Oil: Will Rising U.S. Output Stifle Post-OPEC Gains?

View in your browser Oil: Will Rising U.S. Output Stifle Post-OPEC Gains? By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Highlights: U.S. oil output has been rising since July 2016 Investment in U.S. oil sector rebounding quickly Resurgent oil market faces a key test at $55/barrel High U.S. inventories a hurdle to long-term bull market Read … Read More

Seven Most Noteworthy Trading Days of 2016

Seven Most Noteworthy Trading Days of 2016 By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Of the seven most noteworthy trading days at CME Group exchanges last year, a majority were triggered by heightened event risk, ranging from the U.S. elections, Brexit referendum, diverging monetary policies around the globe, to OPEC production cuts. A look back … Read More

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