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Third Quarter 2019 Overview and Q4 2019 Outlook

Oct 02, 2019
A strong dollar, escalating trade war between the US and China, and many other factors caused increased volatility in the commodities asset class over the third quarter of 2019. However, the overall performance of the sector was not all that exciting with the composite falling by 0.54%. Over the first nine months of this year, the asset class was 4.19 % higher as of the close of business on September 30. A myriad of issues will continue to face the commodities markets and all asset classes as we head into the final three months of this year. The fourth quarter of 2018 was highly volatile.... more

Third Quarter 2019 Overview and Q4 2019 Outlook

Oct 02, 2019
A strong dollar, escalating trade war between the US and China, and many other factors caused increased volatility in the commodities asset class over the third quarter of 2019. However, the overall performance of the sector was not all that exciting with the composite falling by 0.54%. Over the first nine months of this year, the asset class was 4.19 % higher as of the close of business on September 30. A myriad of issues will continue to face the commodities markets and all asset classes as we head into the final three months of this year. The fourth quarter of 2018 was highly volatile.... more

Webinar with the American Financial Exchange, LLC (AFX)

Sep 11, 2019
An Introduction to the AFX AMERIBOR Benchmark and AMERIBOR Futures traded on the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) using CQG During this webinar, AFX representatives explain in detail the methodology behind the AMERIBOR (American Interbank Offered Rate) markets. A CQG Product Specialist then walks you through monitoring and trading the AMERIBOR futures contracts.    View Now   Presenters:  Matt Murray | Product Specialist, CQG  Craig Benson | Vice President, AFX Grady Christopherson | Senior Analyst, AFX

Webinar with the American Financial Exchange, LLC (AFX)

Sep 11, 2019
An Introduction to the AFX AMERIBOR Benchmark and AMERIBOR Futures traded on the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) using CQG During this webinar, AFX representatives explain in detail the methodology behind the AMERIBOR (American Interbank Offered Rate) markets. A CQG Product Specialist then walks you through monitoring and trading the AMERIBOR futures contracts.    View Now   Presenters:  Matt Murray | Product Specialist, CQG  Craig Benson | Vice President, AFX Grady Christopherson | Senior Analyst, AFX

Live webinar with the American Financial Exchange, LLC (AFX)

Sep 11, 2019
An Introduction to the AFX AMERIBOR and the CBOE AMERIBOR Futures During this webinar, AFX representatives will explain in detail the methodology behind the AMERIBOR (American Interbank Offered Rate) cash markets. A CQG Product Specialist will then walk you through monitoring and trading the AMERIBOR futures contracts.    Date: September 25, 2019  Time: 2:30p.m. CT  Register Now   Presenters:  Matt Murray | Product Specialist, CQG  Craig Benson | VP, Ameribor Grady Christoperson | Senior Analyst, Ameribor 

Gold and Silver - Bull Markets

Sep 03, 2019
With fear and uncertainty mounting over the prospects of a global recession, interest rates have been falling. Even though the dollar index is in a bull market trend, the price action in the gold and silver market was explosive in August. Gold closed July at $1413.30 per ounce on the continuous futures contract. On the final trading day of August, the price settled at $1523, or 7.8% higher. Silver’s ascent in August was even more impressive. Gold’s little brother closed at $16.28 in July and moved to the $18.315 level on the final trading day of August, a rise of 12.5%. Gold and silver... more

Gold and Silver - Bull Markets

Sep 03, 2019
With fear and uncertainty mounting over the prospects of a global recession, interest rates have been falling. Even though the dollar index is in a bull market trend, the price action in the gold and silver market was explosive in August. Gold closed July at $1413.30 per ounce on the continuous futures contract. On the final trading day of August, the price settled at $1523, or 7.8% higher. Silver’s ascent in August was even more impressive. Gold’s little brother closed at $16.28 in July and moved to the $18.315 level on the final trading day of August, a rise of 12.5%. Gold and silver... more