Research: Is Debt, Real Estate Sinking the Loonie?

View in your browser Canada: Is Debt, Real Estate Sinking the Loonie? By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Highlights: Canadian dollar has begun to diverge from WTI crude oil Could signal economic problems related to debt, property values High debt could pressure Canada to keep interest rates low Budget deficit might grow to aid … Read More

Hedge the May 25 OPEC Meeting with NYMEX Weekly Energy Options

Oil: Battle of the Swing Producers Heats Up as OPEC Meeting Nears By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group NYMEX weekly energy options give you greater flexibility to manage volatility arising from event risk, like the upcoming OPEC meeting on May 25. In this video, hear from our Chief Economist as he gives his take … Read More

Economic Research: French Elections Podcast and Article

French Election: What’s at Stake This Sunday By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Podcast – Outcome Could Impact Euro, EU French voters will elect a new president in the second and final round of voting this Sunday, May 7. The outcome could have serious implications for the future of the European Union, impact the … Read More

French Election Risk Managed with COMEX Gold Futures

French Election Risk, Managed How COMEX Gold Futures Can Help You Manage Risk During Times of Uncertainty When geopolitical events create uncertainty, CME Group’s liquid global benchmark COMEX Gold Futures are here for you day or night. Gold Futures volume was +163% during Asian trading hours and +18% during European trading hours on April 24 … Read More

Gold: Breaking Out of the Doldrums

Gold: Breaking Out of the Doldrums By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Highlights:  Big moves in gold possible on Trump policies Could awaken dull options market, spike implied volatility Gold is ultimate hedge for setbacks to Trump agenda U.S. monetary policy, mining output key to gold market Read Full Article     Forward to … Read More