See how much you could save by using E-mini S&P Select Sector futures

See how E-mini S&P Select Sector futures can help you reduce your costs to trade sector exposure in our new report, The Big Picture: A Cost Comparison of S&P Select Sector futures vs. ETFs. This resource compares the all-in cost of replicating S&P Select Sector exposure via futures and ETFs across four common investment scenarios … Read More

Credit Spreads Set to Balloon, India to Outshine China?

View in your browser Credit Spreads Set to Balloon, India to Outshine China? By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Hedging the Next Explosion in High Yield Bond Spreads Highlights: Stocks, high-yield corporate bond prices often fall in tandem Only a moderate risk of credit spreads ballooning in 2017 But risks could rise if Fed … Read More

Research: Will Tax Cuts Recreate Reagan Era Growth?

Will Tax Cuts Recreate Reagan Era Growth? By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Video Highlights Tax cuts without tax reform might not bolster growth Tax loopholes, aging population could diminish impact Uphill battle to expand GDP by more than 2% a year

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