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  • Steve Himmelman, Chicago

     Steve Himmelman, Chicago
    Age: 58 Writing letters since: 2000 Life story in 100 words or less: Grew up in Minneapolis with parents and two brothers. Mother was a property manager; father worked in securities. Graduated from St. Louis Park High School. Worked as a trader at...
  • CBOE chief says fewer 'dark' trades would benefit markets

    CBOE chief says fewer 'dark' trades would benefit markets
    The quality of U.S. stock markets will improve if regulators limit trading that happens outside of exchanges, the head of CBOE Holdings Inc said on Tuesday after the company reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings. The comments from CEO Ed...
  • Karen Lewis to be 'very active' in mayoral election, has no preferred candidate

    Karen Lewis to be 'very active' in mayoral election, has no preferred candidate
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said today that the union would be “very active” in next year’s mayoral election, but offered little insight into efforts to recruit a challenger to Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Underscoring her long...
  • CME trading outage sends business back to the pits

    CME trading outage sends business back to the pits
    The world's largest futures markets operator had to shut electronic trade for leading agricultural contracts on Tuesday, just a day before key U.S. crop data, as rare technical problems hit and sent traders scrambling to get back on the floor. CME Group,...
  • CBOE to extend trading hours for VIX futures in June

    CBOE to extend trading hours for VIX futures in June
    Trading hours for the CBOE Volatility index VIX futures will be extended to nearly 24 hours a day, five days a week, beginning June 22, the Chicago Board Options Exchange said on Tuesday. Pending regulatory review, the trading week for VIX futures at...
  • Metra board applicant never heard from DuPage chairman

    Metra board applicant never heard from DuPage chairman
    Another DuPage County resident stepped forward today, complaining that he asked last month to be considered for an appointment to Metra's board but never heard back from County Chairman Dan Cronin, who plans to name a fellow politician to the post....
  • Stocks swoon on interest rate fears

    NEW YORK — A sudden jump in interest rates is casting a shadow over the stock market. Stocks fell sharply Friday as a persistent rise in rates over the last month threatened to derail the powerful rally this year in share prices. Despite...
  • Unions blast state on plans for underfunded pensions

    Unions blast state on plans for underfunded pensions
    A coalition of public employee unions issued a report today blasting state legislation to address their vastly underfunded pension systems and offering instead to make increased worker contributions if lawmakers raised $2 billion by ending tax benefits to...
  • 95th District candidates share budget solutions

     
    Candidates seeking the 95th District House seat may be aligned in their missions to plug a state deficit of $13 billion, but they are far …...
  • Cullerton 'disappointed' in Quinn gambling veto threat

    Cullerton 'disappointed' in Quinn gambling veto threat
    Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said Thursday night that he’s “disappointed” in Gov. Pat Quinn’s rejection of a plan to put slot machines at horse-race tracks in exchange for expanding casino gambling to Chicago. The...
  • Quinn wants tax relief for poor tied to business tax break

    Quinn wants tax relief for poor tied to business tax break
    As lawmakers contemplate a tax incentive package to appease Chicago’s financial exchanges who have threatened to leave Illinois, Gov. Pat Quinn says any deal must also include breaks for working families. The requirement comes as Quinn prepares...
  • Cullerton says progress being made on business tax relief deal

    Cullerton says progress being made on business tax relief deal
    Senate President John Cullerton said Thursday that progress is being made toward a broad deal to pair tax breaks for the city’s financial exchanges with relief for smaller businesses and individual taxpayers. Legislative leaders, who meet privately...