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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 of the Week: Swiss Franc Futures

Market of the Week: Swiss Franc Futures

Safe-haven currencies like the Swiss Franc, are closely watching the Fed's next move.

Striking Options: Fed Rate Cuts and S&P Volatility

Striking Options: Fed Rate Cuts and S&P Volatility

The Fed is in the hot seat, again. This time at Jackson Hole.

Market Movers: Jackson Hole Summit

Market Movers: Jackson Hole Summit

Will Fed Chairman Powell address U.S. rate path in his Jackson Hole speech?

Economist Perspective: Tariffs and the Deficit

Economist Perspective: Tariffs and the Deficit

U.S. tariffs are not shrinking the trade deficit.

Economist Perspective: Gold, Oil and Copper: Dancing to Different Drummers

Economist Perspective: Gold, Oil and Copper: Dancing to Different Drummers

Copper, gold and oil are no longer moving in tandem. So what's driving these commodities in opposite directions?

China Has Big Plans for Its Greater Bay Area

China Has Big Plans for Its Greater Bay Area

The economic zone could help improve China's energy security and increase internationalization of the renminbi.

Striking Options: Geopolitical Tensions and Eyes on the Fed

Striking Options: Geopolitical Tensions and Eyes on the Fed

As geopolitical tensions mount in the Mideast, oil markets remain muted. What's changed?

Market Movers: July FOMC Meeting

Market Movers: July FOMC Meeting

A Fed rate cut, even if the economy is doing okay? What's the message here?

Economist Perspective: Implied Volatility

Economist Perspective: Implied Volatility

Why are options implied volatility across most markets near record lows?

Market Movers: Q2 Tech Earnings

Market Movers: Q2 Tech Earnings

Are FAANG stocks all that matter when it comes to earnings season?