Global Economic Data News and Reports

Whether you are trading currency futures, energies, grains, Treasuries, or the stock indices, it is a good idea to keep tabs on the global landscape.  

The CME Group provides this feed chock full of economic data from around the globe to aid commodity traders in keeping up with the latest global economic trends.  

  1. High interest rates, rising geopolitical tensions, and economic headwinds from aging populations in industrial nations are changing the nature of risk management.
  2. Consumer spending, which accounts for about 60% of U.S. economic activity, has taken a few knocks but remains healthy overall.
  3. The Fed set the stage for a suppression of risk management about two decades ago with low interest rates.
  4. The European Central Bank is in a bind, facing the need to continue raising rates to battle sticky inflation without causing a downturn.
  5. Treasury yields are rising as the debate on interest rates shifts from when the Fed will stop tightening to how long rates will remain high.

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