Market Update 061213

MARKET UPDATE: EARNINGS & VOLATILITY

Today is the last trading day of the month.  This has been the strongest February ever in the history of…

Dairy Markets

Monday Outlook: Milk Production and Housing

  The EU lifted its milk quota at the beginning of the month, and Tuesday marks the first release of…

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Monday Outlook: Housing Data

  March housing data is released Thursday, and the Fed’s Beige Book release Wednesday highlight the economic week ahead.  See…

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Q&A with OzU Invest, Winners of the 2015 CME Group Trading Challenge

Back in the 2000s, one of Turkey’s most successful businessmen, billionaire Hüsnü Özyeğin, saw some of the economic challenges in…

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Will Lower Fuel Prices Help Farmers In Planting Season?

The drop in crude oil prices will only have a limited impact for farmers this growing season, as lower grain…

China Gold 2015

Why Gold Ownership Continues to Grow in China

The attention of the global gold market shifted decidedly eastwards in 2013 when China passed India as the world’s biggest…

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Monday Outlook: Big Week for Ag Markets

  The USDA’s Prospective Plantings report is one of the biggest of the year for agricultural markets. The report reveals the…

Jose Scheinkman

José Scheinkman: A Curious Economist Who Keeps Asking Questions

In the economic community, José Scheinkman’s wide-ranging research is highly regarded and well known. His work has tackled a diverse…

Weather Outlook

USDA Meteorologist Talks Weather Data and 2015’s Biggest Ag Story

Ahead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Prospective Plantings report March 31, farmers, ranchers and agribusiness are looking at a…

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College Students from Around the World are Trading Futures

The annual CME Group Trading Challenge has hosted collegiate teams of traders for 12 years now. Over that time, the…

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Monday Outlook: It’s FOMC Week

  It’s FOMC week, and you know what that means. From gold to Eurodollars, the market is preparing for what…

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Monday Outlook: Grain Supply and Demand

  The monthly crop production and USDA supply and demand reports on Tuesday will be ones to watch for grain…