Arguably no scandal in the history of the futures industry has done as much damage as the MF Global debacle in the fall of 2011. The reason is that it challenged one of the core underpinnings of the futures industry—that customer segregated funds would remain segregated from the rest of the capital in a futures commission merchant (FCM) so that it would not be at risk even if the FCM itself failed.
The FTSE Russell Index family and its crown jewel, the Russell 2000 Index, are the best-traveled indexes in the world. The Russell 2000 is a mid-cap benchmark equity index. It is arguably the last Home Run standalone product launched by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and it is coming home, as CME Group and Russell announced in April that the 2000 will once again be traded exclusively on Globex as of July 10.
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