Research: Fed Raises Rates, More Hikes to Follow in 2017

Fed Raises Rates, More Hikes to Follow in 2017 By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Highlights: Fed signals three interest rate hikes in 2017 Rebound in commodities could stoke inflation Inflation rate could exceed 3% by the end of 2017 Chances of four rate hikes to rise with inflation  

Research: What Next for Currencies in Trump Sell-Off?

FX: What Next for Currencies in Trump Sell-Off? By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Highlights: Euro could head lower, test parity with U.S. dollar China may have to devalue yuan to regain export edge Battered Mexican peso could gain ground in early 2017 Trump energy policies could weigh on ruble, Canadian dollar Read Full Article

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