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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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Market Movers: EU Elections

Market Movers: EU Elections

Why is this European Parliament election different?

Market Movers: Trade War Volatility

Market Movers: Trade War Volatility

Trade jitters continue as U.S.-China trade deadline approaches.

Economist Perspective: ECB Rate Policy

Economist Perspective: ECB Rate Policy

Will the ECB change course to end negative rates?

Why Micro Futures Are a Game Changer for Retail Traders

Why Micro Futures Are a Game Changer for Retail Traders

Equity index traders hesitant to venture into futures should be encouraged by contracts one-tenth the size of the popular E-mini.

Market Movers: April U.S. Jobs Report

Market Movers: April U.S. Jobs Report

Will the U.S. jobs story continue to be an economic bright spot?

Economist Perspective: Short and Long of Oil

Economist Perspective: Short and Long of Oil

Rising fuel efficiency could trim oil demand over the long-term.

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?