Guest post by John Mauldin. What do rising rates mean? This piece puts it all in perspective. Hope it helps, Andy Waldock. Read more →
By Jonathan Tepper. For the past few months, I’ve been trying to solve an economic puzzle: why are wages growing so slowly despite a growing economy and a booming stock market? Read more →
Equities could face event-risk turbulence as Congress attempts to legislate eagerly-awaited tax reforms, infrastructure spending and debt ceiling. Video by Blu Putnam, Chief economist, CME Group. Watch Video at CME Group Read more →
Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Corn Stocks Up 10 Percent from March 2016 Soybean Stocks Up 13 Percent All Wheat Stocks Up 21 Percent Read more →
Beware as Debt Ceiling Meets Fiscal Ambitions
By Bluford Putnam and Erik Norland of the CME Group
Approximately half of the world’s cocoa comes from the Ivory Coast and Ghana with the Ivory Coast supplying more than a third on its own. We’ve written extensively on the background of Ivory Coast politics, the ouster of Laurent Gbagbo and what Alassane Ouattara means not only to the country but also the global cocoa market. Currently, cocoa prices are… Read more →
Interest rate analysis by Erik Norland for the CME Group.
There are two main points we intend to drive home. The first is that the incoming administration is pro-petroleum and steel. The second is that accurate price forecasting, and hedging by U.S. farmers is more critical now than ever. President Trump campaigned on the slogan “Make America great again.” The dialogue since his win has focused on which version of… Read more →
Renzi’s Great Gamble By Nick Andrews and Stefano Capacci August 24, 2016 Prime ministers come and go in Italy – four since the financial crisis – but precious little seems to change. The latest incumbent, Matteo Renzi, has pursued structural reform more energetically than his predecessors. But for all the progress he has made, he might as well have been… Read more →
Weapons of Economic Misdirection By John Mauldin | Aug 21, 2016 Weapons of Economic Misdirection Hayek Versus Keynes GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History Will the Real GDP Please Stand Up? GDP Is a Political Construction Read more →
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