The changing economics of the global energy industry are changing how benchmark prices are being used to hedge risk and this transformation is likely to continue for the next several years.
A discussion with Nobel laureate Gary Becker and CME Group Chairman Emeritus Leo Melamed on an important relationship that has contributed to the evolution and advancement of global financial markets.
An interview with StockTwits Founder Howard Lindzon on his company, the markets and the future of social media.
China’s currency, the renminbi, will inevitably face various hurdles as it seeks to establish marketplace credibility and gain a place among the world’s heavyweight currencies. Author and renminbi expert Hai Xin looks at what lies ahead.
Long the mainstay of the pit, the trading of options electronically is growing due to better technology and greater demand for efficiency.
China is now not just the world’s second largest economy but also a country undergoing tremendous change. It is this China at a crossroads from factory workshop to consumer society that Shaun Rein explores in his timely new book “The End of Cheap China”.
Snow levels can hurt or help a business’s bottom line, but long-term weather forecasts cannot offer absolute certainty. This is where snowfall futures come in.
Most of the attention concerning the drought this summer was on dry soil and shrinking crop yields. Meanwhile, livestock producers may have been the hardest hit of all.
As market participants absorb the reverberations of the latest Fed acronym – QE3 – some market participants are looking to a new country acronym as the next place to put their focus.
Robert Shiller is best known for the index that bears his name, but from digital media to new concepts for futures and securities, he isn’t running out of ideas anytime soon.
With this year’s drought severely diminishing the expected output for corn, wheat and soybeans from the Midwestern United States, the effects on the world food chain could start to show.
As the heart of hurricane season approaches, why some companies need a comprehensive way to hedge against losses related to storm-related risk. This is where hurricane futures come into play.