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

E-mini Russell 2000 – Returns to CME July 10, 2017

E-mini Russell 2000 – Returns to CME July 10, 2017 Starting Monday, trade E-mini Russell 2000® Index futures and options alongside other benchmark equity index futures at CME Group. Enjoy fee waivers, margin credits of up to 75% and the efficiency of managing your equity futures exposure under one roof. The Globex Trading Symbol for … Read More

CME Globex Independence Day Holiday Trading Schedule and Settlement Times

  CME Group will observe the following trading schedule and settlement times for the 2017 Independence Day Holiday (from July 3-5): Independence Day Holiday Calendar and Settlement Times 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 … Read More

Off the Charts Podcast: Fed’s Shrinking Balance Sheet

View in your browser Fed Sets Out To Shrink Balance Sheet by Half By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group The Federal Reserve’s approach to reducing its massive balance sheet is to proceed very slowly so it does not disrupt markets, especially home mortgages. Listen to Podcast In the “Off The Charts!” podcast series, CME … Read More

Research: Are U.S. Treasuries Undervalued?

View in your browser Are U.S. Treasuries Undervalued? By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Highlights:  Stocks-earnings disconnect could trigger volatility in equities Fed capping reinvestments could create Treasuries bear market Bearish Treasuries could lead to equities correction/flight to quality Treasuries are relatively cheap; high yield bonds could cost more  Read Full Article Forward to … Read More