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Trade War: An End To China’s Currency Stability
Economist Perspective: What’s Next in Oil’s Wild Ride?
Market Movers: Q2 Tech Earnings
The Euro At 20: Why This Currency Matters
It is almost hard to believe that the euro is just over 20 years old. In the short span of two decades, it went from the world’s most ambitious financial experiment to its second most important international reserve currency. At 20 percent of the world’s global reserve holdings, it trails far behind the U.S. dollar but is quickly becoming its most viable challenger.
What Happens When The U.S. Dollar Declines?
The U.S. dollar is the most important currency in the world and when it falls, everyone feels the ripples. Over 80 percent of all currency transactions involve the greenback and investors of all asset classes have learned that its ups and downs can have significant ramifications for their investments.
Economist Perspective: Data Watch
Striking Options: U.S. Dollar and Tech Vulnerability
Economist Perspective: Federal Reserve Rate Cuts On Hold
Striking Options: Equities Rally and Eyes on the Fed
Economist Perspective: Bonds Signaling A Recession?
Ring in Micro E-mini Futures at the May 6 Nasdaq Opening Bell
On Sunday, May 5th (trade date May 6th), CME Group launched Micro E-mini S&P 500, Nasdaq-100, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Russell 2000 futures contracts. These latest additions to the current suite of Equity Index futures will have all the same specifications as the current E-mini Equity Indexes but will be 1/10 the notional size, allowing for participation amongst a broader customer base and the ability to precisely manage notional exposure to the different indexes.