Erik Norland


Erik Norland is a Senior Economist at CME Group.

What to Expect in Financial Markets After French Election

Sunday is the second and final round of the French Presidential Election. Here’s how things are shaping up going into…

Why Iron Ore Is A Proxy for China’s Economic Health

Iron ore prices have tumbled by 58 percent over the past 12 months, far outpacing declines in other industrial metals. …

These Three Factors Are Holding Back Growth in Latin America

Latin American currencies have weakened a great deal since early 2014 in large part due to slow growth in the region. These trends are likely to continue through 2015, for three primary reasons.

7 Reasons the U.S. Labor Market Suggests a Strong Economy

  A number of the members of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) have shifted their focus from…