CME Group

Jan 17, 2023

On December 13, 2022 the November Consumer Price Index was released and the reported readings were lower than expected as detailed here in the CQG IC Calendar of Events.

The equity markets reaction (as shown here by the one-minute... more

Apr 22, 2022

AT A GLANCE

Investor demand for ESG products has resulted in equity index providers ensuring their indices reflect the overall trajectory of ESG Cobalt and lithium demand have surged as electric car sales more than doubled between 2020 and... more
Apr 19, 2022
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

As volatility levels fluctuate in the FX markets, Rich reviews two strategies in different currencies:

JPY/USD ratio spread for volatility to remain elevated MXN/USD call vs. put spread for volatility to pick up from a low... more
Apr 18, 2022

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Where rates go once the Federal Reserve reaches a point of neutral policy will be a key point for the jobs-inflation trade-off The Taylor Rule today, and for some time in the past, has been suggesting the Fed needs to start... more
Apr 18, 2022

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Rising rates tend to hurt growth stocks, but across the last five rate hike cycles, the Nasdaq median gain was nearly 27% Inflation and supply chain constraints will continue to be a theme, and earnings forecasts may be muted as... more
Apr 08, 2022

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Crude oil has averaged a 16.06% rise in price in the six months following the start of each of the Fed’s last six rate hike cycles In the first 10 days following the Fed’s March announcement of a 25 bps rate hike, WTI front month... more
Apr 05, 2022

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Though bitcoin ended 2021 up over 62%, the cryptocurrency experienced significant volatility along the way The Fed’s approach to inflation and the potential for regulation could be behind some of bitcoin’s recent volatility... more
Apr 01, 2022

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Short-dated new crop options help farmers manage risk around USDA reports or other market-moving events with a lower premium Geopolitical events have introduced new risks for producers in 2022

Grain market... more

Mar 18, 2022

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Micro E-mini equity options are tapping into industry demand for equity index products for a wider range of investors More options trading in 2021 coincided with a rise in investor education

The last two years... more

Feb 15, 2022

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The maturation of cryptocurrencies has led to increased adoption of crypto products, including regulated and centrally cleared crypto derivatives With sustainable investments set to grow, derivatives products based on an index... more