Kansas City Board of Trade http://kcur.org en RIP Kansas City Board Of Trade http://kcur.org/post/rip-kansas-city-board-trade <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 21px;">The open pit trading of winter wheat at the Kansas City Board of Trade has quieted down during its 157 year history, not quite silenced from its loud, rowdy past, when one journalist wrote that traders were “yelling as if a panther were at them.”</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:32:41 +0000 Peggy Lowe 39288 at http://kcur.org RIP Kansas City Board Of Trade Last Call For The Kansas City Board Of Trade http://kcur.org/post/last-call-kansas-city-board-trade <p>In October 2012, Chicago-based <a href="http://www.cmegroup.com/trading/agricultural/kcbt.html">CME Group </a>acquired the Kansas City Board of Trade, the more than 150-year-old wheat exchange. Operations move to Chicago as of July 1 – and the last call on the Kansas City trading floor takes place on Friday. We take a look back at the long history of the Board of Trade – and the end of an era.</p><p>For 157 years, the price of most wheat grown on the plains has been set by the Kansas City Board of Trade. That will soon come to an end.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 39127 at http://kcur.org Last Call For The Kansas City Board Of Trade Implications Of The Board Of Trade Closing http://kcur.org/post/implications-board-trade-closing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some of the famous names Kansas City – </span>Kemper<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Latshaw<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Ohlmann<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> – were people who at one time were chairman of the Kansas City Board of Trade. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 23:59:54 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton 39138 at http://kcur.org Implications Of The Board Of Trade Closing You Can Buy The Kansas City Board Of Trade Building, And Its Art http://kcur.org/post/you-can-buy-kansas-city-board-trade-building-and-its-art <p>The <a href="http://www.kcbt.com/">Kansas City Board of Trade</a> is slated to close its trading floor on June 28 after more than 150 years in Kansas City. In December, <a href="http://www.cmegroup.com/">CME Group</a> bought the exchange and plans to move operations to Chicago. The Board of Trade building at 4800 Main is on the market, including one of Jac T. Bowen's sculptures.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:07:24 +0000 Laura Spencer & Julie Denesha 38435 at http://kcur.org You Can Buy The Kansas City Board Of Trade Building, And Its Art Farm Success At Heart Of Kansas City Board Of Trade Sale http://kcur.org/post/farm-success-heart-kansas-city-board-trade-sale <p>Chicago’s CME Group, which owns the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, agreed this week to pay $126 million dollars for the Kansas City Board of Trade. The proposed sale throws the Board of Trade’s future into question, but may not signal its downfall.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:30:09 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld 26242 at http://kcur.org Farm Success At Heart Of Kansas City Board Of Trade Sale