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CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace offering the widest range of futures and options products for risk management. Its subsidiaries include the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the S&P Dow Jones Indices.

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Economist Perspective: Fed Debates

Economist Perspective: Fed Debates

Five crucial factors that could upend the Fed's pause on rate hikes.

Market Movers: April/May FOMC Meeting

Market Movers: April/May FOMC Meeting

So far it's been a year of patience, policy uncertainty and low inflation.

Striking Options: Crude Surges and Earnings in Full Swing

Striking Options: Crude Surges and Earnings in Full Swing

Global oil prices and geopolitical tensions rise as waivers to buy Iranian oil expire.

Market Movers: Q1 Tech Earnings

Market Movers: Q1 Tech Earnings

Can big tech stocks beat expectations and lead U.S. stocks?

Striking Options: Gold Drops and New Highs in Equities

Striking Options: Gold Drops and New Highs in Equities

Strong earnings lift DJIA.

Economist Perspective: Trade War Developments

Economist Perspective: Trade War Developments

Equity markets are in the spotlight as the trade war continues.

Market Movers: Q1 Bank Earnings

Market Movers: Q1 Bank Earnings

Will the big six banks beat expectations?

Economist Perspective: Political Brinkmanship

Economist Perspective: Political Brinkmanship

Could power politics put the global economy at risk in the fourth quarter?

U.S. Oil on the Auction Block

U.S. Oil on the Auction Block

U.S. oil traded in an electronic auction for the first time in March, enabling U.S. exporters to reach an international audience.

Economist Perspective: FX Leadership

Economist Perspective: FX Leadership

Can the U.S. dollar maintain its leadership among global currencies?