Dec 15, 2021

Michael Pettis is a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. An expert on China’s economy, Pettis is professor of finance at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, where he specializes in... more

Thomas Finlon
Dec 13, 2021

Increasing confidence in the containment and treatment of the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus thus easing demand reduction concerns as well as strong inflationary pressures helped propel petroleum prices to their first weekly gain in seven... more

Yra Harris
Dec 13, 2021

If you’re only looking at the headlines from the past 48 hours, there is something major going on. First, on Friday afternoon Bloomberg reported that the G-7 finance chiefs are planning to discuss inflation as prices soar and the Financial Times... more

Marcus Kwan
Dec 10, 2021
Charting Tick charts Working orders are now displayed on daily charts Trading Park All button now respects filters in widget Orders widgets support multi-select and displaying avg fill price for multiple orders Default order size can now be set to 0... more
Yra Harris
Dec 08, 2021

On December 7, 2009, NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND published its first post and we’ve shared a few thousand thoughts since then (all archived at WordPress and for those on CQG they available thanks to the great efforts of Stan Yabroff). In sifting... more

Dec 08, 2021

James Bianco is President and founder of Bianco Research LLC.. Started in 1998 providing macro, fixed-income and economic analysis for financial market professionals

Bianco Research LLC.. is an affiliated company of Arbor... more

Thom Hartle
Dec 08, 2021

Fixed Income US Treasury traders may require the settlement date for calculating yields in Excel. Unfortunately, there is not an RTD function for pulling in the settlement date from CQG. However, there is a function in Excel that is perfect for... more

Thomas Finlon
Dec 06, 2021

Petroleum prices fell for a sixth consecutive week, the longest such streak of weekly losses since November 2018. Expected reduction in global petroleum demand due to the emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and the decision of OPEC+ to... more

Andy Hecht
Dec 01, 2021

Commodities are highly volatile assets. Price often below rational, logical, and reasonable levels. In April 2020, nearby NYMEX crude oil prices fell to negative $40.32 per barrel. Anyone holding a long position without storage capacity had to... more

Thomas Finlon
Nov 29, 2021

The discovery of a new Covid strain slammed petroleum prices on Friday as overwhelming fears
of demand destruction enveloped energy markets, erasing gains dating back to August. This
was the largest one-day drop since April 20, 2020... more