Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Politics
Put them together, and fake money could exacerbate real problems.
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Prior to cofounding Origin Investments, I was a trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. My greatest strength was being able to set aside my emotions. I never carried large positions overnight, and I never had an opinion about where the market was going, until one day I did.
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So the Chicago Mercantile Exchange wants a world-class education system yet will not give a minute fraction of its wealth and revenue to actually make this a reality?
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Many school systems, like those in Chicago, are funded through property taxes. This obviously leads to schools in wealthier neighborhoods having more resources than schools in poorer neighborhoods, like the ones Rahm Emanuel closed this year.
Business
In the face of escalating gas prices, the oil patch, their allies and Wall Street are counting on your ignorance permitting them to pick your pockets, spoon-feeding you nonsense while they cash in massively.
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She summed up the protesters' message thusly: "Be a good corporate neighbor. Invest in our communities." According to police
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The millions of dollars per year CME Group is siphoning out of the Illinois state budget makes us, the working people of Chicago and Illinois, its majority shareholders.
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Given both its immense power and its history, we would be wise to keep an eye on CME Group. There has never been a better time to stand up to this powerful company and demand that it give our money back.
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Saturday, April 7, 2012 marked Occupy Chicago's official reemergence after a milder than expected winter with a citywide day of action, known as "Take the Spring."
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A confluence of events will make Chicago the national and perhaps worldwide hub of the Occupy Movement through the spring. Welcome to the Chicago Spring.
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Craig Donohue of CME didn't seem to mind the public spotlight when drumming up support for millions in tax breaks. But he was somewhat less enthusiastic when Chicago's 99% shone a not-so-flattering spotlight on CME from 1,000 miles away.
Business
Chicago is to commodity trading what Wall Street is to financial markets. The world's most significant trading exchange, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group is headquartered there and projects its power to influence institutions, the press and government.
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Last night it was announced that the CME along with several other corporations would return the TIF money previously allocated for them. When has one corporation, let alone three, ever given back TIF money in Chicago? NEVER.
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TIFS TAKE CENTER STAGE For years, media coverage of the city's TIF program has been scarce, aside from some in-depth reporting
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“I’m embarrassed to live here,” CBOE Holdings Inc. CEO Bill Brodsky told reporters at a media lunch Monday, Crain's Chicago
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Even bankers may seek more regulation -- of brokers. Copyright 2011 Thomson Reuters. Click for Restrictions. Proposals have
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My family is also one of the millions fighting foreclosure. $350 million for the CME and Sears, while millions of us are fighting just to keep our homes. What a slap in the face.
Business
A strange thing happened in Chicago. An audience of well-heeled professionals, a mixture of Democrats and Republicans, packed a room to hear Robert Shiller give a presentation on the housing market. At the end of the presentation, there was a bi-partisan revolt.