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MONDAY OUTLOOK: COULD THE FEDERAL FUNDS RATE CHANGE SOON?

  Heading into a post-jobs report, post-FOMC meeting week, eyes have turned to when the Federal Reserve will raise the…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: A LOOK AT FOOD INFLATION

  As the Fed looks to inflation as a major indicator on when to raise the target federal funds rate,…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: HOLIDAY WEEK AHEAD

  A short holiday week for U.S. markets is not without some major data releases that have already begun to…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: YELLEN SHARES HER WISDOM WITH NEW GRADUATES

  Several Federal Reserve Bank Presidents are speaking this week around the country, but none will receive the attention of…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK

  This week we’re going to see the new monthly reports on retail sales, inflation, industrial production and housing starts. …

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: 2013 WAS THE YEAR FOR DERIVATIVES

  2013 was officially a bounce-back year for derivatives trading across the globe. The World Federation of Exchanges and the…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: FOCUS ON GROWTH

  The early focus of 2014 in the U.S. seems to be on growth. CME Group chief economist Blu Putnam…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: THE AG MARKET EVOLUTION

There’s a nice profile of CME Group’s 165 year-old agricultural markets from Modern Farmer this week. The article focuses on…

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Market Update: Bernanke Talks Economy

Jack Bouroudjian notes the markets’ take on the Fed’s comments about the economy.

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Phase Two of Swaps Clearing for Dodd-Frank is Only Weeks Away

  New global rules for OTC derivatives have been implemented in the US and are imminent in Europe that will…

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Market Update: Equity Shortage

As we approach Memorial Day, Jack Bouroudjian looks at the shortage of equities and volatility.

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Currency market outlook with CME Group’s Sandra Ro

  There has been plenty to keep currency markets occupied this year from the threat of war on the  Korean…