CME Globex Labor Day Holiday Schedule

  CME Group will observe the following trading schedule and settlement times for the 2016 Labor Day Holiday: http://www.cmegroup.com/tools-information/holiday-calendar/ http://www.cmegroup.com/tools-information/holiday-calendar/files/2016-settlement-times-labor-day.pdf If you have any questions, please contact the CME Global Command Center in the U.S. at +1 800 438 8616, in Europe at +44 20 7623 4747 or in Asia at +65 6532 5010.

Winds of change: Implications of a strong Yen and La Niña

View in your browser Winds of change: Implications of a strong Yen and La Niña By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group  El Niño to La Niña: Natural Gas and Hurricanes Highlights:  La Niña raises drought potential in U.S. Southwest Could bring more rain to India, Indonesia, Australia La Niña could trigger more hurricanes, cyclones … Read More

5 Things to Know About Dividend Futures

Markets are pricing a marginal 2.2% per year growth in dividends between now and 2020. But will that number change with investor sentiment improved since February in the wake of a strong rally in equities? Read our new report on five key things to know about Dividend futures, and how you can capitalize on trading … Read More

A Turn to Fiscal Stimulus Amid Sputtering Growth?

View in your browser A Turn to Fiscal Stimulus Amid Sputtering Growth?  By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Video Highlights:  Fiscal policy in focus as monetary tools fail to spur growth More government spending, tax cuts likely in coming years Tight fiscal policy slowed U.S. recovery from recession

European Union’s Rocky Road Ahead to Brexit

View in your browser European Union’s Rocky Road Ahead to Brexit By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Highlights:  Bank of England cuts rates, buys more assets BoE governor not in favor of negative rates Negative rates hurt bank profits, squeeze lending EU could face more political challenges ahead