La Niña Looms Over Natural Gas, Oil Pins Hopes on OPEC

La Niña Looms Over Natural Gas, Oil Pins Hopes on OPEC  By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Natural Gas: Price Risks as La Niña Looms Highlights:  Natural gas production has begun to stagnate Demand growth likely to continue La Niña winter will help whittle down large inventory Flat forward price curve reflects market complacency … Read More

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