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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...

2014-07-11 08:26:55

LONDON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, today released the following statement regarding the London Bullion Market Association's London Silver Price Market Consultation: "We are honoured to have been appointed by the OTC silver market participants and the London Bullion Markets Association to provide an electronic solution that will transform the London OTC silver spot price," said William Knottenbelt, Senior Managing Director, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) for CME...

2014-07-10 08:25:04

CHICAGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairgoers and gamers across the country looking to understand the economics of agriculture and have fun doing it can now download Risk Ranch for free from both the iTunes App Store and Google Play. The app - the first and most exciting agriculture-based game of its kind - is also playable online at www.cmegroup.com/4Hcarnival. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140709/125738 Logo -...

2014-07-03 08:21:44

MIAMI, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Metals Corporation is proud to announce the addition of the Republic Metals brand to the Commodity Exchange's (COMEX/CME Group) "Official List of Approved Brands" for Silver effective July 2, 2014. The addition to this exclusive list means that the Republic Metals brand silver is now deliverable against the exchanges silver futures contracts, as well as IRA eligible. COMEX has demanding membership standards that are proactively monitored...

2014-06-23 12:34:12

CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it has been selected by IDG's Computerworld as a 2014 Best Place to Work in Information Technology (IT) honoree, one of 100 top organizations that provides IT employees with a stimulating work environment as well as great benefits and compensation. This is the 10th year in a row that the company has been named to this list, and once again CME Group is the...

2014-06-13 16:20:47

CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it reached trading volume records for both its NYMEX Brent (BZ) crude oil futures and British pound (GBP/USD) futures contracts yesterday, June 12, 2014. Trading volume for NYMEX Brent reached 112,446, compared to August 12, 2013, the last record day, when volume reached 104,839 contracts. Trading volume for British pound futures reached 337,633 contracts,...

2014-06-03 12:41:30

Continued Partnership Aims to Educate Youth and Families Across the Midwest About Managing Risk in Agriculture CHEVY CHASE, Md. and CHICAGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and National 4-H Council are partnering for the second year to bring the Commodity Carnival, an interactive fair experience, to 120 state and county fairs in 11 states this summer. Building on its success last year educating more than 54,000...

2014-05-07 16:25:25

HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE: SN) (the "Company" or "Sanchez Energy"), today announced the Company's operating and financial results for the first quarter 2014, which included the following highlights: HIGHLIGHTS FOR FIRST QUARTER 2014 -- Record revenues of $134.6 million, an increase of 334% over the same period a year ago -- Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP financial measure defined below, of $96.2 million, an increase of 358%...

2014-05-01 08:25:20

HOUSTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) today reported first quarter 2014 operating and financial results. Highlights during the quarter include: -- First quarter earnings of $135.4 million or $0.87 per diluted share - adjusted((2)), a 131% increase above the prior year period -- Generated operating cash flow((1)) of $201.1 million or $1.30 per diluted share, an increase of 63% above year ago levels -- Produced natural gas and...

2014-03-18 08:24:38

New product will provide global aluminum industry participants with a new North American benchmark for managing price risk NEW YORK and LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced today it will launch North American physically delivered Aluminum futures contracts to begin trading on May 5, 2014, pending all regulatory approvals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/AQ51408LOGO This new contract...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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