Tag: CME Group

U.S. Interest Rates to Start Rising Mid-2015: CME’s Chief Economist

Changes in U.S. monetary policy could be worth paying attention to┬áin the next year. After nearly six years, the Federal Reserve announced this week that it is ending “quantitative easing,” the bond buy-back program implemented to help the U.S. economy through the recession. The end of QE is seen by many as a step toward… Read more »

Kansas City Wheat Futures to Move to Chicago Trading Floor

CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) today announced it will transition open outcry trading of Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT) hard red winter (HRW) wheat futures and options to its Chicago trading floor beginning Monday, July 1, 2013, pending CFTC review. The company’s release says this transition will accelerate efficiencies and trading opportunities for customers trading both… Read more »