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2019-06-17 04:52

Oil's Slide Highlights Global-Growth Fears Oil prices have remained soft this month despite rising geopolitical tensions and threats of supply disruptions, the latest sign that investors fear trade friction will hit global growth and sap demand for crude....
2019-06-17 03:16

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings and portend bigger-than-expected loan losses at target firms....
2019-06-16 23:48

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
2019-06-16 23:48

Alleged 1MDB Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison Two prominent figures in a global Malaysian sovereign-wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement from the emirate’s criminal court and people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-16 14:16

Markets Send Mixed Signals on Trade Battle Markets are sending conflicting signals about how big a threat the global trade rift presents, underscoring the difficulty investors face in sizing up the fallout from the U.S. and China’s spat....
2019-06-16 14:16

Calpers' Dilemma: Save the World or Make Money? The California Public Employees’ Retirement System was one of the first public pensions to tie its investments to social activism. Now it is having second thoughts....
2019-06-16 14:16

Auto Consolidation Is Vital but Needs a Crisis Most successful auto mergers are born of crisis. Even if Fiat Chrysler finds a deal with Renault, investors shouldn’t expect a broader consolidation wave until industry profits look a lot shakier....
2019-06-15 16:32

Investors Find Blue Apron Split Hard to Digest A reverse stock split may not be the right recipe for beleaguered meal-kit company Blue Apron Holdings. Its shares dropped more than 10% cents a day after its board approved a 1-for-15 split....
2019-06-14 21:48

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
2019-06-14 20:16

Dueling Bond Markets Send Mixed Message on Risk U.S. bond markets sent mixed signals about risk as investors jumped back into funds that buy risky corporate debt, while Treasury bond yields hovered near record lows, reflecting concerns about slowing economic growth....
2019-06-14 20:16

Cboe Plans to Introduce New Lead Market Maker Incentive Program for its Cboe Listed ETP Marketplace CHICAGO – June 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to introduce a new Lead Market Maker (LMM) incentive program with enhanced market quality requirements o...
2019-06-14 19:00

FX Survey 2019: Results index Euromoney magazine has released the results of its 41st annual foreign exchange ranking, the most comprehensive quantitative and qualitative annual study available on the FX markets....
2019-06-14 18:16

High-Speed Traders Back Exchanges in Fight With SEC Three big high-speed trading firms asked a federal court to halt a SEC initiative that would limit the rebates that stock exchanges pay to attract investors’ orders....
2019-06-14 17:16

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
2019-06-14 17:16

Oil Demand Takes a Hit From Cooling Economic Growth A cooling global economy could mean slower oil demand growth in 2019 even while oil producers maintain plentiful supply, the International Energy Agency said....
2019-06-14 14:48

Gold Jumps to 14-Month High Prices of the precious metal climbed as concerns about the health of China’s economy hit riskier commodities and tensions in the Middle East boosted haven assets....
2019-06-14 14:48

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
2019-06-14 14:48

Stocks Slip as Middle East Tensions Boost Haven Assets Global stocks fell and investors rushed into bonds, gold and other haven assets as rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and trade....
2019-06-14 14:48

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
2019-06-14 14:48

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-06-14 03:16

BlackRock Splits Leadership Roles at European Stock-Picking Unit BlackRock is installing a new boss at its European stock-picking arm as the Wall Street behemoth looks to boost returns and assets in that part of its business....
2019-06-14 03:16

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s shouldn’t reassure us about how bad it could get....
2019-06-14 03:16

Former Fidelity Manager, Accused of Harassment in 2017, Plots a Comeback One of Fidelity Investments’ star stock pickers left the firm in 2017 following allegations of sexual harassment. Nearly two years later, he’s attempting a comeback....
2019-06-14 03:16

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Probe Widens U.S. prosecutors accused Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi of misappropriating more than $250 million in a widening investigation into the world’s biggest failed private-equity firm....
2019-06-14 03:16

CrowdStrike Joins Cybersecurity Winning Streak All the fretting about online privacy and security is paying off for some investors. Shares of cybersecurity company CrowdStrike jumped on their second day of trading, rising to nearly double their IPO price....
2019-06-14 03:16

Energy Stocks Push U.S. Benchmarks Higher Rising oil prices helped support global stocks, while investors mulled the chances of a U.S. interest-rate cut amid worries trade tensions would drag on global growth....
2019-06-14 03:16

Tanker Attacks Lift Oil Prices, Improve Shale Producers' Outlook Shale producers stand to benefit from the oil-market volatility unleashed by Thursday’s attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, as U.S. companies vie with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries for global market share....
2019-06-14 03:16

Utilities, Other 'Safety' Stocks Rise Alongside Market Uncertainty The latest rise in the stock market has been helped along by so-called safety stocks, signaling a shift among investors toward seeking certainty as trade tensions and central-bank policy push and pull markets....
2019-06-14 03:16

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
2019-06-14 03:16

Stocks: Looking Under the Hood of All Those 52-Week Highs Fundamental analysts study factors outside of the market. Technical analysts focus on the market itself. Learn what an important technical indicator is currently revealing. Plus, get insights into two others that we are watching closely......
2019-06-14 00:48

Tilray Shares: Managing Risk and a Missed Forecast - A Brief Case Study Your trading method should help you succeed: but, your method should also help you manage risk. See a forecast that did not work out, yet that did have an excellent "B" plan....
2019-06-14 00:48

This Simple Bar Pattern Can Tip You Off to Major Reversals in Any Market What's your favorite reversal indicator? Is there something you look for on a price chart that tips you off to a major trend change? Bestselling author, Jeffrey Kennedy, shares one of his favorite bar patterns that does just that. He shows you an exa...
2019-06-13 21:32

Germany's DAX Index: When Sentiment Says "Boom," Prices Say Achtung (Warning)! In early 2018, bullish sentiment for Germany's DAX was far and wide ... just before a 20 percent decline. Yet, our GMP subscribers were ready for the big turn....
2019-06-12 23:32

Cboe Global Markets Announces Date of Second-Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call CHICAGO – June 12, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it will announce its financial results for the second quarter of 2019 before the market opens on Friday, August 2, 201...
2019-06-12 23:16

You Can't Predict the News. But You CAN Predict the Waves -- Watch By now, if you've been watching Elliott waves for a while, you know that when bullish news prevails, the waves usually say, "a top is near!" The opposite is true near bottoms. Crude oil gave us examples of both extremes recently. Watch....
2019-06-12 21:00

How Investors Get Fooled by Financial Headline “Flip-Flops” On June 7, the Dow Industrials climbed 263 points even as the latest U.S. jobs numbers disappointed. See how financial journalists scrambled to make the big news of the day fit the stock market's price action -- and learn how to forecasts stocks with...
2019-06-12 20:48

Stocks to Watch: United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Sprint, and More United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Dave & Buster’s, TransMedics, Medidata Solutions, Alphabet, Sprint, and Tesla are among Wednesday’s stocks to watch....
2019-06-12 18:48

Jerry Jones Is Betting on Natural Gas. Should You? U.S. natural gas prices have fallen to three-year lows at a time of year when they should be rising, but the billionaire owner of the Dallas Cowboys has bet more than $1 billion on the fuel....
2019-06-12 18:48

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
2019-06-12 18:48

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
2019-06-12 18:48

How to Make Dramatic Forecasts Despite the Economy See why the 5-year rally in Indian stocks was in the cards regardless of India's politics -- and learn why President Modi's recent victory also was hardly a surprise....
2019-06-12 16:32

Deutsche Bank Warns Clients They Could Be Cut Off in Compliance Effort Deutsche Bank has given around 1,000 investment-banking clients a month or less to hand over company-ownership information and other documentation in the bank’s protracted effort to close compliance gaps....
2019-06-12 13:16

Cybersecurity Firm CrowdStrike Prices IPO Above Expected Range The company priced its initial public offering above its expected price range, raising $612 million and valuing the company at $6.8 billion, if underwriters exercise all their options....
2019-06-12 13:16

China Brokerage's $2 Billion Offering Kick-Starts London Stock Link Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities plans to raise as much as $2 billion selling London-listed share-backed instruments this week, reviving the postponed Shanghai-London Stock Connect program....
2019-06-12 13:16

KKR Doubles Down on House Flippers The investment house has agreed to pump another $250 million into Toorak Capital Partners, which buys short-term loans made to real-estate investors who purchase, renovate and resell residential properties....
2019-06-12 13:16

Busy IPO Market Offers Lifeline to Troubled Retailers A thriving market for IPOs is helping ease tensions between a pair of struggling retailers and their lenders, as Neiman Marcus and PetSmart explore selling their e-commerce platforms....
2019-06-12 13:16

Global Stocks Follow Wall Street Lower Global stocks dropped after Wall Street indexes broke a weeklong winning streak amid lingering trade tensions and questions over the direction of Federal Reserve policy....
2019-06-12 13:16

USDA Cuts Projections for Corn Production to Four-Year Low After Wet Planting Season A key monthly report by the Agriculture Department confirmed the damage done by heavy rainfall in the Corn Belt, reducing expected corn production to its lowest in four years....
2019-06-12 00:16

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
2019-06-12 00:16

Stocks Slip as Investors Weigh Trade Against Monetary Policy U.S. equity markets ticked slightly lower as investors wavered between fears of rising trade tensions and hopes that policy makers will bolster markets with fresh stimulus measures....
2019-06-12 00:16

Beyond Meat Shares Lose Some Sizzle Some investors appear to be losing their taste for market darling Beyond Meat. The company’s shares, which have soared more than 400% from their IPO price in early May, slid Tuesday....
2019-06-12 00:16

Cboe to Host 2019 Risk Management Conference Europe in September CHICAGO – June 11, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host its 8th annual Cboe® Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe from Monday, 9 September through Wednesday, 11 September,...
2019-06-11 19:48

The inside story: The global financial crisis 2008: While the GFC raged, Euromoney had an inside view as politicians on both sides of the Atlantic tried to save the banking system (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
2019-06-11 18:32

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
2019-06-11 18:32

U.S. Oil, Gas Hit Record Production Levels in 2018 The shale revolution powered U.S. oil and gas production in 2018 to the largest annual increases ever recorded by any country, according to energy giant BP....
2019-06-11 17:32

Copper Rallies on Chinese Infrastructure Hopes Copper prices rose after Beijing announced new measures to stimulate economic activity in the world’s second-largest economy, extending the metal’s gains for a second consecutive session....
2019-06-11 17:32

Stocks to Watch: Shutterfly, Ascena Retail, Azure Power Here are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Tuesday’s session. Check back closer to the market open for an updated list....
2019-06-11 14:32

Beijing Meddles With Hong Kong at Its Own Peril The possibility that residents or visitors could be exposed to the mainland’s opaque judicial system is likely to haunt investors and businesspeople in Hong Kong....
2019-06-11 14:32

The inside story: Decoding the CDO black box 2006: In the approach to the 2008 global financial crisis, Euromoney became concerned about hidden risks and complications in the structured credit markets....
2019-06-11 02:01

Financial markets' inside stories: 50th anniversary special For 50 years Euromoney has provided unique stories on the biggest events in financial markets, and now we can reveal our secret – we were in the room at the time. Here’s how landmark events such as the collapse of LTCM and Lehman Brothers actually pl...
2019-06-11 02:01

Salesforce Will Have to Keep Paying Up It is no Twitter, but Salesforce.com’s largest deal to date also represents the furthest the cloud software company has ventured out of its comfort zone....
2019-06-11 00:32

Bank Stocks Climb on Mexico Tariff Delay Stocks of large commercial lenders rose after the U.S.’s decision to hold off implementing trade tariffs on Mexican imports brightened investors’ economic outlook....
2019-06-11 00:32

Ukraine Plans Euro-Denominated Bond Issue This Week Ukraine is preparing to issue its first international bond under the administration of President Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April amid widespread discontent about corruption in the country, people familiar with the deal ...
2019-06-11 00:32

China's Yuan Weakens Despite the Will of its Central Bank Why has China's central bank let the yuan plunge against the US Dollar since April 2018? Well, China's central bank tried and failed to change the trend. who saw the decline coming? Chart of the Day has the answer....
2019-06-10 22:32

Cboe Plans to Introduce a New Liquidity Provider Protection Feature on Cboe EDGA Equities Exchange CHICAGO – June 10, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to introduce a new Liquidity Provider Protection feature (“LP2”) on its Cboe EDGA Equities Exchange (“ED...
2019-06-10 19:48

Stocks to Watch: Salesforce.com, Insys, United Technologies, and More Salesforce.com, Insys Therapeutics, United Technologies, Barnes & Noble, Dunkin’ Brands, and GameStop are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Monday’s session....
2019-06-10 16:48

U.S. Crude Edges Higher After U.S.-Mexico Deal to Avoid Tariffs Oil prices extended a recent rebound, climbing after the U.S. and Mexico reached an agreement to avoid a potentially devastating trade fight that would have further hurt the outlook for commodity demand....
2019-06-10 16:48

United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Builds Scale for Scale's Sake The proposed merger between United Technologies and Raytheon to create the U.S.’s second-biggest aerospace-and-defense company should be easy for regulators to swallow: There is little overlap between the two. For the same reason, investors should be...
2019-06-10 16:48

Tale of a Bankruptcy Foretold Insys Therapeutics shares fell around 45% on Monday morning after the specialty drug company announced it filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy as it grapples with legal liability stemming from sales of a prescription opioid drug....
2019-06-10 16:48

Exchanges Shy Away From Mini-IPOs After Fraud Concerns Nasdaq Inc. and the New York Stock Exchange are pulling back from a fast-track IPO process for small companies known as Reg A+, following a spate of embarrassing listings....
2019-06-10 16:48

FX: It's co-location, but not as we know it Space constraints in data centres, coupled with cost considerations, have encouraged firms to seek creative solutions to the challenge of getting access to the main liquidity hubs....
2019-06-10 16:48

Sprint and T-Mobile Still Face Their Toughest Hurdle While the FCC and the Justice Department often move in lockstep, the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint might be one of those instances where they don’t....
2019-06-10 12:48

Rewrite of Bank Rules Makes Little Progress, Frustrating Republicans Trump-appointed regulators came into office vowing to pare back Wall Street’s postcrisis rulebook. More than two years into the administration, most of the work remains unfinished, particularly for the biggest banks....
2019-06-10 12:48

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
2019-06-10 12:48

Global Stocks Gain on U.S.-Mexico Deal Global equity markets ticked up on Monday as investors cheered an immigration deal between the U.S. and Mexico, struck late Friday, which lifted the threat of new tariffs....
2019-06-10 10:16

What Does It Mean When Investors Say, 'Sell the Profit'? In Translation: The term refers to selling stocks in the anticipation that corporate earnings growth is about to slow. Some say it is especially relevant now....
2019-06-10 07:48

An ETF Counts on Investors Overreacting Spotlight: Vesper US Large Cap Short-Term Reversal Strategy ETF invests in stocks that have experienced a selloff, but are expected to bounce back quickly....
2019-06-10 07:48

Tough Month Cuts U.S.-Stock Funds' 2019 Gain to 10% In May, all three things that had been boosting stocks in April—positive market outlooks, Treasury yields and optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal, ended. But the damage may be short-lived....
2019-06-10 07:48

Warren Buffett Likes 'Wide Moat' Stocks. Should You? Investors love the idea of investing in companies with the best brands, reputations and competitive advantages. That has a downside, research suggests....
2019-06-10 07:48

Some Investors Had Hunch Yields Were About to Fall Although almost no one saw the nosedive in government bond yields coming, a few were positioned well enough to profit. Some think there is room for yields to fall further....
2019-06-09 18:16

Fed Should Ignore Trump and Study Cuts for Right Reasons At a time when the need for easier money is debatable, it would be natural for monetary policy makers to snub President Trump’s calls for interest-rate cuts to prove their impartiality. But it would be a mistake....
2019-06-09 18:16

Hold the Applause for a Rate Cut When the Federal Reserve cuts rates, it is usually because something bad is happening. Investors, in their joy over the prospect of Fed easing, may have lost sight of that....
2019-06-09 18:16

Bets on Falling Interest Rates Unleash Gold Rally Gold is on its longest winning streak in almost a year and a half, the latest signal that investors are preparing for the Fed to lower interest rates amid signs of a slowdown in economic growth....
2019-06-09 18:16

Bad News on Trade Is Good News for Banks Banks’ revenues from financing cross-border commerce are in the best shape in years, despite President Trump’s threats of Mexican tariffs, stalled progress on a U.S.-China accord and the U.K.’s impending Brexit....
2019-06-09 18:16

Raytheon, United Technologies in Talks to Merge United Technologies and Raytheon are in talks to combine in an all-stock deal that would create a giant in the aerospace and defense industries. Adjusting for the spinoffs, the companies’ combined market value would likely be north of $100 billion....
2019-06-09 10:48

The IPO That Could Reorder The Truck Industry Volkswagen is finally setting its big-truck division free with a separate stock-market listing. The biggest beneficiaries are probably the shareholders of U.S. truck maker Navistar International....
2019-06-08 19:32

Cboe Seeks to Add 'Speed Bump' to Stock Exchange Cboe is proposing to hit the brakes on high-frequency trading by introducing a split-second delay to one of its stock exchanges, according to a new regulatory filing....
2019-06-08 04:16

Germany's DAX: 2 Stunning Charts You Won't See Elsewhere The 30 largest stocks of Europe's biggest economy are "dramatically outperforming the rest of Europe," goes a common opinion today. So, is there anything to worry about?...
2019-06-08 03:16

Deutsche Bank Credit Rating Downgraded by Fitch Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded Deutsche Bank AG’s long-term debt rating, citing the German lender’s low profitability and doubts about its business model....
2019-06-07 23:48

How 2 Degrees of Trend Can Help You ID a Reversal with Breathtaking Accuracy Sometimes comparing similar wave formations at two degrees of trend can show you exactly where a wave is about to reverse. When the relationship is on, it's really on -- as was the case in India's Sensex during a large degree wave 2 correction. Mark ...
2019-06-07 21:48

Bond Yields Extend Drop Toward 2% Muted inflation and slowing job growth has continued to push yields on U.S. Treasurys lower, leading to the possibility that the 10-year rate will dip below 2% for the first time in more than two years....
2019-06-07 20:48

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar wi...
2019-06-07 19:48

Eileen Fisher on How She Learned to Invest Investors need to think beyond returns and invest in companies that not only make money but do good, fashion designer Eileen Fisher tells host Veronica Dagher in the latest installment of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
2019-06-07 19:48

Stocks to Watch: Beyond Meat, Zoom Video, Guess, Domo and More Following quarterly earnings results, Beyond Meat, Zoom Video, Guess, Domo, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, and Pagerduty are among Friday’s stocks to watch....
2019-06-07 17:32

Dollar Weakens in Wake of Jobs Report The dollar fell against a broad range of currencies Friday, after a weak U.S. employment number bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to ease monetary policy sooner....
2019-06-07 17:32

Treasury Yields Fall to Fresh 2019 Lows After Weak Jobs Data U.S. government bond yields fell to fresh 2019 lows after the Labor Department said the economy added fewer jobs in May than economists had expected....
2019-06-07 17:32

Anticipation of a Rate Cut Rises With Jobs Report The tepid jobs report may be just what the stock market needs to keep rallying. Some analysts say signs the labor market is weakening could nudge the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates....
2019-06-07 17:32

Gold Extends Rally After Softer-Than-Expected Jobs Report Gold prices climbed for the eighth consecutive session, nearing their February 10-month peaks after May hiring data missed expectations and stoked further fears of a U.S. economic slowdown....
2019-06-07 17:32

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest signals on U.S.-Mexico trade policy and bets on lower interest rates....
2019-06-07 17:32

Stocks Continue Rally After Jobs Data The Dow industrials rallied more than 300 points after a lackluster May jobs report lifted expectations of an interest-rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
2019-06-07 17:32

A Worrying Jobs Number With Trade Hit Looming May’s employment report wasn’t good, and jobs figures for the previous two months were revised down by a combined 75,000 positions. That puts the Federal Reserve in an uncomfortable bind....
2019-06-07 17:32

FAANG: Update on the "Story of the Year" A government sling-shot is taking aim at corporate technology giants. Plus, investors in the FAANG stocks are not sleeping too well at night. Take a look at this chart......
2019-06-07 16:32

Crude Rises But Growth Concerns Remain Oil prices rose a day after U.S. crude futures fell into a bear market by declining more than 20% from their recent highs amid growing worries over global growth....
2019-06-06 23:00

Stocks Extend Gains on Dovish Central-Bank Signals The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced for a fourth consecutive session, buoyed by supportive commentary from global central banks that helped shore up investor confidence earlier this week....
2019-06-06 23:00

Our Forecast Anticipated the S&P 500 Rally: The "Powell Effect" Came LATER The "Powell Effect" supposedly led to the S&P 500 rally that began on June 4th. Yet a simple timeline shows you the facts about what came first. This Chart of the Day also shows you what a real forecast looks like....
2019-06-06 21:32

Rate Cuts Aren't as Certain as Markets Think Economics Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson was fond of saying that rational people change their mind when the facts change. In the case of interest rates, though, investors have changed their minds a lot, but the facts don’t look much different....
2019-06-06 19:32

Baby Boomer vs. Millennial Investment Smackdown Owning a basket of stocks that caters to young people with growing spending power sounds better than one focused on those heading for retirement, but the price may not be right....
2019-06-06 19:32

China's Tech-Heavy ChiNext Index Falls Into Bear Market A gauge of technology stocks in mainland China has fallen into bear-market territory, amid a broader selloff fueled by trade tensions and strains in the country’s banking system....
2019-06-06 19:32

Why Rare Earths Are a Low-Grade Weapon in Trade Fight Chinese official media is issuing veiled threats that the nation could restrict exports of rare-earth metals, which China dominates and are used in many high-tech and military applications. That could mean higher costs for a while but isn’t quite the...
2019-06-06 19:32

The Odds of Needing Long-Term Care May Be Greater Than You Think Ask Encore: Retirement columnist Glenn Ruffenach also answers questions about how much risk to take with investments in retirement and rules around Social Security spousal benefits....
2019-06-06 19:32

How High Are Corn Prices in China? You Won't Believe Your Ears Prices are near their highest levels in four years, the result of falling domestic production at a time of tense relations with Beijing’s major trading partners....
2019-06-06 19:32

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-06-06 19:32

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
2019-06-06 19:32

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Swoon Saudi Arabia and Russia—the world’s top crude exporters—disagree about how to respond to a free fall in oil prices, and their energy ministers are set to meet in Russia in the coming days to build a consensus ahead of a key OPEC summit....
2019-06-06 19:32

Sir Patrick Sergeant: The man who made Euromoney From the City desk of the Daily Mail to a park bench in New York, via conversations with the pioneers of the Eurobond market, Euromoney was the vision of its founder Sir Patrick Sergeant. He managed to create what is now a billion-pound business empi...
2019-06-06 12:16

Near Term Opportunities via Long Term Crude Oil Charts From August 2018 thru June 2019, crude oil prices saw multiple turns and trends in both directions. See exactly how Global Market Perspective kept subscribers a step ahead and prepared for the opportunities....
2019-06-06 02:16

Cboe Global Markets Reports May 2019 Trading Volume CHICAGO – June 5, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported May monthly trading volume....
2019-06-06 00:48

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
2019-06-05 23:48

College Row, Fifth Avenue Should Brace for Fewer Chinese Visitors China’s legions of globe-trotting tourists have been a handy economic weapon. This may not work as well against the U.S. but could nonetheless cause damage to certain sectors....
2019-06-05 20:48

Copper Prices Fall, Pressured by Global Growth Concerns Copper for June delivery was recently down 1.6% at $2.6265 a pound on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, near its lowest level since early January....
2019-06-05 20:48

Banks Shrug Off Recent Oil-Price Drop to Predict Gains Investment banks largely stuck to their forecasts that oil prices will rise in 2019’s final two quarters, predicting supply risks will make up for sharp selloffs in recent weeks....
2019-06-05 19:00

Stocks Lure Buyers, but Bond Rally Flashes a Warning One comfort investors have found in the markets’ tumult over the past month: Stocks are at their cheapest valuations in months. However, bond markets are signaling that the economy is expected to slow....
2019-06-05 19:00

Will China's Tech Titans Be Heavyweights or Overweights? China needs new technology champions to keep growing rapidly—and its push to create them is at the heart of the conflict with the Trump administration over Huawei. Problems at home, however, could be just as big a threat....
2019-06-05 19:00

ETF 'Heartbeats' Show Influence of Indexes A popular BlackRock ETF that tracks companies with healthy balance sheets shed $1.5 billion on a single day last week as benchmarks created by MSCI were undergoing their semiannual rebalancing....
2019-06-05 19:00

Boaz Weinstein Sues BlackRock Alleging Governance Failings Hedge fund Saba Capital Management has sued BlackRock, arguing the world’s largest asset manager has moved to block outsiders from gaining board seats at three of its funds and effecting change....
2019-06-05 19:00

Treasurys Hold On to Gains After Mixed Economic Data U.S. government bond prices ticked higher after a mixed batch of economic data. Yields edged lower after a report showed the nonfarm private sector added just 27,000 jobs in May....
2019-06-05 19:00

Farmer's Almanac Can't Help Agribusiness American farmers are forced to run sophisticated models to determine whether they should plant crops. This year, it is a high stakes game with corporate earnings hanging in the balance....
2019-06-05 19:00

Stocks Extend Their Rally U.S. stocks rose, extending gains from Tuesday that were triggered by indications that the Federal Reserve might cut interest rates to boost the economy....
2019-06-05 19:00

Oil on Track for Bear Market Due to Global-Growth Fears Oil prices were on track to sink into a bear market on Wednesday, falling more than 20% below their April peaks, as the global-growth worries gripping financial markets were compounded by fears of a supply glut....
2019-06-05 19:00

New SEC Rule Heightens Broker Responsibilities to Investors Stockbrokers will be required to act in the best interest of investors and disclose more about conflicts of interest that can skew advice under a regulation approved Wednesday....
2019-06-05 19:00

End of a Trend… Then a 93% Plunge Elliott wave analysis is successfully applied to all equity markets around the globe. Learn how one of our global Elliott wave experts warned subscribers of "an impending change of direction" for a stock market sector that eventually plunged 93%......
2019-06-05 18:00

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can turn a profit....
2019-06-05 04:32

SEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million Token Sale Canadian social-media company Kik Interactive became the most prominent business targeted by U.S. regulators for illegally raising capital by selling its own cryptocurrency....
2019-06-05 04:32

SoFi Loses Three Top Executives Three top executives of Social Finance Inc. are leaving the financial-tech startup in the coming weeks, adding to the challenges the company faces as it moves through a tough environment for online lenders....
2019-06-05 04:32

Deutsche Bank U.S. Operations Chief to Leave Bank Deutsche Bank AG’s chief operating officer for the Americas, Kate Clifford, has quit after a little more than a year in the role, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-05 04:32

U.S. Government Bonds Pull Back U.S. government bond prices fell, as investors reassessed the balance of risks to the economy after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said policy makers “will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion.”...
2019-06-05 04:32

Star Manager Woodford Halts Fund's Redemptions U.K. money manager Neil Woodford suspended redemptions from his main fund, drawing fresh attention to the dilemma for investment firms that promise investors they can quickly cash out of funds with hard-to-sell assets....
2019-06-05 04:32

Oil Closes Higher After Dipping Into Bear-Market Territory Oil prices dipped into bear-market territory before recovering, as economic data have come in weaker than expected and trade tensions between the U.S. and China continue....
2019-06-05 04:32

Dollar Edges Lower After Powell Remarks The dollar edged lower Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank was monitoring trade developments and would respond as necessary....
2019-06-05 04:32

Gold Prices Climb on Fed Remarks Gold prices edged higher as stocks rallied amid growing expectations that the Federal Reserve is willing to cut rates in response to escalating economic uncertainty....
2019-06-05 04:32

What Chocolate Shortage? Cocoa Steadies as Record Projected The world appears to have averted a chocolate shortage, upending the rally that made cocoa the best-performing commodity last year. Cocoa prices are relatively unchanged since the start of 2019....
2019-06-05 04:32

Elliott Wave Tips of the "Trade" What's the number one rule governing whether a market's price chart presents a high-probability opportunity -- or failure? If you don't know the answer, it's time for a refresher Elliott wave crash course! Our FREE video lesson takes you back to the ...
2019-06-04 20:16

Marriott Stock Soars DESPITE the Biggest Cyberattack in History? There was every reason for investors to “check out” of hotel giant Marriott, as a flood of bad news arrived in February. But now see and hear why there was a good reason to “stay.”...
2019-06-04 20:16

Deutsche Bank Funding Costs Subdued Despite Share-Price Slide The lender’s shares fell to a record low Monday, yet debt investors aren’t panicking and a key measure of the German bank’s funding costs has improved in the past week....
2019-06-04 17:01

Big Tech's Weird Day of Reckoning It is easy to see why such reports of investigations into companies spook investors, especially given Big Tech’s unpopularity on both sides of the political aisle....
2019-06-04 17:01

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these challenges have regularly bought on the ensuing dips. In the near-term at least, that is unlikely to chang...
2019-06-04 17:01

Trump's Brexit Strategy Is Anathema to Sterling There was plenty of pomp at Buckingham Palace when Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth II but Her Majesty’s currency has a message for the U.S. president: His advice on dealing with Europe is profoundly unwelcome to holders of sterling....
2019-06-04 17:01

W Hotel Creator Evokes Childhood With New Lodging Brand Real-estate investor Barry Sternlicht is known for hotels featuring sleek designs, sophisticated cocktail lounges and opulent furnishings. His latest creation is meant to remind guests of their childhood....
2019-06-04 17:01

Broker Rule to Require Bias Disclosures; Effect on Pay Practices Unclear Investors will soon learn more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a new SEC regulatory action. Less clear is whether it would disrupt how brokers are paid....
2019-06-04 17:01

U.S. Stocks Regain Ground After Tech Selloff Major indexes rose, stabilizing with many investors projecting the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates in response to escalating tariffs and economic uncertainty....
2019-06-04 17:01

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it is extremely difficult to check their assertions....
2019-06-04 12:16

Sideways: Buffett and Icahn – old dogs stick to old tricks Veteran investor Carl Icahn has filed a lawsuit accusing Occidental Petroleum chief executive Vicki Hollub of being played by Warren Buffett in accepting aggressive terms for a $10 billion financing from Berkshire Hathaway to complete an agreed bid o...
2019-06-04 12:16

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up their preparations for a looming interest-rate shift....
2019-06-04 01:48

Local Can Be Lucrative in a Bear Market In a bull market, investment and business opportunities seem to be everywhere, to the point they're almost hard to miss. Bear markets, on the other hand, are more challenging. Even so, the opportunities are there -- if you know where to look....
2019-06-03 22:16

What to Make of Manufacturing's Malaise Why should investors care about what manufacturers think? Unfortunately, this isn’t merely a rhetorical question—not with U.S. manufacturers feeling increasingly dour....
2019-06-03 21:48

Crypto Promoter Wins Bidding War For Lunch With Warren Buffett Blockchain entrepreneur and cryptocurrency promoter Justin Sun won the charity auction to have lunch with billionaire investor and bitcoin skeptic Warren Buffett....
2019-06-03 21:48

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback against many major currencies fell....
2019-06-03 21:48

Gold Hits Three-Month High on Trade Tension Gold prices climbed to the highest level in more than three months on Monday, lifted by ongoing trade tensions and concerns about the global economy....
2019-06-03 18:48

U.S. Government Bonds Extend Gains U.S. government bond prices climbed, extending their recent rally as investors remained nervous about the Trump administration’s tariff policies and signs of a slowing global economy....
2019-06-03 18:48

U.S. Airlines' Secret Sauce Isn't Easy to Export U.S. airlines engineered a turnaround by merging with one another and redesigning their networks, but investors hoping these lessons can be applied elsewhere may end up disappointed....
2019-06-03 15:16

Ernst & Young Quits as Auditor for Chinese Bank The firm’s resignation adds to concerns about the health of the China’s regional banks following a government takeover of a troubled small bank last month....
2019-06-03 15:16

U.K. Investigates Allegation Citigroup Employee Leaked Deal Information The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority is investigating allegations that a Citigroup employee leaked insider information about major deals to a stock trader before they became public....
2019-06-03 15:16

Stocks, Bond Yields Start the Week With Fresh Declines Global markets dropped along with bond yields as investors continued to digest the impact of President Trump’s threat to introduce fresh tariffs on imports from Mexico....
2019-06-03 12:00

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
2019-06-03 12:00

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone Group is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 billion, including debt, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever....
2019-06-03 02:16

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
2019-06-02 23:16

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
2019-06-02 23:16

In Silver's Slide, Another Sign of Global-Growth Worries The price of silver has fallen to its lowest level relative to gold in more than 26 years, a sign of slowing global growth to analysts who use the relationship between the two metals to gauge momentum in the global economy....
2019-06-02 23:16

Phantom Yields Boost JPMorgan EMBI Indexes JPMorgan Chase’s widely tracked emerging-market bond indexes have overstated yields for the past 18 months, boosting their allure to investors hungry for alternatives to low-yielding developed-country debt....
2019-06-01 13:16

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is advocating a return of banking through the post office....
2019-06-01 13:16

Gold Hits Highest Point Since Early April Gold prices surged Friday, advancing to their highest level since early April with fears about a slowing economy pushing some investors toward safer assets and the dollar declining....
2019-06-01 00:00

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
2019-06-01 00:00

Government Bond Yields Fall To New Multiyear Lows Investors around the world flocked to the safety of government bonds, dragging yields to 20-month lows after a Trump administration plan to raise tariffs on Mexico boosted concerns that trade tensions would curtail global growth....
2019-06-01 00:00

Mexican Peso Tumbles Against the Dollar Investors dumped the Mexican peso and piled into haven assets Friday, as President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico rattled global markets....
2019-06-01 00:00

How to Find Opportunity in a Fragmented Europe EWI Head of Global Research Murray Gunn wraps up his recent 8-part series on the recent E.U. elections. Murray is based in London, where he has a ring-side seat for Europe's hot-button issues from a social-mood perspective....
2019-06-01 00:00

TEST Many investors believe the stock market stage is set for an explosion -- to the upside. At the same time, this indicator has been "collapsing" while another key indicator has been "tepid at best." Here are the details......
2019-05-31 18:48

Post-Election Wrap-Up: A Decisive Moment for Europe EWI Head of Global Research Murray Gunn wraps up his recent 8-part series on the recent E.U. elections. Murray is based in London, where he has a ring-side seat for Europe's hot-button issues from a social-mood perspective....
2019-05-31 18:32

Another "Trade Small, Win Often" Student Speaks Paul Hotke owns his own CPA business and trades part-time to supplement his income. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See what he has to say about Dick Diamond's 80/20 method and the course....
2019-05-31 18:32

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
2019-05-31 17:48

Mexico-Linked Stocks Hit by Trump Tariffs Investors punished shares of companies with exposure to Mexico after President Trump said the U.S. would impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports....
2019-05-31 17:48

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the outlook for global demand....
2019-05-31 13:16

DowDuPont Started Spin Cycle at Wrong Time DowDuPont was trying to make things simple. The chemical giant is close to completing a complicated series of corporate combinations and disposals meant to boost shareholder value....
2019-05-31 13:16

Wow Did We Get a Lot of Questions About the Roth 401(k) Most workers now have to do their own retirement savings, and they face head-spinning choices involving IRAs, 401(k)s and Roth options. Here’s help deciding among them....
2019-05-31 13:16

Buried in Student Debt? Here's How to Play Catch-Up A combination of factors—the shadow of the 2007-09 recession, mounting student debt and a changing job market—are hindering millennials’ financial progress. In response to readers’ requests, here is a three-part guide....
2019-05-31 11:32

The Food Giants Are Coming for Beyond Meat The newly public veggie-burger company is getting all the attention, but plenty of established players are poised to profit from the meatless revolution....
2019-05-31 11:32

China's Economic Troubles Come Into Sharper Focus The first four months of 2019 sent out a lot of false signals about China’s economy, leading many investors to conclude things were better than they really were. May is bringing a dose of reality, and it’s not pretty....
2019-05-31 10:48

Global Stocks and Bond Yields Drop on Mexico Tariff Concerns Stocks and bond yields lost ground Friday after President Trump threatened to impose escalating tariffs on Mexico, exacerbating concerns about global growth in an already edgy market....
2019-05-31 10:48

Melco's Gamble Down Under Could Pay Off Melco, which will buy a 19.99% stake in Australia’s Crown Resorts, would benefit from the diversification as gambling revenue in Macau slows, and is well-placed to deal with Chinese regulators....
2019-05-31 10:48

Dollar Falls, Snapping Three-Day Winning Streak The WSJ Dollar Index, which measures the U.S. currency against a basket of 16 others, declined 0.1% to 91.18. The Federal Reserve vice chairman had said interest-rate cuts could be considered if there is risk of a sharper slowdown....
2019-05-31 07:00

U.S. / China Trade: Why the Media's Favorite Market "Catalyst" Misleads The financial press is filled with stories that link the status of U.S. / China trade talks with the stock market's action. Just a little research will show you why linking the two is misleading......
2019-05-31 00:00

Low Yields Might Mean This Is as Good as It Gets Current bond-yield concerns look similar to 2016. But now there is also a realization that central banks might not be able to spark growth and inflation, and that a stubborn shift lower is the new way of the world....
2019-05-30 23:00

Careful What You Wish for From the Fed The odds of a Federal Reserve rate cut this year are seen above 80%, but it is rare to see a cut without concrete signs of market turmoil or a slowdown—something that investors shouldn’t welcome....
2019-05-30 19:48

Fed's Quarles: Regulatory Tools Better Suited Than Interest Rates to Promote Financial Stability The Federal Reserve’s point man on bank regulation said Thursday that interest rates should be used to achieve the central bank’s inflation and employment goals rather than to address concerns about financial stability....
2019-05-30 19:48

Saudi Energy Conundrum Deepens With Gas Deal Saudi Arabia has finally found a deal that makes sense. After forays into Uber and WeWork, state-controlled oil giant Saudi Aramco has lined up a deal to buy liquefied natural gas from U.S. utility Sempra Energy....
2019-05-30 17:32

Rolex Retailer Sets Its Watch in the West Slack sales in Hong Kong make it an odd time for a luxury watch retailer to go public, but Watches of Switzerland is finding favor by focusing on the less well-served U.S. market....
2019-05-30 17:32

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology startups and the venture-capital firms that fund them....
2019-05-30 17:32

Korea's Battered Stocks Are Cheap for Good Reasons Korean stocks erased their gains for the year this week and are trading at their cheapest level in around a decade on some metrics. Unfortunately for bargain-hunters, they are cheap for a series of very good reasons....
2019-05-30 17:32

Copper Continues to Pull Back Copper prices fell, dropping for the seventh time in nine sessions, as worries about a global-growth slowdown continued to hurt the industrial metal....
2019-05-30 17:32

Judge Dismisses VIX Manipulation Litigation Against Cboe A federal judge dismissed a case against Cboe Global Markets that accused the exchange-operator of benefiting from manipulation of products based on the widely watched Cboe Volatility Index....
2019-05-30 17:32

Short Seller Accuses Chinese Sportswear Company of Improper Accounting A U.S. short seller took aim at China’s most valuable sportswear company, accusing it of improper accounting and triggering a steep fall in its shares....
2019-05-30 17:32

European Stocks, U.S. Futures Rise After Days of Falls European stocks shrugged off a downbeat session in Asia to rise, as U.S. Treasury yields gained, after days of falling share prices amid fears of a prolonged U.S.-China trade dispute and its effects on the global economy....
2019-05-30 12:48

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Billing-Services Firm Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system is selling a majority stake in its billing-software company to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal that people familiar with the matter valued at roughly $1.2 billion....
2019-05-30 09:16

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Excha...
2019-05-30 01:00

EBRI Q1 2019 results: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Laos top list of most-improved investor locations since 2013 The Euromoney Belt and Road Index (EBRI) reveals the Middle East leapfrogging Africa, with its economic and investor climate improving for the first time....
2019-05-29 22:48

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Further Amid Trade Jitters Stocks, bond yields and commodities around the world declined again, as worries about slowing economic growth spurred a fresh retreat from riskier investments....
2019-05-29 21:32

Blackstone Starts Selling Out of Home-Rental Empire The private-equity firm late Tuesday sold more than $1 billion of shares of Invitation Homes, the giant single-family home landlord it launched following the financial crisis....
2019-05-29 21:16

U.S. Treasurys Gain as Growth Concerns Deepen Yields on U.S. government bonds fell to fresh lows as a deepening rift between the U.S. and China over trade is leading global investors to seek safe assets....
2019-05-29 18:48

Naspers Listing Looks to Unlock Value in $122 Billion Tencent Stake Africa’s most valuable company said it will move forward with plans to list its massive internet assets in Amsterdam, a bid to reduce the discount its shares trade at relative to the value of its $122 billion stake in Tencent....
2019-05-29 16:32

Oil Prices Sink as Trade Tensions Limit Investors' Appetite for Risk Oil prices fell as investors’ risk appetite was hampered by trade tensions that could limit demand. Crude tracked losses in global markets after the U.S. and China dispute appeared to move further from resolution....
2019-05-29 16:32

Bank Stocks Hurt by More Than Falling Rates Bank stocks soared ahead of the S&P 500 early in the year, but recent worries that trade tensions will hit the economy have dented shares of lenders in several ways....
2019-05-29 16:32

Prospect of Tighter Money at the ECB Increases Negotiations for top European Union jobs, including for the leadership of the European Central Bank, point to higher chances of a hawkish tilt in central-bank policy....
2019-05-29 16:32

Are Stocks as Expensive as Shiller's Measure Says? A widely cited stock-market-valuation measure popularized by Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller looks different because of losses companies experienced following the 2008 financial crisis....
2019-05-29 12:48

Rising U.S. Stockpiles Are Latest Trigger for Oil-Price Swings U.S. crude stockpiles are climbing at their quickest pace since 2016, fueling fresh volatility in the oil market as fears of excess supply gather momentum....
2019-05-29 12:16

Global Bond Yields Fall Near Multiyear Lows Investors around the world pushed government bond yields near multiyear lows Tuesday, reflecting growing concern that global economic growth is slowing....
2019-05-29 12:16

Australia's Wobbly Growth Streak Has Some Seeing Easy Money on the Way Australia’s bond yields have hit record lows, part of a global swoon, as investors wager it could be the next rich economy forced to adopt unorthodox monetary policy....
2019-05-29 12:16

Real Winners From Trump's Tariffs Are China's Neighbors Preliminary evidence suggests that extra U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods are a cost to both countries while rewarding the likes of South Korea and Taiwan...
2019-05-29 12:16

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
2019-05-29 12:16

Country risk: Analysts refuse to panic over Colombia’s risks Mounting fiscal challenges are pushing the government to soften the fiscal rule and consider privatization, which risk fuelling a leftist surge, but Colombia still rates investment grade....
2019-05-29 03:00

Social Media, Social Mood and the Coming Chorus of "More Harm Than Good!" Because tech stocks remain a focal point of public enthusiasm, the sector continues to provide valuable clues about society's progress from optimism to pessimism. This European Financial Forecast excerpt explains what this enthusiasm means for stocks...
2019-05-29 00:16

Stocks: The Most Important Indicator (Other Than Price) Elliott wave analysts keep a constant eye on the market's price pattern. Yet, which indicator ranks #2 in importance? EWI's president reveals the answer. Plus, see a chart which shows what's going on with this indicator now......
2019-05-29 00:16

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring in more investors from the region....
2019-05-28 16:48

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its bottom line....
2019-05-28 16:48

Low-Volatility and 'Buffer' ETFs Draw Billions Amid Jitters Over Market Swings With every bout of stock-market volatility, nervous investors start buying products meant to protect them in a downturn. Two increasingly popular strategies are exchange-traded funds that try to pick the least volatile stocks, and buffer funds, which...
2019-05-28 16:48

Fireworks for Retail Stocks Are a Dose of Reality The gap between winners and losers in retail is becoming clearer, but some investors have been caught out making wrong-way bets this quarter, leading to massive volatility....
2019-05-28 16:48

Prepare for a Summer Showdown Between Trump and Tokyo President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared a convivial atmosphere over the weekend, but tensions over agricultural trade are expected to unfold this summer....
2019-05-28 16:48

Global Payments, Total System to Combine in $21.5 Billion Deal Global Payments and Total System Services agreed to combine in an all-stock transaction valued at roughly $21.5 billion, the latest in a string of deals involving large financial technology firms....
2019-05-28 16:48

Stocks to Watch: Fiat Chrysler, Boeing, Total System, Facebook Fiat Chrysler, Boeing, Total System Services, Facebook, Anaplan, Centene and Novartis are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively Tuesday....
2019-05-28 16:48

Euroskeptics Are Less Skeptical, and Investors Should Be Too Europeans, like Americans, are disillusioned with mainstream politics. But investors should also heed a more encouraging trend: The eurozone’s populists no longer want to ditch the euro....
2019-05-28 16:48

Oil Extends Rebound as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices climbed, extending a Friday rebound following a long weekend for Memorial Day, with analysts weighing data showing a drop in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. and escalating U.S.-Iran tensions....
2019-05-28 16:48

Brazil growth: Of lost years, lost decades Frustration is building quickly in Brazil. What was supposed to be the beginning of a credit cycle – and a structural improvement in long-term economic growth – is becoming just another false dawn....
2019-05-28 16:16

Global Stocks Post Small Rises Stocks rose slightly as U.S. and U.K. investors returned to their desks and weighed developments over the weekend including European elections and continuing concerns about U.S.-China trade....
2019-05-28 10:48

Deutsche Bank Investment-Banking Chief Ritchie Could Depart as 'Tough Cutbacks' Look Set to Bite Deutsche Bank executives have discussed the potential departure of investment-banking chief Garth Ritchie, who has come under fire from investors for dismal results....
2019-05-28 03:48

Risky Municipal Bonds Are on a Hot Streak Investors seeking yield are piling into the riskiest corner of the municipal bond market at a pace not seen in decades. They have poured $8 billion into funds that deal in high-yield muni bonds—or junk munis—this year....
2019-05-27 16:48

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
2019-05-27 16:48

Stocks Rise in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
2019-05-27 16:48

Some Luxury Brands Look Frayed Second-Hand Websites that sell second-hand handbags and watches offer a quick read on which brands hold their value over time—and investors in luxury stocks should take note....
2019-05-27 16:48

Fiat Chrysler, Renault Are on the Right Road Big personalities get in the way of big merger agreements. A tie-up between Fiat Chrysler and Renault has a better chance of succeeding than most such proposals because both companies have lost larger-than-life bosses over the past year....
2019-05-27 16:48

Investors Try Stock Picking as Volatility Rises Sharp equity swings have caught the attention of some individual investors who believe the market has reached a point where picking the right individual stocks matters more than throwing money into index-tracking funds....
2019-05-26 12:16

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other financial services....
2019-05-25 12:48

First American Financial Exposed Customers' Data Real estate title insurance company First American Financial said it learned of a design defect on Friday in one of its production applications that exposed customer data....
2019-05-25 08:32

Loeb's Hedge Fund Wants Centene to Consider Selling Itself Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion to purchase WellCare Health Plans....
2019-05-24 21:48

Happy Trails to Almaty? Tyson Foods is reportedly considering building a beef plant in Kazakhstan specifically to supply China, a huge export market. The move might make sense, particularly given Chinese tariffs on U.S. beef....
2019-05-24 21:48

Investors Helped Build Tesla. They Could Undo It, Too. Producing a mass-market car takes cash, which is harder to find when sentiment turns and the stock falls, as it did sharply this week. Elon Musk’s company burned through $900 million in the first quarter. It says it expects to stop consuming cash soo...
2019-05-24 21:48

Gold: A Lesson from Mom and Pop Keep an eye on mom and pop gold investors. A little over a year ago, they were gung-ho on gold -- just as the price of the precious metal took a dip. Here in 2019, we peak in on mom and pop and see what they've been up to recently....
2019-05-24 21:32

Student Review: “Trade Small, Win Often” (Watch) Thomas Lasco is a retired professional pilot. He trades full-time. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See what he has to say about Dick Diamond's 80/20 method and the course....
2019-05-24 21:32

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 8 This is Part 8 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a...
2019-05-24 21:32

The Before and After of the Big Move in 10-year Treasury Notes Who was prepared for the big bullish move in Treasury Notes on May 22-23 ... before it happened? See the answer for yourself onscreen right now, in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-24 21:32

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the past two years, the move likely won’t mean much in the long run....
2019-05-24 18:32

Stocks to Watch: HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intuit, Target, Ross Stores Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session include HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intuit, Target, Ross Stores, Autodesk and Splunk....
2019-05-24 18:32

Tailored approach to circuit breakers ‘hampering demand’ for exchange-based FX trading The lack of a unified approach to circuit breakers in the FX market is said to be reinforcing loyalty to OTC trading and stifling enthusiasm for exchange-based activity, despite the protections such mechanisms can offer....
2019-05-24 15:16

Gas Lines Are Gone, Replaced by Complacence The whole notion of oil shortages caused by events halfway around the world is starting to seem quaint in an era of surging American shale production and relative geopolitical calm. That leaves the market exposed to a real supply shock....
2019-05-24 12:32

Global Stocks Rise After Selloff Global stocks recovered some of their poise after a big move away from riskier assets and into the safety of government bonds on Thursday saw Treasury yields hit their lowest levels since late 2017....
2019-05-24 12:32

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
2019-05-24 12:32

Crude Falls Hard: The Set-up You Need To See On May 21, with crude trading near $63 a barrel, our Energy Pro Service posted a subscribers update showing that oil was poised for an explosive move... down....
2019-05-24 02:16

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
2019-05-24 01:48

Blackstone, Prologis Separately Bid for U.S. Arm of GLP Blackstone Group and Prologis are vying to buy the U.S. arm of Singapore’s GLP in a deal that could be worth more than $20 billion and create an industrial-warehouse giant....
2019-05-24 01:48

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends stole more than $1 billion in exchange-traded funds....
2019-05-24 01:48

Oil Prices Post Sharpest Nosedive of 2019 Oil futures had their biggest percentage drop of 2019 and closed at a two-and-a-half-month low, amid building U.S. inventories and continuing concerns about global trade....
2019-05-24 01:48

Oil Notches Biggest Plunge of 2019 as Demand Concerns Mount Oil futures dropped sharply amid building U.S. inventories and concerns around global trade. West Texas Intermediate and Brent futures posted their sharpest daily drops so far in 2019....
2019-05-24 01:48

Fed's Kaplan Says He Is 'Agnostic' About Whether Next Rate Move Is Up or Down Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said Thursday he is concerned about the potential for trade-related uncertainty to exert a drag on U.S. economic growth but said he is comfortable leaving interest rates unchanged for now....
2019-05-24 01:48

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of IRAs....
2019-05-24 01:48

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Level Since 2017 Amid Worries on Growth, Trade The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to its lowest level since 2017, dragged down by growing investor concerns that trade tensions between the U.S. and China could last longer and strain growth more than previously thought....
2019-05-24 01:48

Investors Slowly Wake Up to Fears of a New Cold War The U.S.-China trade conflict might be a repeat of a pattern that is all-too common in markets when it comes to geopolitical risks: ignore them, then panic....
2019-05-24 01:48

Broker Sales Practices to Face Limits Stockbrokers will soon have to disclose more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a government plan favored by Wall Street....
2019-05-24 01:48

Endeavor Group, Owner of UFC and Miss Universe Pageant, Files for IPO The company that owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Miss Universe pageant and Hollywood’s largest talent agency filed for an initial public offering on the NYSE....
2019-05-24 01:48

April Lows, May Highs in Treasuries: What's Next? Dana Weeks talks to EWI Analyst Jordan Kotick about the April low in Treasuries, how to follow the yield curve, and exactly which Treasury instrument he's got his eye on now....
2019-05-23 23:32

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lend Mexico’s oil company $8 billion after investors show no interest in non-deal roadshow – and that’s the least of the firm’s problems....
2019-05-23 21:32

NYSE Cuts Fees to Court Biotech Listings Away From Nasdaq The New York Stock Exchange is making a bid to lure biotech IPOs that usually go to Nasdaq, the latest sign of an intensifying rivalry between the exchanges....
2019-05-23 16:48

Hedge Fund Titan David Tepper Plans to Return Investors' Money Hedge-fund manager David Tepper plans to turn Appaloosa LP into a family office managing his personal wealth as he spends more time focused on running the Carolina Panthers football team....
2019-05-23 16:48

Despite Markets' Jitters Over Trade, Signs of Longer-Term Fear Are Few Many consumers and money managers have indicated they remain upbeat about the future, despite concerns about the trade impasse between the U.S. and China crimping global growth....
2019-05-23 16:48

Copper Slides on Heightened Growth Worries Copper prices slid for the fifth consecutive session, dropping alongside stocks and other risk assets following fresh data pointing to a slowdown in global economic activity....
2019-05-23 16:48

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell more than 300 points after the latest flare-up in trade tensions battered shares of tech companies and sent investors seeking the safety of Treasurys....
2019-05-23 16:48

Cboe Europe Signs GAIN Capital as New Index Customer LONDON – 23 May 2019 – Cboe Europe, the region’s largest equities exchange operator and a division of Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), today announced that GAIN Capital (NYSE: GCAP), a leading global provider of online trading services, has si...
2019-05-23 15:32

Deutsche Bank CEO Signals More Cuts to Investment Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing signaled the lender will shrink its investment bank as it struggles to stabilize the business and regain support from investors who have pushed its shares to record lows....
2019-05-23 12:16

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecutive year that CBOE experienced record trading volu...
2019-05-23 02:16

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which...
2019-05-23 02:16

LIME BROKERAGE TO ACQUIRE MINORITY INTEREST IN CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE, LLC ##GlossaryLink value='1'##NEW YORK and CHICAGO - January 8, 2008 - CBSX and Lime Brokerage announced today that Lime has acquired a minority interest in the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). ....
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES RECORD DAY OF TRADING ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 CHICAGO - January 24, 2008 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that the exchange experienced the busiest day in its 10-month history as reported volume totaled 24,351,356 shares ...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD RESULTS FOR 2007; FOURTH QUARTER MARKS EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT REVENUE AND EARNINGS GROWTH CHICAGO, January 30, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 of $24.3 million, a 76 percent increase compared with $13.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2006. Total revenues for the q...
2019-05-23 02:16

JANUARY IS BUSIEST MONTH IN CBOE HISTORY; CHICAGO, February 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that trading volume during January rose 81% to 110,831,088 contracts, up from January 2007's volume of 61,319,060 contracts. January 2008 was ......
2019-05-23 02:16

CFE's January Volume Rises 105% Over Year-Ago; Monthly Volume in VIX Futures Increases 91% CHICAGO, February 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that trading volume during January 2008 totaled 96,743 contracts, an increase of 105% over January 2007's volume of 47,121 contracts. January's average daily volume was ...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME INCREASES 28% TO 78.7 MILLION; ETF VOLUME INCREASES 72% CHICAGO, March 3, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that February volume totaled 78.7 million contracts, an increase of 28.4% over February 2007's volume of 61.3 million contracts. Average daily volume for the month was...
2019-05-23 02:16

CFE's February Volume Rises 73% Over Year-Ago; Monthly Volume in VIX Futures Increases 68% CHICAGO, March 4, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that trading volume during February 2008 totaled 80,948 contracts, an increase of 73% over February 2007's volume of 46,802 contracts. February's average daily volume was 4...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION; NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 5, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced today that the exchange has successfully completed its first year of operation. ......
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE APPOINTS BENJAMIN LONDERGAN, JONATHAN WERTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHICAGO, March 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Benjamin Londergan, Chief Executive Officer of Group One Trading, L.P. (Group One), and Jonathan Werts, Managing Director of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE, CFE and CBSX Trading Schedule for Good Friday Holiday CHICAGO, March 11, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of Good Friday. ......
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE TO BEGIN PUBLISHING NEW CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) TERM STRUCTURE DATA CHICAGO, March 28, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that beginning on Monday, March 31, 2008, the Exchange will be publishing CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Term Structure data.The information will be disseminated through...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange vol...
2019-05-23 02:16

CFE's MARCH VOLUME UP 86% OVER YEAR AGO; Volume in VIX Futures Rises 82% Over 2007 CHICAGO, April 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that trading volume during March 2008 totaled 108,812 contracts, an average daily volume of 5,441 contracts. This was an increase of 86% over March 2007 and 34% over Febru...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE FILES FOR APPROVAL OF BINARY OPTIONS ON BROAD-BASED INDEXES: Binaries on S&P 500 Index (SPX) to Be Among First Listed ##GlossaryLink value='1'##CHICAGO, April 8, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it has submitted a rule filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to begin trading binary options on broad-based indexes. ......
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR FIRST QUARTER CHICAGO, April 21, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and earnings for the three-month period ending March 31, 2008. This marked the ninth consecutive quarter of year-over-year, double-digit gains for CBOE...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volum...
2019-05-23 02:16

CFE'S APRIL VOLUME UP 148% OVER YEAR-AGO; Growth Paced By Strong Trading In VIX Futures CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that trading volume during April 2008 totaled 103,438 contracts, an increase of 148% over the April 2007 volume of 41,644 contracts.Average daily volume during April was 4,7...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE NAMED U.S. OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR, INNOVATOR IN ETFS CHICAGO, May 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, in mid-April received two prestigious awards for leadership in product innovation.Additionally, a third award wa...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE SEALS EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH 3D MARKETS FOR BENCHMARK-PRICED TRADES WITH "GWAP" OPTIONS PRICING CHICAGO, May 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, today announced it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with 3D Markets Inc., a block options crossing n...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE INTRODUCES NEW IMPLIED CORRELATION INDEX BASED ON THE S&P 500 INDEX; Plans to Develop Realized Correlation Products; Add New Analytical Tools to Award-Winning Website CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that beginning on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, the Exchange will begin publishing data associated with a new volatility-related benchmark index, the CBOE S&P 500 Implied Co...
2019-05-23 02:16

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME ROSE 54% IN MAY; Year-To-Date Trading Volume Is 85% Ahead Of Last Year CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that average daily volume during the month of May was 5,679 contracts, a rise of 54% over the 3,682 contracts per day during May 2007.Total trading volume at CFE during May...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange ...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE TO BEGIN TRADING BINARY OPTIONS ON S&P 500® INDEX (SPXSM) AND CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX® (VIX®) CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced plans to begin trading binary options contracts on the S&P 500 Index (SPX) and on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX). The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved ...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE TO LIST OPTIONS ON SPDR® GOLD TRUST (GLD) ON TUESDAY, JUNE 3 CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will list options on the SPDR Gold Trust (CBOE ticker symbol: GLD) beginning Tuesday, June 3.The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved CBOE's filing...
2019-05-23 02:16

BLACKHAWKS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE ENTER CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP; CBOE To Be Exclusive "Presenting Sponsor" CHICAGO, June 7, 2008 - The Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced a multi-year agreement establishing CBOE as the "presenting sponsor" of the Chicago Blackhawks. ......
2019-05-23 02:16

CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) AND KOREA EXCHANGE (KRX) SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CHICAGO, June 9, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Korea Exchange (KRX) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") which will establish a collaborative business relationship between the two exch...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE SEAT SELLS FOR NEW HIGH OF $3.2 MILLION CHICAGO, June 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that a CBOE seat, or membership, traded for a new all-time high of $3,200,000 earlier today.Today's new record surpassed the previous high price of $3,150,000 for a CBOE sea...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE SEAT SELLS FOR NEW HIGH OF $3.3 MILLION; SECOND CONSECUTIVE DAY OF RECORD MEMBERSHIP PRICES CHICAGO, June 18, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that a CBOE seat, or membership, traded for a new all-time high of $3,300,000 earlier today.Today's record surpassed yesterday's record membership price of $3,200,000.During...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE, CBSX AND CFE TRADING SCHEDULE FOR FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY CHICAGO, June 18, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Independence Day holiday(all times are Chicago time): ....
2019-05-23 02:16

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME 70% AHEAD OF FIRST HALF OF 2007; June Volume Rose 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year-to-date trading volume is 70% ahead of the same time period from a year-ago.Through the end of June, total trading volume at CFE stands at 608,674 contracts traded...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE OPTIONS ON SPDR® GOLD TRUST (GLD) VOLUME HITS RECORD: 128,500 CONTRACTS CHICAGO, July 14, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today hit a record daily trading volume of 128,523 contracts in options on the SPDR Gold Trust (CBOE ticker symbol: GLD), topping the 92,987 contract traded on July 11. The contract w...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE INTRODUCES NEW CRUDE OIL VOLATILITY INDEX (OVX); New Benchmark Applies VIX Methodology To Options On The United States Oil Fund (USO) CHICAGO, July 14, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that beginning on Tuesday, July 15, 2008, the Exchange will be publishing the CBOE Crude Oil Volatility Index (ticker symbol OVX).The OVX, or "Oil VIX," measures the m...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE: TENTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH; Pre-tax profits jump 36% for second quarter, 55% Y-T-D; Revenues up 15% and 24% for quarter and Y-T-D, respectively CHICAGO, July 21, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that its unaudited pre-tax profits rose 36 percent for the three-month period ending June 30, 2008, totaling $43.9 million versus $32.2 million for the same period a y...
2019-05-23 02:16

CBOE CREATES TWO NEW VOLATILITY INDEXES TIED TO GOLD AND EURO CURRENCY; New Benchmarks Continue the Expansion of CBOE's Volatility Franchise Into New Asset Classes CHICAGO, July 31, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Friday, August 1, 2008, the Exchange will begin publishing two new Volatility benchmarks -- the CBOE Gold Volatility Index (ticker symbol GVZ) and the CBOE Eur...
2019-05-23 02:16

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts trad...
2019-05-23 02:16

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chie...
2019-05-23 02:16

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years, much of it in Mexico....
2019-05-22 22:16

SEC Accuses Major U.S. Landlord With Running 'Ponzi Scheme-Like' Scam The federal government accused one of the nation’s largest landlords with running a “Ponzi scheme-like” effort using cash from small investors and with misleading banks to obtain bigger loans by using fake loan documents....
2019-05-22 22:16

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 7 This is Part 7 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a...
2019-05-22 21:16

Deutsche Bank Finds Flaw in System That Tracks Suspicious Activity Deutsche Bank found a glitch in computer systems that retroactively scan corporate clients’ transactions for suspicious activity, a sign of trouble in efforts to guard against potential money laundering by clients....
2019-05-22 21:00

Target's Aim Was True in Shaky Quarter for Retailers The week started out dismally for retailers, yet Target’s recent history suggests a tendency to separate from the crowd. With its early 2019 performance it has done just that, putting itself closer in league with Walmart....
2019-05-22 21:00

Oil Drops as U.S. Stockpiles Swell to 22-Month High Oil prices fell sharply after a report showed U.S. crude-oil inventories surged last week to their highest level since July 2017 and domestic oil production rose toward another record....
2019-05-22 21:00

U.K. Pound Falls as May's Brexit Plan Falters The British pound fell against the euro and U.S. dollar as concerns grew that the U.K. has little ability to pass a Brexit plan that would govern its exit from the European Union....
2019-05-22 21:00

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume be...
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE OPTIONS ON SPDR GOLD TRUST (GLD) VOLUME HITS NEW DAILY RECORD:188,841 CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) yesterday recorded a record daily trading volume of 188,841 contracts in options on the SPDR Gold Trust (CBOE ticker symbol: GLD), topping the previous high of 139,786 contracts trad...
2019-05-22 18:16

CFE'S AUGUST AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME UP OVER PREVIOUS MONTH; Year-To-Date Volume 20% Ahead Of Year-Ago CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August average daily volume of 4,343 contracts rose three percent over the 4,208 contracts per day during July 2008. Total trading volume at CFE during August was ...
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against A...
2019-05-22 18:16

2009 RISK MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE; CBOE AND CFE TO HOST 25TH ANNUAL RMC MARCH 8 TO 10, 2009 Chicago, IL, September 3, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) are pleased to announce the 25th annual Risk Management Conference, which will be held from Sunday, March 8 through Tuesday, March 10, 2009...
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE TO LIST CBOE S&P 500 BUY WRITE INDEX OPTIONS INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND, and CHICAGO, IL, September 4, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced plans to begin trading CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (1/10th value) options (ticker symbol BXO). The new options contract is expecte...
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE TO INTRODUCE NEW S&P 500 THREE-MONTH REALIZED VOLATILITY OPTIONS THIS OCTOBER; New Contract Provides Accessible Way to Capture Differences Between Realized and Implied Volatilities INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND, and CHICAGO, IL, September 4, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the Exchange plans to launch CBOE S&P 500 Three-Month Realized Volatility options (ticker symbol: RUH) on October 21, 2008.RU...
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE INTRODUCES NEW CBOE S&P 500 95-110 COLLAR INDEX: NEW BENCHMARK TO PROTECT AGAINST MARKET DECLINES INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND, and CHICAGO, IL, September 4, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange will begin publishing data associated with a new collar index, the CBOE S&P 500 95-110 Collar Index (ticker symb...
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE: SECOND-BEST DAY IN ITS HISTORY—8.56 MILLION CONTRACTS—AS CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) OPTIONS SET DAILY VOLUME RECORD OF NEARLY 427,000 CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 16, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today recorded the second-best volume in its 35-year history as a reported 8,562,924 contracts changed hands. Last year, CBOE all-time volume hit 9.24 million contracts on August...
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE EXPERIENCES BUSIEST TRADING DAY IN ITS HISTORY; Volume Of 9.7 Million Contracts Beats Previous Record CHICAGO, September 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that it experienced the busiest trading day in its 35-year history today as a reported 9,728,519 contracts changed hands.This surpassed the previous record of 9,244,732...
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE SETS SECOND CONSECUTIVE ALL-TIME SINGLE DAY VOLUME RECORD ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18; This Week Is Poised To Stand As The Busiest In 35 Years CHICAGO, September 18, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that trading volume reached a new all-time high for the second consecutive day.The 9,998,529 contracts reported traded on Thursday, September 18 was the busiest s...
2019-05-22 18:16

STATEMENT FROM CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM BRODSKY CHICAGO, September 19, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today issued the following statement from CBOE Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky regarding the SEC emergency order banning short sales: ......
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE ADDS PUT BINARY OPTIONS ON S&P 500® INDEX (SPXsm) AND CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX® (VIX®): PROVIDING A NEW DIMENSION TO SIMPLE STRATEGY CHICAGO, September 22, 2008 - Beginning Tuesday, September 23, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will add put binary options on the S&P 500 Index (SPX)—ticker BSZ—and on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX)—ticker BVZ. The contracts, which were launch...
2019-05-22 18:16

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September...
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CFE'S SEPTEMBER AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME RISES 60% OVER YEAR AGO; Month Was Most Active In 2008, Third Busiest Month Ever at CFE, Year-To-Date Volume 26% Ahead of 2007 CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 7,115 contracts traded each day during September 2008, a rise of 60 percent over the 4,457 contracts per day during September 2007 and 64 percent above...
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VOLUME IN S&P 500 INDEX OPTIONS SETS NEW SINGLE DAY TRADING RECORD ON MONDAY; CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Reached New Intraday and Closing Highs CHICAGO, October 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that on Monday, October 6, several records were established at the Exchange as trading in S&P 500 Index (SPX) options soared to a new all-time high and the CBOE Volatility...
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CBOE AND CBSX OFFERING AUTOMATED EXECUTIONS FOR COMBINED STOCK AND OPTION TRADES THROUGH A SINGLE ELECTRONIC PLATFORM; Functionality Delivers Cost Savings and Trading Efficiencies CHICAGO, October 13, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that they are now offering fully automated executions for combined option and stock trades through a single electronic platform. ...
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OptionsCityTM Now A Certified CFE Vendor; OptionsCity Metro Trading Platform Offers Users Trading and Market Making Capabilities on the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) CHICAGO, October 16, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and OptionsCity, a Chicago-based independent trading software vendor, today announced that OptionsCity has completed the vendor certification process for the CBOE Futures Exchange and is now...
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CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period ending September 30, 2008, with unaudited totals of $120.1 million and $60.7 million, respectively.The...
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CFE'S OCTOBER TRADING VOLUME RISES 15% OVER YEAR AGO; Total Volume of 124,289 Contracts, Average Daily Volume of 5,404 Contracts; Year-To-Date Volume Tops One Million Contracts, 25% Ahead Of 2007 CHICAGO, November 3, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 5,404 contracts traded each day during October 2008, a rise of 15 percent over the 4,700 contracts per day during October 2007. Trading volume during ...
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CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average d...
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WFE Open Letter to Global Financial Policy Makers Following the General Assembly of the World Federation of Exchanges in Milan on 13 and 14 October, the WFE wrote an open letter to global financial policy makers about the role exchanges can play in the current economic situation. ......
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CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired and vacant positions...
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S&P 100 INDEX (OEX) OPTIONS TO TRADE ON CBOE'S HYBRID TRADING PLATFORM BEGINNING DECEMBER 9; Citigroup, Inc. Appointed Lead Market Maker (LMM) Chicago, November 24, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on the S&P 100 Index (OEX) will begin trading on CBOE's Hybrid Trading Platform on Tuesday, December 9, 2008.CBOE's Hybrid will enable multiple, compe...
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CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the same period a year ago.Through the end of November, total trading volume at CFE stands at 1,119,553 c...
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CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent hig...
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CBOE TO LIST OPTIONS ON TWO NEW METALS ETF PRODUCTS: iSHARES COMEX GOLD TRUST & iSHARES SILVER TRUST CHICAGO, December 5, 2008 -Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that beginning Monday, Dec. 8, the Exchange will list options on two new precious metals exchange-traded funds (ETFs) - iShares COMEX Gold Trust and iShares Silver Trust...
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CBOE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES 2009 MEMBER VICE CHAIRMAN - BRADLEY G. GRIFFITH CHICAGO, December 9, 2008 - The Board of Directors of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Bradley G. Griffith will serve a third consecutive one-year term as the Vice Chairman of the Chicago Board Options Exchange for 2009....
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JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products t...
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TEST QA JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE Chicago, December 15, 2008 - Joe Levin, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Vice President of Research and Product Development, has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in creating revolutionary products t...
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CBOE, CFE and CBSX Christmas and New Year's Holiday Trading Schedule CHICAGO, December 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and the CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Christmas and New Year's Holidays: ......
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CBOE'S FIFTH STRAIGHT RECORD VOLUME YEAR: 1.19 BILLION OPTIONS (4.7 MILLION ADV) CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS Chicago, January 2, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest ever in its 35-year history as 1,193,355,070 contracts changed hands, a 26-percent increase over the 944,471,924 contracts traded in 2007.Avera...
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2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year ...
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CBOE, CFE and CBSX Trading Schedule for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day CHICAGO, January 14, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and the CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: ......
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CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) VOLUME TOPS 3 BILLION SHARES TRADED DURING 2008Growth in Volume, Listings and Participation; 2008 Highlights Include Lime Brokerage Investment, Functionality to Facilitate Automated Stock and Options Orders Chicago, January 15, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that more than three billion shares were traded at the Exchange during 2008, its first full year of trading.The Exchange, now 22 months old, had sustained growth in trading vo...
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CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trad...
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CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JANUARY UP 8 PERCENT OVER THE PREVIOUS MONTH; Off From 2008's Record January CHICAGO, February 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during the month of January 2009 was 2,070 contracts, an increase of eight percent over the previous month when 1,919 contracts per day changed...
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CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008; FOURTH QUARTER REVENUES UP 12%, PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 5%, NET INCOME DOWN 2% Chicago, February 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that its unaudited pre-tax profits totaled $38.2 million in fourth-quarter 2008, a five-percent increase over the same period in 2007. Net income for the fourth quar...
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CFE TO INTRODUCE TRADING IN CBOE MINI-VIX FUTURES MARCH 2 CHICAGO, February 25, 2009 -The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that on Monday, March 2, it plans to launch trading in CBOE mini-VIX futures, a new contract which will be one-tenth the size of CFE's standard CBOE VIX futures contract...
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CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent fr...
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CFE'S FEBRUARY AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME UP 4% OVER THE PREVIOUS MONTH, DOWN 47% COMPARED TO YEAR AGO; CFE Launches Trading In CBOE Mini-VIX Futures Today CHICAGO, March 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during the month of February 2009 was 2,160 contracts, an increase of four percent over the previous month when 2,070 contracts per day changed ha...
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CUBS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) OFFER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced plans for the auction of season tickets to Cubs home games in conjunction with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).The auction will run from March 4 through March 11 on www.cubs.com. ......
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CBOE ELIMINATES BLACKOUT DATES FOR FLEX OPTIONS: CHANGE ADDS FLEXIBILITY AND EXCHANGE-TRADED SAFEGUARDS FOR INSTITUTIONS Chicago, March 24, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that effective today, FLexible Exchange® (FLEX) options now can expire on any day of the month.This CBOE rule change, approved recently by the Securities and Exchange Commi...
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CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 108.9 MILLION CONTRACTS IN MARCH: Marks Best March Ever for CBOE; ADV Up 6% from Year Ago and 17% from February 2009 Chicago, April 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that trading volume of 108.9 million contracts marked the Exchange's best March ever, up 17 percent over March 2008 volume of 93.0 million contracts and 35 percent ove...
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CFE'S MARCH VOLUME UP 22% OVER THE PREVIOUS MONTH, DOWN COMPARED TO YEAR AGO; Trading in CBOE Mini-VIX Futures Off to Strong Start CHICAGO, April 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that trading volume during March 2009 totaled 50,271 contracts, an increase of 22 percent from 41,051 contracts traded during February 2009. Average daily volume during the...
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CBOE SETS RECORD DAILY VOLUME IN EQUITY OPTIONS ON FRIDAY: NEARLY 4.6 MILLION CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS Chicago, April 20, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that on Friday, April 17, the Exchange recorded its best single-day equity options volume ever as 4,598,738 contacts changed hands.This surpasses the Exchange's previ...
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CBOE ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR FIRST QUARTER 2009 Chicago, April 24, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported revenues andearnings for the three-month period ending March 31, 2009. Quarterly revenues totaled $98.6 million on volume of 273.1 million contracts versus revenues of...
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CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 105.2 MILLION CONTRACTS IN APRIL: Marks Most Active April Ever at CBOE, Average Daily Volume of 5 Million Contracts Was Up 28% From Year Ago Chicago, May 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) in April was 5,008,128 contracts, up 28 percent when compared to April 2008 ADV of 3,924,060 contracts and one percent ahead of the March...
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CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL DIPS 3% FROM PREVIOUS MONTH; ADV in VIX Futures Unchanged Compared to March CHICAGO, May 4, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during April 2009 totaled 2,220 contracts, off three percent from 2,285 contracts traded during March 2009. Total trading volume during the month of...
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CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY UP 28% OVER THE PREVIOUS MONTH, DOWN 50% FROM YEAR AGO; May Is Busiest Month Since Last October CHICAGO, June 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during May 2009 totaled 2,836 contracts, an increase of 28 percent from 2,220 contracts traded during April 2009.Total trading volume during May 20...
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MOST ACTIVE MAY EVER: CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUMEOF 5.0 MILLION CONTRACTS UP 22% FROM YEAR AGO Chicago, June 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that daily trading volume in May averaged five million contracts, up 22 percent compared to average daily volume (ADV) of 4.1 million contracts in May 2008 and down one...
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CBOE to List Options on Berkshire Hathaway B-Share, Thursday, June 18 Chicago, June 17, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will list options on Berkshire Hathaway B-shares (stock symbol BRK/B; option symbol BVQ) beginning Thursday, June 18.The Designated Primary Market Maker (DPM) for the o...
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CBOE to List LEAPS Options on Quest Communications International Inc. (Q) on Monday, June 22 Chicago, June 19, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will list Long-term Equity AnticiPation Securities (LEAPS) options on Quest Communications International Inc. (Q) beginning Monday, June 22....
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CBOE, CFE and CBSX Trading Schedule for Independence Day Holiday Chicago, June 25, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Independence Day Holiday....
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CFE'S JUNE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IS HIGHEST OF 2009; ADV 6% Ahead Of Previous Month, Down 36% From 2008, June Is Busiest Trading Month Since Last October Chicago, July 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) year to date through June 2009 was 4.6 million contracts, up three percent from 4.5 million contracts for the same period in 2008. Durin...
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CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE 2009 ADV UP THREE PERCENT; June 2009 Daily Volume Averages 4.2 Million Contracts, Down 14 Percent CHICAGO, July 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during June was the highest to date during 2009, while total trading volume at CFE reached its highest level since October 2008.The 3,012 contracts...
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VIX FUTURES AND OPTIONS: A CASE STUDY OF PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFICATION DURING THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS RELEASED Chicago, July 8, - A recently released University of Massachusetts study found that certain investments in futures and options on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) could have reduced downside risk for a typical institutional investment portf...
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CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financia...
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CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory...
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CBOE ANNOUNCES INTRADAY CALCULATION OF IMPLIED CORRELATION INDEX BASED ON THE S&P 500 INDEX Chicago, July 22, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that beginning Monday, July 27, the Exchange will begin publishing intraday data for the CBOE S&P 500 Implied Correlation Index tied to two different option maturities - J...
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CBOE ANNOUNCES SOLID SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS; REVENUES, NET INCOME RISE 12% AND 11%, RESPECTIVELY, AS CBOE CONTINUES TO FUND GROWTH INITIATIVES Chicago, July 30, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2009. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2009 rose 12 percent to $109.4 million from $97.6 m...
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CBOE JULY 2009 VOLUME AVERAGES 4.3 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY; JULY TRADING VOLUME UP FROM JUNE 2009, DOWN FROM RECORD JULY 2008 Chicago, August 3, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume for July 2009 averaged 4.3 million contracts per day, a decline of 25 percent from 5.7 million contracts average daily volume (ADV) during July 200...
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JULY IS BUSIEST TRADING MONTH OF 2009 AT CFE; Volume Rises 36% Over Previous Month, Down Slightly From 2008, Third Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain CHICAGO, August 3, 2009- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that July was the most active month of trading during 2009.The 89,851 contracts traded during July was an increase of 36 percent over 66,247 contracts traded during June 20...
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2010 RISK MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE; CBOE, CFE AND CBSX TO HOST 26TH ANNUAL RMC MARCH 7 TO 9, 2010 Chicago, August 7, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) are pleased to announce the 26th annual Risk Management Conference, which will be held from Sunday, March 7 through Tuesda...
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CBOE RECEIVES SEC APPROVAL FOR TIED HEDGE PROCEDURE Chicago, August 18, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it received Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approval for an exception to the Exchange's current rules restricting anticipatory hedging.The new "tied hedge" proc...
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CBOE DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.4 MILLION CONTRACTS IN AUGUST: UP 5% FROM YEAR AGO AND 2% FROM JULY 2009. Marks Most Active August Ever for CBOE CHICAGO, September 1, - The William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Wednesday, September 2, will participate in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) jo...
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AUGUST IS MOST ACTIVE TRADING MONTH OF YEAR AT CFE; Average Daily Volume Rose 23% From July, 16% Above Year-Ago, Fourth Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain Chicago, September 1, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume in August totaled 92.9 million contracts, marking the Exchange's most active August ever. In August 2008, total CBOE volume was 88.5 million contrac...
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CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO PARTICIPATE IN SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETINGS ON REGULATION HARMONIZATION CHICAGO, September 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during August 2009 was 5,025 contracts, exceeding 4,084 contracts per day during July ...
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CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES AT SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETING ON HARMONIZATION OF REGULATION CHICAGO, September 2, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies at a joint meeting on harmonization of regulation of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Future...
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CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) DROPS TAKER FEE SIGNIFICANTLY Chicago, September 22, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today announced that the Exchange will significantly reduce its fee for taking liquidity, beginning on October 1, 2009. ......
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