A Closer Look at CME Group’s Bitcoin Futures Launch
CME Group’s head of equity index on the advantages of bitcoin coming to a regulated marketplace.READ ON
The Russell 2000 Surge And What It Means for Futures
The small cap index has seen a bounce, and a move for Russell 2000 futures is showing strong interest.READ ON
FX Futures: How Currency Trading Revolutionized Finance
The story behind the world's first financial futures contracts.READ ON
Market Update: Headline Risk
The release of Wednesday’s Consumer Price Index had two major effects, says Jack Bouroudjian. Yields for the 10-year bond spiked…
The Growing Influence of Asia In Derivatives Trading
Asian markets have become increasingly important not only for investors from the continent, but also those from around the world….
Weekly Outlook: Powell’s First FOMC Meeting
The Federal Reserve meets this week, and a rate hike is highly anticipated in Jay Powell’s first meeting as Fed…
Weekly Outlook: CPI and Growth Forecasts
Market watchers and traders will be paying attention to Tuesday’s CPI report to see where the U.S. stands with inflation….
Weekly Outlook: Jobs and Oil Discussion
The vote in Italy may have resulted in a hung parliament on Sunday, which could weigh on markets this week….
Tomorrow’s Economy: How Chicago is Leading the Nation’s Schools
Future generations must be equipped to tackle the challenges of tomorrow’s global economy. Ensuring their success is no simple task….
Jacob Frenkel on “The Greatest Danger” to Global Growth
Growth in the U.S. economy seems to be on a good path, though risks persist. But what about global growth?…
U.S. Natural Gas Is Seeing Another Boom
Florida temperatures were colder than normal in the first weeks of 2018. Houston hit its lowest temperature in more than two…
Three Leading Economists on What to Look For in 2018
How will the U.S. economy fare in 2018? It’s a question foremost on the minds of investors trying to chart…
Precious Metals Markets Are Bouncing Back
As one of the oldest transferable stores of value, gold, silver and other precious metals have always had their place…
Market Update: Volatility Continues
The week started with another volatile session. Jack reviews a few things to keep in mind as the market continues…