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  • Alibaba options expected to be listed on September 29: exchanges

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors looking to hedge their bets or speculate on the direction of Alibaba Group's stock after its expected public sale of shares on Friday, will be able to trade its options in two weeks, as U.S. options exchanges are expected to...
  • Update: U.S. under attack [archives]

    As traffic on the World Wide Web came to a crawl the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, chicagotribune.com communicated with many of its readers via e-mail. This is the third of four Tribune Alerts that were sent that day to more than 19,800 readers -- and that...
  • Working (and shooting video) atop the Hancock: 'It's a safe fear'

    Working (and shooting video) atop the Hancock: 'It's a safe fear'
    The world can now see where 13 years as an ironworker has led Danny Drozd — to the very top of the John Hancock building. Last Friday, ironworker Drozd strapped a GoPro camera to his head as he prepped the Hancock's west antenna to be partially...
  • John Hancock worker captures the rooftop work on video

    John Hancock worker captures the rooftop work on video
    The world now can see the ladder Danny Drozd has climbed in his 13 years as an ironworker—it leads to the very top of the John Hancock building. Last Friday, ironworker Drozd strapped a GoPro camera to his head as he prepped the Hancock's west...
  • CBOE to cut costs amid weak trading volumes

    CBOE to cut costs amid weak trading volumes
    CBOE Holdings Inc on Friday became the second exchange operator this week to say it will cut expenses in the face of declining trading volumes that are eating into profits. Shares slid 1.2 percent after the owner of the Chicago Board Options Exchange...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...