| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:32 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:18 AM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:47 AM
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...
| Apr 26, 2014
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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...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:29 AM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:04 AM
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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:22 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:35 PM
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....
| May 31, 2013
| 6:04 PM
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.