The Data Dump in Options Trading
An increase in analysis tools has helped democratize the process for options trading.READ ON
With High Production, Is Food Deflation Here to Stay?
Ample grain stocks, bumper harvests and flagging Chinese demand have food prices in the U.S. and Europe sagging. Is there room for a long-term recovery?READ ON
Douglas Diamond: The Father of Modern Banking Theory Continues Making Progress
Market Update: What Will GDP say?
Jack Bouroudjian reminds us that we are right in the middle of roll-over and that we need to pay attention…
Weekly Update: Fed Speeches and Earnings
The week kicks off with several Fed speeches, and we’ll get the latest look at U.S. 3rd quarter GDP on Friday….
Video: How Food Goes From Farm to Market
When the human population of the world is discussed, it is most often in the context of resource scarcity. How…
Holmstrom’s Nobel Puts Him in Elite Company
The Nobel Prize in economic sciences was awarded Monday to Bengt Holmstrom, a professor at MIT; and Oliver Hart, a Harvard…
Weekly Outlook: Nobel Prize and More Fed News
The week kicked off with the early morning news of two new winners of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences….
Q&A: Catching Up with the Ag Economy Barometer
The Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer saw a five point jump in optimism from producers surveyed in September. That could…
Weekly Outlook: Fed Outlook and Oil
Several Fed speeches are scheduled throughout this week, with four Fed Governors speaking on Friday. Here is this week’s economic…
The Biggest Free Trade Agreement You’ve Never Heard Of
Measured in terms of column inches, digital exposure and plain old-fashioned newsworthiness, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – Asia’s…
Weekly Outlook: Fed Speeches
Following last week’s FOMC decision to hold interest rates steady for now, all eyes this week will be on remarks…
What Brexit Means for Europe’s Trade Deals
The first in a three-part series on global trade negotiations. Like a massive iceberg sheering off from a glacier, the…
Weekly Outlook: Housing and FOMC
It’s all about housing and the FOMC this week. The National Association of Home Builders showed improved confidence from U.S….