Evan Peterson


Bio

Evan Peterson is director of corporate marketing at CME Group and managing editor of OpenMarkets.

Top Economists Explain Game Theory

In February, Stanford Economist Robert Wilson was awarded the CME Group-MSRI Prize for his groundbreaking work in game theory. It’s an…

Putnam: Yellen Ready to Raise Rates

Following Janet Yellen’s remarks on March 3, CME Group Chief Economist Blu Putnam says Yellen “has become a hawk,” signaling…

The Weather and Politics of Agriculture in 2017

First, a refresher on weather patterns. El Nino: Warmer than usual waters in the Pacific around the equator La Nina:…

Michael Phelps Still Wants to Change Swimming

Since solidifying his spot as the greatest living Olympian (greatest ever?) at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Michael Phelps has made the…

How Blockchain and AI Will Influence Finance

We hear a lot these days about bitcoin and blockchain, but how and how soon we are all using digital…

Brown and Blair: Anti-Globalization Movement Extends Beyond Brexit

There’s a trade problem for the U.K. if it follows through on the vote to leave the European Union. Around 50…

Goldman Sachs’ Cohn: The Market is Looking for Predictability

Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn has a straightforward way of describing what has been an unorthodox year for global economics…

CFTC’s Massad: Liquidity Affected by Factors Beyond Regulation

Derivatives regulation was not much discussed during the 2016 Presidential campaign, a fact CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad noted at the…

Boehner: “We’re in the middle of a political revolution.”

When he retired from Congress last year, former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said in his final address to the…

Brexit, U.S. Election To Highlight GFLC

2016 has delivered two major political upsets, first with the Brexit vote in June and this week with the election…

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…