Soybeans: New South American Futures Contract Launches in Sept. Aug 24, 2020

    🕔Aug 24, 2020
    CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, will launch South American Soybean (Platts) Futures on September 21, 2020, pending all relevant regulatory review periods. This contract will […]

    Commodity Markets: Do We Need More Futures Contracts? Dec 3, 2018

    🕔Dec 3, 2018
    In the last couple of months, there has been news about a new futures contract for soybeans. The Financial Times and Reuters, among others, reported that the CME Group, the […]

    Ag Barometer: Producers’ Confidence Surges During January Feb 7, 2017

    🕔Feb 7, 2017
    The dramatic improvement in ag producers’ sentiment that started following the November election continued into the new year. The Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer–based on a monthly survey of 400 […]

    Farmer Sentiment Takes A Positive Uptick, “Ag Barometer” Indicates Jul 5, 2016

    🕔Jul 5, 2016
    Producer sentiment surrounding the U.S. agricultural economy rebounded in June after a dip in May, according to the latest survey results from the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. The June […]

    Ag Economy: April Rebound with Better Prices, Favorable Weather May 6, 2016

    🕔May 6, 2016
    Following a series of declines in the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer from October through March, the April reading of the barometer rebounded sharply. The index improved from 85 […]

    Ag Economy Barometer: Purdue University and CME Group Partnership May 6, 2016

    🕔May 6, 2016
    Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and the derivatives marketplace CME Group are partnering to produce the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, a monthly nationwide measure of the health of the U.S. agricultural economy. […]

    Livestock Market: CME Group to Shorten Trading Hours Feb 10, 2016

    🕔Feb 10, 2016
    CME Group will shorten trading hours for livestock contracts effective Monday, Feb. 29. The move follows escalating criticism that extreme volatility has rendered cattle futures effectively broken for cash market […]

    Rough Rice Futures Move Higher Nov 12, 2015

    🕔Nov 12, 2015
    CME Group (Prelim): Closing Rough Rice Futures for November 12 Month Price Net Change November 2015 $12.110 + $0.475 January 2016 $12.360 + $0.480 March 2016 $12.625 + $0.475 May […]

    Markets: How Will Closing the Trading Pits Affect Performance? Mar 4, 2015

    🕔Mar 4, 2015
    CME Group’s recent announcement regarding the scheduled July 2 closing of most futures trading pits has triggered a range of reactions. News stories have covered related issues such as displaced […]

    Chicago Markets Closed Monday, January 19 Jan 18, 2015

    🕔Jan 18, 2015
    The Chicago Board of Trade, CME Group, is closed on Monday, January 19 for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


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