The futures industry has had a tough couple of years, and with each storm there has been a dire warning that people will abandon it in droves. But the futures industry, particularly in Chicago, has faced many challenges and usually comes out the other end stronger through its ability to innovate.
What was clear is that more than three years after the Dodd-Frank Act was passed and with many deadlines missed and more deadlines on the horizon there is a massive amount of confusion regarding how these products are to be regulated.
The world of technical analysis is complex, but with a working knowledge can be applied to virtually any market. Here we introduce you to 10 important rules of technical trading first described by technical trading legend John J. Murphy.
Sandor, who created the first interest rates futures in the 1970s and later a market for carbon emissions, envisioned interest rate futures because he understood the basic purpose of futures and saw a need.
There are four futures exchanges in China that list 31 commodity futures contracts and one financial futures contract. All major commodities, some of which have the highest markets share globally, are listed except for crude oil.