Category Archives: “Connections”

Weather Outlook

USDA Meteorologist Talks Weather Data and 2015’s Biggest Ag Story

Ahead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Prospective Plantings report March 31, farmers, ranchers and agribusiness are looking at a…

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College Students from Around the World are Trading Futures

The annual CME Group Trading Challenge has hosted collegiate teams of traders for 12 years now. Over that time, the…

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Infographic: The CME Group Trading Challenge

The preliminary round of the annual CME Group Trading Challenge wrapped up Thursday, February 19, with several universities still battling…

Coeur Mining

Coeur Mining on the New LBMA Silver Price (Video)

When the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) adopted a more transparent system for global spot market silver settlement prices in…

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Q&A: Sal Khan on Teaching Financial Markets

This week CME Group announced that former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will be this year’s recipient of the Melamed-Arditti…

Brazil Post-Election

Water, Not Economic Reform, is Brazil’s Next Challenge

  Brazil re-elected incumbent Dilma Rouseff of the Worker’s Party (PT) as its President for the next four years.  The…

Mexico Oil

How Will Mexico’s Energy Reform Impact Its Growth?

Energy reform in Mexico is taking shape. The swiftness in which a presidential promise survived a Congressional vote and was…

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Saracens Rugby Club Has A New Approach for Life After Sports

The world of professional sports is often referred to as a cutthroat business with a next-in-line mentality. Careers can come…

Tim Weiner MillerCoors

How MillerCoors Addresses Aluminum Price Risk

  Though aluminum has become a fashionable material of late for industries ranging from cell phones to automobiles, it has…

Rugby Global

How Saracens is Globalizing Rugby

Finding a “kindred spirit” is no longer just for love and friendship – call it Brand Globalization 2.0. That is…

China Food Futures

What China’s Appetite for Food Companies Means for Futures

China’s huge appetite means it is almost always a factor in setting the price on a range of commodities. Now we…

David Harding Pinnacle

Photos: The Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards

  The Managed Futures industry  wrapped up another round of awards June 17 at the 3rd Annual Managed Futures Pinnacle…