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2012-05-25 02:20:20

LONDON, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, reported record daily volume in ICE Brent Crude options of 78,508 contracts on May 24, 2012. The previous daily volume record was 63,494 on May 2, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO ) Average daily volume for ICE Brent Crude options is 45,664 to date in May, up more than 500%...

2012-05-24 10:21:49

HOUSTON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chilean National Energy Commission (CNE) has decided to switch its data provider for energy markets to leading energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus. The CNE will use Argus for all of its crude oil, petroleum products, biofuels, LPG and freight information from 23 May 2012. The commission selected Argus following a public tender in which international price reporting agencies were invited to participate. One key element of the tender...

2012-05-24 02:23:57

WHIPPANY, N.J., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SPH), a nationwide distributor of propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity (the "Partnership"), today announced that it and Suburban Energy Finance Corp. (collectively, "Suburban") have extended the consent date (the "Consent Date") and the expiration date (the "Expiration Date") and increased the cash consent payment for their...

2012-05-22 22:22:18

LONDON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the following guide, find out not only why investors choose to trade the financial markets using CFDs [http://www.cityindex.co.uk/cfd-trading ] over traditional trading but also how you can start trading with only a small initial deposit. What is CFD Trading? A CFD (Contract for Difference) is an agreement between two parties to exchange the difference between the opening and closing price of a contract. As a...

2012-05-22 18:21:40

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and DUBLIN, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedge Accounting Insight, FINCAD's web-based hedge accounting solution, now offers increased coverage and enhanced cash flow and liquidity management, additions made in recognition of client and market needs. With this new functionality, Hedge Accounting Insight users can better manage their overall cash position as well as hedge a broader range of instruments. Coverage is now available across multiple asset classes...

2012-05-22 14:21:43

SINGAPORE, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Forex Trading [http://www.cityindex.com.sg/fx-trading/what-is-fx.aspx ] offers various benefits from tighter fixed FX spreads to greater leverage and substantial gains from small movements in the market. Foreign exchange (Forex, or FX) is one of the most traded financial products, providing attractive opportunities for traders, even in a volatile market. For many traders, FX trading offers an affordable gateway into the world of...

2012-05-22 10:22:34

ATLANTA, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, today announced the results of the company's 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was held May 18, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO ) All 11 director nominees received a majority of votes cast, with an aggregate 93.9% of votes "for" the slate of directors....

2012-05-22 10:22:04

ST. LOUIS, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this month, Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) announced that it entered into a commitment letter for a new revolving credit facility and new term loan facility for a total of $625 million from Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., Barclays Bank PLC and Natixis, New York Branch. Patriot Coal Corporation is continuing to work with these lenders to strengthen its finances, including the replacement of its current credit facilities well...

2012-05-22 06:21:14

CHICAGO and LONDON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced the launch of CME Direct, a new technology offering side-by-side trading of exchange-listed and over-the-counter (OTC) markets. CME Direct will initially support trading of CME Group's benchmark energy futures markets alongside OTC energy swaps through leading inter-dealer brokers. The exchange-listed products on CME Globex that may be traded through the...

2012-05-22 02:32:15

LONDON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spread betting indices such as the FTSE 100 can be easy to do with a mobile trading app, which allows you full and secure access from virtually anywhere; helping you to avoid missing that all important trading opportunity. Highly accessible and easy-to-navigate, trade from wherever you are, whenever you want with spread betting provider City Index. Spread Bet the FTSE 100 on the Go Trade the FTSE 100 on-the-go from the...