May 1, 2012: CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced it will expand electronic trading hours in its CBOT grain and oilseed futures and options beginning Monday, May 14, 2012. This will expand market access to CBOT Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Soybean Meal, Soybean Oil, Oats and Rough Rice futures and options on CME Globex to 22 hours per day.
May 11, 2012 -CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced the launch of Short-Dated New Crop Options on CBOT Corn and Soybeans futures to begin trading Monday, June 4. Short-Dated New Crop Options on CBOT Wheat futures will be listed for trading beginning Tuesday, September 4.
Set photo from the movie Limut Up (1989): Nancy Allen and Ray Charles, playing the archangel Julius. As the director explained it: "a sax player who stands in front of the CBOT, and depending if you tip him or not, that's how well you're going to do that day. Its subplot is ending world hunger through manipulating soybean prices."