Evolve Launches First ETF for Gamers in Canada
Evolve Funds Group is launching a new ETF in Canada for gamers under the ticker HERO. A new fixed income ETF called the RBC Canadian Discount Bond ETF started trading on the NEO exchange this week. Two firms in Toronto, Questrade and INFOR Financial, have announced a strategic partnership.
Market of the Week: 10-Year T-Note 04/02/2019
Both U.S. stocks and bonds surged through the first-quarter. Can this trend continue? Jeff Kilburg and Scott Bauer discuss factors that could underpin the bull market.
Market of the Week: 10-Year T-Note 04/01/2019
U.S. Treasury yields rise amid strong manufacturing data. Using technical and fundamental data from daily and weekly charts, Dan Gramza explains why he is bullish on Treasury note futures and what a close below 123.23 by Friday means for the markets.
Economist Perspective: Debt Ceiling Back in Play
U.S. debt ceiling and a potential government shutdown could be back in play later this year. Blu Putnam, CME Group Chief Economist explains while the probability of the twin threat is low, such an occurrence could potentially hit equities in Q3.
Economist Perspective: Rates and Brexit Endgame
Brexit enters crucial final phase. Erik Norland, Senior Economist at CME Group explains how Brexit decisions in the UK parliament this week could have wide-ranging implications for interest rates.
Economist Perspective - Demographic Challenges To Growth
Demographics Pose Challenge to U.S., China Growth in 2020s. Blu Putnam, Chief Economist at CME Group explains why changing demographic trends in the 2020s may create growth challenges for the U.S. and China.
Economist Perspective – Fed’s Shrinking Balance Sheet
The Fed’s plan to reduce its balance sheet is happening much sooner than planned. Blu Putnam, CME Group Chief Economist, discusses factors that may constrain the Fed’s move.
Market Movers: Fed's Powell Testimony
Federal Reserve Chairman Powell sticks to themes of patience and data dependency during two-day testimony on Capitol Hill. Jim Iuorio and Scott Martin discuss if short-term rates can stay low, does that mean long-term rates will as well?
Economist Perspective: Tug of War
Bears and bulls are in a tug-of-war in the U.S. bond market. Any good news or positive surprises in the trade war have the ability to lift equities and possibly hit bonds. Blu Putnam, CME Group Chief Economist, explains why it’s a tug-of-war between bears and bulls in the bond market.
Market of the Week: E-Mini S&P 500 (2/21/19)
U.S. stocks slip as traders continue to digest the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks. Dan Gramza, analyzes the March E-mini S&P 500 futures contract. He discusses what global events and fundamental releases to watch.
Market Movers: Trade War Review
Trade truce vs. Fed rhetoric Jim Iuorio and Scott Martin discuss if clarity and resolution on trade is enough for a data dependent Fed to alter its monetary policy course?
Economist Perspective: Market Challenges
2019: Another year of policy uncertainty and high volatility for major markets? From interest rates to equities, Blu Putnam, CME Group Chief Economist previews key challenges facing major asset classes this year.