Economic Research: UK Economy Feels Heat of a Complicated Brexit

View in your browser UK Economy to Feel the Heat of a Complicated Brexit By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Highlights:  Conservative Party’s electoral setback heightens Brexit fears Britain’s growth likely to slow down in second half of 2017, 2018 Investments in UK expected to decline due to Brexit anxieties ECB could shift monetary policy … Read More

Economic Research: ECB, BOE to Follow in Fed’s Monetary Footsteps?

View in your browser ECB, BOE to Follow in Fed’s Monetary Footsteps? By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Video Highlights: Fed rate hike strengthens euro and pound, weighs on U.S. dollar Bank of England might cautiously emulate Fed rate hikes ECB President Draghi indicates possible curbing of quantitative easing Forward to Colleague  |  Trademarks & Disclaimers  |  Privacy … Read More

Economic Research: Equities Divergence from Earnings a Red Flag?

Equities Divergence from Earnings a Red Flag? By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Video Highlights: Eight-year equities bull market starting to show its age Rising equities diverge from slow growth in corporate earnings Any sharp correction in equities could benefit U.S. Treasuries     Forward to Colleague  |  Trademarks & Disclaimers  |  Privacy Policy Interact with CME Group … Read More

Trade E-mini Russell 2000 Index Futures and Options at CME Today

View in your browser Small Cap, Big Opportunity Trade E-mini Russell 2000 Index Futures and Options at CME Today This summer’s most anticipated return is here! E-mini Russell 2000® Index futures and options are now trading at CME. Start trading U.S. small-cap equity benchmark contracts today and benefit from: More potential savings Margin offsets of … Read More

Will Fed Rate Hikes Stir Market Volatility?

View in your browser Will Fed Rate Hikes Stir Market Volatility? By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Video Highlights: Implied volatility across many markets near record lows Result of years of low interest rates, quantitative easing Fed rate hikes in 2018/2019 could bring volatility back Forward to Colleague  |  Trademarks & Disclaimers  |  Privacy Policy Interact with CME … Read More