Category Archives: “News”

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Ruble Futures Continue to Trade

  The Russian Ruble has been under pressure for most of the year due to Western sanctions over Ukraine and…

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These Are the Risks Bringing FX Volatility to Europe

The drop in market volatility we saw in the first half of 2014 – referred to ironically by FT Alphaville…

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Monday Outlook: Farmers Holding onto Grain?

  While much of the commodity focus remains on oil, and the dynamics driving its price downward, there are some equally…

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Why the Spectacular Fall in Oil Prices?

There are powerful dynamics impacting the oil and natural gas markets on a global scale.   Our perspective is that the…

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How Golf Helped Wounded Vets This Season on the LPGA Tour

  When the fourth playoff hole was finished Sunday at the CME Group Tour Championship in Naples, Fla., several season-ending…

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Monday Outlook: Economic Thanksgiving

Fewer economic events are on the calendar this week thanks to the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., but it follows…

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50 Years of Live Cattle

  Today’s futures markets are places where participants trade all kinds of commodity and financial derivatives, from oil and gold…

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Systemic Risk to Markets Includes Cyber Security

  Moderator Gillian Tett of the Financial Times kicked off a panel on systemic risk to the financial system with…

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Steve Forbes Talks Innovation, Growth and Digital Media

  Where much of the discussion at the 2014 Global Financial Leadership Conference focused on monetary policy and the international…

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Ehud Barak: ISIS A “Generational” Threat

  Former Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Barak gave a full view of the world’s geopolitical risks Tuesday at the…

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Mohamed El-Erian’s 4 Circles Towards a Recovery

  Uncertainty may be the one thing that is certain in economic matters. Mohamed El-Erian used the concept to call…

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Brittany Lincicome on the Race to CME Globe

The first ever CME Group LPGA Tour Championship begins this week at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla. On the…