Evan Peterson


Bio

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

David Axelrod Talks Fake News and Its Role in Politics

Looking back on his days as a city hall reporter for the Chicago Tribune, David Axelrod recalled a message one…

Index Fund Innovator: “It’s Been a Tech World For Decades”

The two pioneers of index funds have a message for long-term investors: the tech stock boom is nothing new. “One…

Facebook and Twitter Have Changed News. Now What?

As “fake news” became a buzzword — in fact, one dictionary’s word of the year — it also brought up…

Ban Ki-Moon: Businesses Can Help Address Climate Change

Ban Ki-Moon’s position on climate change is clear. As the UN Secretary General, he initiated the climate change summit in…

Bremmer, Vance: Tech May Hold Key to America’s Political Future

There’s little question about technology’s expanding role in politics. The 2016 U.S. election was practically waged on social media, with…

How Satellite Data is Changing The Definition of Crop Reports

The problem with data has changed. No longer must institutions consider only how to process large amounts of it. They…

Mohamed El-Erian Discusses Gold As A Safe Haven

Rising and falling geopolitical tensions have provided support for higher gold prices throughout much of 2017. During the latest North…

Tony Blair Talks Brexit Negotiations

On September 22, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May delivered long-awaited remarks aimed at moving forward Brexit negotiations with the European…

The World’s Top Student Traders Are From Rutgers

In its 13th year of competition in 2016, the CME Group Trading Challenge expanded the list of tradable futures contracts…

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:…