CME : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Top Trending Tickers On StockTwits For February 4

    February 4, 2014
    Here's a look at the top tickers trending on StockTwits.comS&P 500 ETF: Pre-market data point to opening reboundPrior ...
  2. 7 ETF Types To Be Thankful For

    November 28, 2013
    This year has shaped up to be quite kind to investors as major equity indexes are holding onto double-digit gains ahead of ...
  3. Bull of the Day: CME Group (CME) - Bull of the Day

    August 5, 2013
    Bull of the Day: CME Group (CME) - Bull of the Day
  4. Nasdaq Lifted to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2013
    On Jul 5, we upgraded our recommendation on Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) to Neutral based on its latest acquisitions that ...
  5. Nasdaq Closes eSpeed Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2013
    Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) culminated the acquisition of benchmark U.S. Treasuries platform eSpeed.
  6. EU Slams CDS Collusion Charge on Banks - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    Investment banks' hold over the derivatives market has come under regulatory scrutiny as the EU accused 13 large global banks ...
  7. CBOE Holdings Upgraded to Strong Buy - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    On Jun 25, Zacks Investment Research upgraded CBOE Holdings to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  8. ICE-NYSE in the Final Leg of Merger - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    With the unconditional approval from the European Union Commission (EUC), the NYSE- IntercontinentalExchange merger is heading ...
  9. McGraw-Hill Meets Estimate - Analyst Blog

    February 12, 2013
    The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (MHP) posted fourth-quarter 2012 adjusted quarterly earnings of 72 cents per share that came ...
  10. NYSE Upped to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    January 21, 2013
    We upgraded our recommendation on NYSE Euronext Inc. (NYX) to Neutral from Underperform based on the current sustainability ...
  11. NASDAQ Stays in Neutral Lane - Analyst Blog

    December 28, 2012
    We have reiterated our Neutral recommendation on NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) based on its efforts to expand in the international ...
  12. ICE Quotes $8.2B for NYSE Buyout - Analyst Blog

    December 21, 2012
    Yesterday, IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (ICE) announced its intention to buy the largest stock exchange based on listings ...
  13. Morgan Stanley to Buy Stake in Eris - Analyst Blog

    December 21, 2012
    Morgan Stanley (MS) announced its plans of making an equity investment in Eris Exchange - a U.S. futures exchange that offers ...
  14. Disco and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    December 20, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has declined 0.4%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow has decreased ...
  15. Deutsche and More Big Movers in Financial on December 13, 2012

    December 13, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.4%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.3%; and the Dow has declined ...
  16. ICE Launches INR Futures - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (ICE) unveiled two new foreign exchange (FX) futures contracts in Indian Rupee (INR) and Brazilian ...
  17. NYSE Falters on Top Line Plunge - Analyst Blog

    November 6, 2012
    NYSE Euronext Inc.'s (NYX) third-quarter 2012 operating earnings per share of 44 cents were 3 cents higher than the Zacks ...
  18. Weak Volumes Melts ICE in 3Q - Analyst Blog

    November 5, 2012
    IntercontinentalExchange Inc.'s (ICE) third-quarter 2012 operating earnings of $1.79 per share modestly exceeded the Zacks ...
  19. McGraw-Hill Beats on EPS - Analyst Blog

    November 2, 2012
    The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (MHP), a publisher and provider of financial information and media services, recently posted ...
  20. Stock Market News for October 31, 2012 - Market News

    October 31, 2012
    Markets remained closed for the second-straight day as hurricane Sandy threatened to affect 60 million lives. While many ...
  21. CME and Other Big Movers In Financial on October 25, 2012

    October 25, 2012
    The morning has been quiet for the market. The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged; the S&P 500 has moved little; and the ...
  22. CME Wins the Bid for KCBT - Analyst Blog

    October 22, 2012
    Expanding its band of grain future contracts, on Wednesday CME Group Inc. (CME) announced its intention to acquire rival ...
  23. ICE Stays in Neutral Lane - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    We reiterated our Neutral recommendation on IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (ICE) based on its fundamental strength generated ...
  24. ICE Acquires Majority of APX-ENDEX - Analyst Blog

    September 18, 2012
    Extending its foothold in the rapidly developing energy space, IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (ICE) announced an alliance ...
  25. CME Inflates Energy Portfolio - Analyst Blog

    September 11, 2012
    Strengthening its position in the energy space, the operator of regulated future exchanges - CME Group Inc. (CME) announced ...
  26. ICE Scores WhenTech - Analyst Blog

    September 6, 2012
    In an attempt to enhance its technology space, IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (ICE) announced the acquisition of WhenTech ...
  27. NASDAQ Vends IDCG to LCH.Clearnet - Analyst Blog

    August 16, 2012
    Yesterday, NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) culminated the divestment of its U.S.-based International Derivatives Clearing Group ...
  28. FX Alliance Beats Est, Lags Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    August 6, 2012
    FX Alliance Inc. (FX) reported second quarter earnings of 23 cents per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 21 ...
  29. NASDAQ Boosts Share Repurchase - Analyst Blog

    August 3, 2012
    Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) recently announced that its Board of Directors has increased its authorization to repurchase ...
  30. NYSE Beats Est, Plunges YoY - Analyst Blog

    August 3, 2012
    NYSE Euronext Inc.'s (NYX) second-quarter 2012 operating earnings per share of 51 cents were a penny higher than the Zacks ...
  31. ICE Sustains Momentum in 2Q - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    IntercontinentalExchange Inc.'s (ICE) second-quarter 2012 operating earnings of $1.95 per share came a couple of pennies ...
  32. McGraw-Hill Beats on Bottom-Line - Analyst Blog

    July 26, 2012
    The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (MHP), a publisher and provider of financial information and media services, recently posted ...
  33. ICE Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 20, 2012
    We reiterate our Neutral recommendation on IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (ICE) to reflect the lack of significant momentum ...
  34. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers for July 13, 2012

    July 13, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq has climbed 1%; the S&P 500 is up 1.3%; and the Dow has risen 1.3%. ...
  35. ICE Trade Vault Gets CFTC Nod - Analyst Blog

    June 29, 2012
    IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (ICE) announced its intention of launching ICE Trade Vault as a swap data repository (SDR), ...
  36. Financial Sector's Biggest Movers for June 27, 2012

    June 27, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has risen 0.7%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.7%; and the Dow has moved up ...
  37. NYSE Restructures Debt - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2012
    In an effort to restructure its debt, NYSE Euronext (NYX) recently declared that it has arranged a new senior unsecured credit ...
  38. Nothing Boring About The Bourses

    November 30, 2011
    By investing in the publicly traded bourses, investors can profit right along with the growth in trading volumes.
  39. 3 Price-to-Book Gems

    November 30, 2011
    Quality companies with low price to book value ratios have outperformed companies with higher valuations for the past three-, ...
  40. Iron-Clad Swaps

    July 9, 2010
    The iron ore market is becoming increasingly open, but at the cost of more volatility.
  41. What Is The Value Of An Employee

    February 5, 2010
    The "return on employee" is a valid way to determine the value of a company's staff within an industry.
  42. Eyeing The Exchanges

    July 21, 2009
    Exchanges offer investors a chance to benefit from transaction fees and additional insight into market trading activity.
  43. The Averages Are Falling! The Averages Are Falling!

    January 21, 2009
    Don't let falling stock exchange averages fool you - they could yield prime opportunities for long-term investors.
  44. A Stock's Momentum Is Your Advantage

    October 22, 2008
    Heavy volume movers on new information can lead the way to profits.
  45. Heavy Volume Movers For Oct. 21

    October 21, 2008
    Learn why Lockheed Martin, CME Group and Schering-Plough saw heavy trading volume on Tuesday.
  46. Knowing It’s Going To Rain Is Better Than Guessing

    July 24, 2008
    Weather forecasting is playing an increasingly important role in big business.
  47. What Paulson's Plan Means To Exchanges

    April 1, 2008
    Stock exchanges could benefit while futures exchanges will suffer under Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's proposed regulatory ...
  48. Winners and Losers - March 12th to March 16th (BOT, NEWC)

    March 16, 2007
    A look at some of the market's big winners and losers for the week of March 12th.
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