Copper: Sustained Rally Depends on China, Trump

Copper: Sustained Rally Depends on China, Trump By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Highlights:  Sustained rally in copper hinges on China, Trump Market awaits U.S. infrastructure spending, tax reform Any slowdown in China’s growth could weigh on copper Global copper output likely to keep growing in 2017 Read Full Article     Forward to Colleague  |  Trademarks & Disclaimers  |  Privacy … Read More

Equities: Event-Risk Storm on the Horizon?

Equities: Event-Risk Storm on the Horizon? By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Video Highlights: High-flying equities market heading for turbulence? Markets await Congress’ approval of eagerly awaited projects. Tax reform, debt ceiling, infrastructure spending among event risks.     Forward to Colleague  |  Trademarks & Disclaimers  |  Privacy Policy Interact with CME Group Helping the World Advance: CME … Read More

End of an Era of Economists at the Helm

View in your browser Fed: End of an Era of Economists at the Helm? By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, and Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Highlights Janet Yellen’s tenure as Fed Chair ends in early 2018 Trump can reappoint or replace Yellen and four others on Board Could lead to business leaders replacing economists … Read More

Research: Is Crude Oil Taking its Cue from Vegetable Oils?

Is Crude Oil Taking its Cue from Vegetable Oils? By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Highlights: Data suggest crude oil prices take their cue from vegetable oils Biofuel mandates could be at the heart of this relationship Crude oil inventories, production continues to grow Read Full Article