Market Movers: March Quarterly Hogs & Pigs Report
Lean hog volatility persists as strong demand for pork continues throughout the world. David Hightower and Dan Basse preview the March Hogs & Pigs report and discuss potential record U.S. pork production numbers.
Market of the Week: WTI Crude Oil
Are OPEC’s cuts being overshadowed by the uncertainty of an unresolved trade war? Using technical and fundamental data from daily and weekly charts, Dan Gramza explains why he is bearish on crude oil and what a close below $57.80 by Friday means for the markets.
Market Movers: March Prospective Plantings
U.S. farmers are waiting on weather and trade policy outcomes. Dave Hightower and Dan Basse, preview the March USDA Prospective Plantings report and discuss grain volatility and potential challenges for the 2019 U.S. growing season.
Trader's Edge: Trade Wars - Measuring the Impact on Equities
Talks between the U.S. and China enter overtime as negotiators continue to work through terms. As uncertainty grows, equity markets have been reacting to possible outcomes. Dave Lerman, Educator at CME Group discusses.
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.
Energy Markets Are Watching U.S-China Trade Talks
As U.S.-China trade talks continue, energy markets are looking for any signal that might add volatility to the crude markets. CME Group’s Jeff White discusses how traders are hedging against both long and short term bearish movement in the WTI crude oil market, now that the tariff deadline was delayed.
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.
Market Movers: March Crop Report
Changes in trade policy may impact corn exports. Dave Hightower and Dan Basse preview the March USDA Crop report and discuss ways to hedge grain volatility.
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: Trade Deals and Political Realities
Optimism grows over U.S.-China trade deal. But will a deal get Congressional approval? Blu Putnam, Chief Economist at CME Group discusses if a potential U.S.-China trade deal can get approval from the House of Representatives?