CME Group and Eris Exchange have struck an exclusive licensing agreement to migrate Eris USD Interest Rate Swap Futures to CME Group and the CME Globex trading platform in Q4 2018.
Market events to watch this week
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 164,000 in April, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, manufacturing, health care, and mining.
A year ago, we had pointed out that despite May’s reputation as being a time to sell equities, the prior four years produced positive returns in all three equity indexes in May. Make that five years in a row now. Though, when you take a closer look at recent equity performance in May, each year there has been some volatility in the markets during May and the overall gains have been only marginal.
You can now trade cryptocurrencies for free through Trading Technologies' software. Trading Technologies is a 24-year-old company providing software and services for the trading industry. Its lead product is a front-end platform simply known as TT.
FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading services, and Quantopian, a crowd-sourced asset manager and creator of the open-source quantitative finance platform, today announced a new strategic relationship and a plan to launch a pioneering data analysis solution called Quantopian Enterprise.
The Baltic Exchange and Freightos announced that the Freightos International Freight Index will be republished as the Freightos Baltic Indices yesterday at Singapore Maritime Week.
A letter from CBOE on the VIX
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of a civil enforcement action on April 23, 2018, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging Defendant Kevin Scott Antonovich of Woodside, New York.
Market events to watch this week