Evan Peterson


Bio

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

Is Crypto Its Own Asset Class? Industry Experts Weigh In

Crypto’s role in finance is growing, but the technology is still new, and there are hurdles to clear. That was…

Why Do We Have Inflation Targets?

The Federal Reserve has an inflation target of 2.0 percent. In June 2018, they reached it for the first time…

How The CFTC Is Going Digital

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is modernizing. The analog to digital switch happened in financial markets years ago and continues…

Bush, Clinton, Yellen Highlight Global Financial Leadership Conference

For more than a decade, the Global Financial Leadership Conference has featured world leaders in politics, business, media, technology and…

Trader Roundtable: Which Markets To Watch After the Mid-terms

The people have spoken, but have markets? With Democrats taking the House, and Republicans holding the Senate following Tuesday’s midterm…

Warsh: Precious Metals Markets Still an Economic Barometer

In a time before quantitative easing, Central banks and policy makers could look to fixed income or treasury markets as…

Warsh: A U.S.-China Trade War Would Cause “Shock For the Global Economy”

In a year filled with news of trade tensions, there may not be a bigger story than the trade war…

Viola: We’re in A Post-Peak Demand Period for Oil

When Vincent Viola began his career as a trader in 1982 at the New York Mercantile Exchange, news swirled around…

Warsh: This Is A Key Moment for The U.S. Economy

Despite the October stocks selloff, U.S. economic growth is still thriving in several areas. In the second quarter, GDP increased…

David Axelrod: How the Election Map Will Play A Role in Midterms

The party opposite the President has traditionally performed well in Congressional mid-term elections. Jeb Bush discussed this with us in…

Jeb Bush: Mid-Terms Could Be Another Wave Election

The mid-term elections will be the defining political event of 2018. Late in 2017, we asked former Florida Governor Jeb…

Why Small Cap Indexes Are An Economic Barometer

Remember the Trump bump? The post- 2016 election climb in U.S. equity indexes was signaled first in small cap indexes….