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World Food Day and Commodity Markets

  Thursday was World Food Day, a time when global food security takes center stage. From my perspective, the day,…

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Market Update: The Get-Out Trade

  Equity markets slid in a big way today. Much of it could be traced to what Jack Bouroudjian calls…

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Nobel Winner Jean Tirole’s Connection to Futures

  Though Jean Tirole’s Nobel Prize  in Economics broke with the recent pattern of awarding multiple winners, it continued a…

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MONDAY OUTLOOK: BEIGE BOOK

  Among the critical economic reports out this week is the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, an economic performance report for…

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Video: Saracens Takes on Life After Professional Sports

  Last week, we profiled how Saracens Rugby Club is preparing players for their post-sports careers. It’s an approach that…

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Today’s Number: Options Records a Reflection of Global Events

  Options trading is growing rapidly, and for good reason.  We are seeing seismic shifts in volatility potential coming from…

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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…

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What Alibaba’s IPO Can Tell Us About Corporate Venturing

The financial press was abuzz Sept. 19 with news and speculation about the highly anticipated IPO of Alibaba (NYSE: BABA),…

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Video: The New Challenges for Aluminum Producers

  This is part four of our interview series on the state of the aluminum market, and the opportunities for…

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Post-Scottish Vote, Pound Activity Continues

  On the day voters went to the polls in Scotland, volume in the front month Pound futures was a…

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How The Scottish Independence Vote Is Impacting the Pound

  With the Scottish referendum vote this week, interest in the British Pound increased with the release of any information…

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Monday Outlook: Fed Week Is Here

  It’s a pivotal week for all kinds of markets, namely interest rates and equities, as the U.S. Federal Reserve…