Market Movers: Brexit Deadline
A Brexit Extension? Jim Iuorio and Scott Martin discuss what’s a bigger deal for currencies like the British pound, a hard Brexit or the realization that the U.K.’s departure from the European Union has been difficult?
Striking Options: Fed Announcement and Crude Rally
Dovish Fed in Focus. Jeff Kilburg and Scott Bauer discuss if Wednesday’s FOMC meeting will be a “buy the news/sell the fact” type of event?
Economist Perspective: Can the Fed Stoke Inflation?
Inflation Beyond Fed Control? Inflation has remained largely out of the Fed's sphere of influence for more than two decades. Can setting a higher inflation target rate change that? Blu Putnam, CME Group Chief Economist discusses.
Economist Perspective: Equities Bull Market Turns 10
Could a resolution of the trade war and the Fed’s pause on interest rate hikes give the stock market a second wind? Equities marked an important chapter this month with the decade-long bull market. The big question now is if the unintended consequences of monetary and trade policies could derail the stock market? Blu Putnam, Chief Economist at CME Group discusses.
Market Movers: March FOMC Meeting
The Fed promotes patience and makes no commitment to additional rate hikes. Jim Iuorio and Scott Martin preview next week’s FOMC meeting and discuss key statements traders will be watching.
Striking Options: Crude Oil Production and Fed Policy
Oil markets lifted: Saudi officials say they will cut crude oil exports in April. Jeff Kilburg and Scott Bauer say even with the OPEC-led supply cuts, investors remain concerned over global growth.
Striking Options: US Dollar Strengthens and Markets Remain Optimistic
Gold bulls closely watching U.S. jobs data. Jeff Kilburg and Bob Iaccino discuss the latest pullback for the precious metal and if gold will be able to find some support.
Market Movers: U.S. Jobs Report (3/6/19)
Is a potential trade war resolution and consistent strong employment data enough to alter the Fed’s dovish tone? Jim Iuorio and Scott Martin preview Friday’s U.S. Jobs report and discuss why stock-market bulls are focusing on this data.
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?
Striking Options: Gold Moves with Equities and Tariff Optimism
Gold bulls impressed with technical buying and dovish Fed. Jeff Kilburg and Scott Bauer discuss what’s boosting demand for the precious metal.