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2014-09-17 08:23:40

MIAMI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Metals Corporation (Republic Metals) is proud to announce the addition of the Republic Metals brand to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's (COMEX) "Official List of Approved Gold Brands" effective September 16, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/FL66405LOGO The addition to this exclusive list means that Republic Metals-brand gold is now deliverable against the exchange's gold futures contracts, as well as eligible for...

2014-09-02 12:23:14

NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced today the launch of Illinois Basin physically delivered Coal futures contracts in October, pending all regulatory approvals. The contracts will be listed by and subject to the rules of the New York Mercantile Exchange. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/AQ51408LOGO Illinois Basin Coal Futures will be CME Group's second physically delivered coal...

2014-08-21 16:25:42

CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, a number of scouts are on the road for their annual crop tour across the Midwest. Their four-day trek covers seven states and approximately 70 percent of U.S. corn and soybean crops, but that doesn't mean that they can't stay connected to agricultural markets. In fact, they may be among the increasing number of individuals who are accessing agricultural markets via smartphone or tablet. Photo -...

2014-08-15 08:21:52

LONDON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, have launched the new LBMA Silver Price mechanism in partnership with the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). CME Group, Thomson Reuters and LBMA have joined forces to provide the over-the-counter spot silver market with a new transaction-based price-setting...

2014-08-12 08:39:47

Contracts expand access and trading capability to CME Eurodollars with more capital savings and flexibility CHICAGO, Aug.12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced expanded access to its CME Eurodollar liquidity pool by offering Bundle futures and options on Bundle futures. Contracts will be available starting September 22, 2014, pending CFTC review. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/AQ51408LOGO...

2014-08-07 12:32:57

CHICAGO and SYDNEY, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telstra will today launch new low latency connectivity to CME Group's Aurora data center, providing local financial services organisations with fast and reliable connectivity into other major financial centres including the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia. Matthew Lempriere, Telstra's Global Head of Financial Services Market Segment, said that the new Point of Presence (PoP) at CME Group's data...

2014-08-06 20:21:41

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London Silver Market Fixing Ltd. has announced its intention to discontinue the "London Fix" pricing benchmark for silver after August 14, 2014. The London Fix has been the "Benchmark Price" for valuation of silver bullion held by each of the ETFS Silver Trust (NYSE Arca: SLVR) (the "Silver Trust"), the ETFS Precious Metals Basket Trust (NYSE Arca: GLTR) (the "Precious Metals Trust") and the ETFS White Metals Basket Trust (NYSE Arca: WITE) (the...

2014-07-30 08:26:59

- CME Group to Acquire Trayport and FENICS from GFI Group LONDON, CHICAGO and NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and GFI Group Inc., a leading intermediary and provider of trading technologies and support services to the global OTC and listed markets, today announced that they have entered into definitive agreements to create value for their respective stockholders through a two-step transaction through which:...

2014-07-23 23:14:30

The case against high frequency trading or HFT in the United States futures markets gets a lot more specific alleging specific instances of fraud, a two-tiered marketplace and preferential treatment by the world's largest futures exchanges towards favored players. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 A completely revised complaint was filed today in federal court in the Northern District of Illinois in the case of Braman et. al v. The CME Group, Inc (Case #14-cv-2646)- the first...

2014-07-21 12:22:50

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you ever wonder why the price at your nearest gas station changes from day to day? With summer season in full swing, people across the U.S. are packing up their cars and taking off for vacations, contending with fluctuating fuel prices at gas pumps along the way. In fact, U.S. travelers just paid the highest Fourth of July weekend gas prices since 2008. But what goes into determining the price of gasoline? Who makes those decisions, and when...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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