Exchange says it has a “definitive merger agreement” with the Chicago Board of Trade, but the IntercontinentalExchange says its proposed deal offers better long-term growth prospects.