Economic Research: French Elections Podcast and Article

French Election: What’s at Stake This Sunday By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Podcast – Outcome Could Impact Euro, EU French voters will elect a new president in the second and final round of voting this Sunday, May 7. The outcome could have serious implications for the future of the European Union, impact the … Read More

French Election Risk Managed with COMEX Gold Futures

French Election Risk, Managed How COMEX Gold Futures Can Help You Manage Risk During Times of Uncertainty When geopolitical events create uncertainty, CME Group’s liquid global benchmark COMEX Gold Futures are here for you day or night. Gold Futures volume was +163% during Asian trading hours and +18% during European trading hours on April 24 … Read More

Gold: Breaking Out of the Doldrums

Gold: Breaking Out of the Doldrums By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group Highlights:  Big moves in gold possible on Trump policies Could awaken dull options market, spike implied volatility Gold is ultimate hedge for setbacks to Trump agenda U.S. monetary policy, mining output key to gold market Read Full Article     Forward to … Read More

Webinar: Get to Know COMEX Copper Futures

COMEX Copper futures are off to an extraordinary start with open interest records refreshed 14 times so far, reaching an all-time high on February 13 at 300,966 contracts and quarterly volume was +25% Q1 2017 versus 2016 . We invite you to join CME Group Educator, Dave Lerman for a live webinar as he takes a … Read More

Sunday Specials: French Elections, U.S. Budget Deadline

View in your browser Sunday Specials: French Elections, U.S. Budget Debate By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Highlights: Two rounds of voting in French elections in April, May fall on Sundays U.S. budget deadline is Friday, April 28, but likely to be resolved on Sunday Monday-expiration options useful tool for weekend event risk management Forward to … Read More