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Sun Storm Gives Earth ENORMOUS Blast

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 08.22.2013 | Science

The sun fired off an intense solar storm at Earth Wednesday (Aug. 21) — the second in two days — hurtling billions of tons of charged particles ...

Long Solar Flare Sends Speedy Particles Our Way

Posted 02.11.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/10/2013 02:40 AM EST on SPACE.com A long-lasting solar flare erupted from the sun early Saturday (Feb. 9), trigger...

WATCH: Sun Ejects Speeding Particles Toward Earth

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.04.2013 | Science

The sun recently unleashed a massive coronal mass ejection (CME), sending particles speeding toward our planet at around 575 miles per second. The ...

Physician Heal Thyself: M.D.s Earn Continuing Education Credit to Learn Yoga Poses

John Weeks | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

In a time in which physician burnout is at high levels, developing mindfulness practices such as yoga can only be beneficial in the doctor's own life as a powerful antidote to some of the daily administrative and payment -- not to mention patient-related -- stress.

Lessons From the One Percent: What We Learned at the CME Group Annual Meeting

Elizabeth Parisian | Posted 08.05.2012 | Chicago
Elizabeth Parisian

Last week, I joined a group of about 60 99 percent CME Group shareholders to attend CME's annual meeting. Our mission? To share personal stories of how corporate welfare has devastated our families and communities.

Saki Knafo

Protestors Take On The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, 15 Arrested

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.23.2012 | Chicago

Just days after thousands of protesters descended on Chicago to rally against the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 15 people were arrested outside ...

The Most Powerful Company You've Never Heard of: Meet CME Group

Elizabeth Parisian | Posted 07.04.2012 | Chicago
Elizabeth Parisian

Given both its immense power and its history, we would be wise to keep an eye on CME Group. There has never been a better time to stand up to this powerful company and demand that it give our money back.

The Working Families and Occupy Movement Are Winning

Amisha Patel | Posted 04.01.2012 | Chicago
Amisha Patel

Last night it was announced that the CME along with several other corporations would return the TIF money previously allocated for them. When has one corporation, let alone three, ever given back TIF money in Chicago? NEVER.

CME Group Dumps Charity in 2012

David Ormsby | Posted 02.20.2012 | Chicago
David Ormsby

In lobbying Illinois lawmakers for tax breaks, CME cited its charitable giving to lawmakers as a talking point in their favor. It was clearly a misleading talking point.

WATCH: Sun Emits Powerful Blast

Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology

The sun was on fire last week. Sorry, we couldn't resist. But when it came to solar activity, the big shining star didn't let us down. On Thurs...

WATCH: HUGE Explosion Occurs Moments After Comet Hits Sun

Posted 12.07.2011 | Green

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), a satellite monitoring the sun, caught an amazing scene over the weekend: A comet slammed into the sun,...

The Oil Market Plays Casino While the Obama Administration Acts as Croupier

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The Cramer interview is breathtaking in exposing the administration's total lack of understanding of the distorted formation of the price of oil and gasoline in today's markets and seemingly impervious to its cost to the economy and its destructive impact on jobs.

Today's Silver Scandal

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

If anyone thinks that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has the right stuff to regulate the commodities markets, look no further than its failure to check manipulation in the silver market.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

CFTC Gets Derivatives Advice From Industry Insiders

HuffPost Investigative Fund | Keith Epstein And Ben Protess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Like many federal agencies contemplating reform these days, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission is hearing a lot from the industry it regulates...

Just How Corrupted Has American Medicine Become?

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bruce E. Levine

Drug-company corruption of American medicine is of course not news. What is news is that such corruption has become so egregious, so transparent, and so embarrassing.

Chicago Mercantile Exchange To Run Credit Default Swaps Market

Crain's Chicago Business | Ann Saphir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Regulators expect to give the go-ahead to CME Group Inc. and rivals to clear contracts in the $47 trillion market for credit default swaps by the midd...

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Leads Credit Default Swaps Market Race

Reuters | Jonathan Spicer and Daisy Ku | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The race for rights to set up a regulated and exchange-based market for credit default swaps is being led by CME Group , but the final decision will b...