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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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Striking Options: Volatility, Crude Oil, & Equities

Striking Options: Volatility, Crude Oil, & Equities

Is a surge in U.S. treasury yields testing investor appetite?

The New Economics of Natural Gas

The New Economics of Natural Gas

Volatility is rising, and there's more interest than ever in U.S. natural gas. (Sponsored. By Neil Somma.)

Market of the Week

Market of the Week

Is there enough global supply of crude oil to meet demand?

What a Trade War With China Means for Gold

What a Trade War With China Means for Gold

Gold's safe-haven attributes could increase, but it all comes down to the U.S. dollar. (Sponsored. By Scott Bauer)

Striking Options: Jobs, Rates, and Equities

Striking Options: Jobs, Rates, and Equities

Are U.S. stocks flirting with volatility?

Why Small-Cap Indexes Are an Economic Barometer

Why Small-Cap Indexes Are an Economic Barometer

Small-cap indexes are often the first to respond when major market moving events like a U.S. election occur. (Sponsored. By Evan Peterson.)

Economist Perspective: Global Trade Growth Disappearing

Economist Perspective: Global Trade Growth Disappearing

Could Fed Heighten Risk in Emerging Market Currencies?

LNG and the Importance of the Henry Hub Benchmark

LNG and the Importance of the Henry Hub Benchmark

U.S. natural gas futures are transforming into a global pricing benchmark, due to a combination of growing international demand and a surge in shipments of American gas. (Sponsored. Written by Russell Blinch.)

Market Movers: Italy's Budget Crisis

Market Movers: Italy's Budget Crisis

Is trouble in Italy an indication of another European crisis?

3 Events That Could Shape the Stock Market Before 2018 Ends

3 Events That Could Shape the Stock Market Before 2018 Ends

There are a few dates that should be circled on the calendar as potential triggers for increased volatility. (Sponsored. Written by Jim Iuorio.)