Research: Four Key Challenges for Gold

Gold: Fed Rate Hikes Among Four Key Challenges By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Video Highlights Fed rate hikes could take the shine off gold in 2017 Central banks’ gold-buying spree might wind down Slow growth could sap demand from bullion-loving China

CME Group Base Metals Off to a Great Start for 2017

View in your browser Copper and Aluminum Climb High  Record Growth in January   COMEX Copper is off to a great start for 2017  Over the last 13 days COMEX Copper contracts have seen record open interest, and it continues to climb: As of February 1, open interest stood at a record high of 297,830 increasing … Read More

Equities: Driven by Trump or Macroeconomics?

Equities: Driven by Trump or Macroeconomics? By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Highlights:  Equities propelled by strong post-election sector rotation Financial, energy, industrial sectors among best performers Equities outlook tied to rates, U.S. dollar, commodity trends Any equities sell-off could diminish Fed rate-hike expectations Read Full Article