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.
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.
Ethanol Industry Beginning to Win Battle Against Big Oil - Ethanol producers are beginning to win the battle against Big Oil companies and must continue the fight, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack stated during his keynote address during this week’s National Ethanol Conferenceat the Wynn Las Vegas.