Since its inception, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has been an innovator in the trade of financial derivatives. From its lineup of E-mini equities to cryptocurrency futures, the CME provides active traders with a wide variety of alternatives. Read on to learn more about the new event-based contracts and how they may help you achieve… Read more.
When it comes to finance, monetary policy is the quintessential market driver. No matter what you’re trading―equities, futures, bonds, or currencies―evolving monetary policy has a tremendous bearing on asset valuations. Perhaps the most influential policymaker in the world is the U.S. Federal Reserve (FED). Let’s take a look at the CME FedWatch Index and how… Read more.
The lineup of E-mini futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) offers something for everyone. No matter whether your specialty is stocks, energies, or currencies, there’s an E-mini product that is right up your alley.
Understanding how to read and interpret futures contracts specifications is an important part of getting started in the market. A contract’s specifications spell out its parameters in concrete terms. If you’re not familiar with a product’s specs, then you shouldn’t be trading it!
Traders and investors from every corner of the globe consider the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) as an ideal way of engaging the broader U.S. equities market. In response to the public interest, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) offers S&P Emini futures to individuals wanting to take their shot at one of the premier… Read more.
Touted as long overdue by many in the derivatives community, the launch of Micro E-mini futures by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) on May 5, 2019, brought the leading U.S. equities indices online to the retail world. In the first four days alone, participants traded almost 2 million contracts ― the CME’s most successful product initiation in… Read more.