What OPEC Deal Means for Oil, How 2017 Elections May Impact Euro

What OPEC Deal Means for Oil, How 2017 Elections May Impact Euro By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Will U.S. Producers Gain from OPEC Output Deal? Video Highlights: OPEC-fueled oil rally could boost U.S. output U.S. already awash in oil amid high inventories Past OPEC deals have given way to quota-busting Oil could be set … Read More

FedWatch Tool Shows Probability for Rate Hikes Through 2017

Assess the market’s outlook on Fed policy with CME Group FedWatch. The tool uses 30-Day Fed Fund futures prices to gauge the probability of a rate hike at the next eight FOMC meetings. With the tool currently projecting a probability of over 90% for a rate hike at the December 14 meeting, the market is focused … Read More

Research: Debt Ceiling Looms Large Over Congress

Research: Debt Ceiling Looms Large Over Congress By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Highlights: Contentious debt ceiling set to return in March 2017 Compromise expected in Republican-led Congress Forward to Colleague  |  Trademarks & Disclaimers  |  Privacy Policy Interact with CME Group Helping the World Advance: CME Group comprises four Designated Contract Markets (DCMs). Further information on each … Read More

Research: Challenges Facing Markets Post-Election

Research: Challenges Facing Markets Post-Election By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Highlights: Republican victory set to end years of gridlock in Congress Tax cuts, infrastructure spending to increase budget deficit Dollar to strengthen, Fed to raise rates starting in December Congress faces challenge in raising debt ceiling on March 16 Read Full Article

Precious Metals Spot Spread – Available January 9, 2017 on Gold and Silver

The Precious Metals Spot Spread is designed to help customers seamlessly bridge the COMEX futures and London OTC markets. Transfer risk in one simple, cost-effective transaction executed electronically on CME Globex and cleared by CME Clearing. Two daily contracts available January 8 (for first trade date January 9) make trading the spot spread possible: COMEX … Read More