Coalition Of Faith Groups Protest Rauner's Budget Cuts Outside Chicago Board Of Trade A coalition of faith based groups gathered today in front of the Chicago Board of Trade to protest Governor Rauner's budget cuts, reports Mariam Sobh.
Traders Silenced: CME To Close Most Futures Trading PitsThe parent company of the Chicago Board of Trade and other exchanges is ending most trading involving people on the floor who establish prices by flashing hand signals and shouting at each other.
Protesters To CME Group: Give Your Tax Break BackAbout 1,500 protesters slowly marched from the Thompson Center to the Chicago Board of Trade on Wednesday, calling for the company that runs the financial exchange to give back millions in state tax breaks.
Old-School Pit Traders Protest Latest Changes By CME Group The last vestige of the frenetic trading in the pits of Chicago's option exchanges could be in jeopardy under a new plan to use electronic trading to set closing prices.
Tax Breaks For CME Group, Sears To Be Discussed After Thanksgiving
Emanuel Gets Split Decision On Springfield AgendaIt was a "split decision" in the state capitol for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel during the General Assembly’s veto session.
CME Group: Hurry Up With Tax Relief, Or We Might LeaveAs the Illinois General Assembly fall veto session winds down, the head of the company that owns Chicago's two big trading exchanges warns that time is running out to keep the firm from moving to another state.
Walter's Perspective: Say No To Tax Breaks For CMEHear ye, hear ye, the Illinois General Assembly is back at work for the people of Illinois and it's not doing very well.
City To Mount 3 New Surveillance Cameras DowntownChicago’s vast network of surveillance cameras is about to get even bigger.
CME Group Threatens To Leave IllinoisThe parent company of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Board of Trade is the latest firm to threaten to move out of Illinois over the corporate income tax increase earlier this year.
Program Brings Students Right To The Trading FloorSome kids who might not ordinarily get a financial education are now passing by the rest of us with all they know about big business today.
Grains Futures Drop, Livestock Prices Mixed