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When and why it’s worth taking a look at equity index futures

Mar 4, 2020
They can indicate where the market is going to open, but they're not a crystal ball.
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Why the futures market is a way to gauge the economic effects of tariffs

Jun 18, 2018
The United States has imposed tariffs on products from China, Mexico, Canada and the European Union, and retaliatory duties are on the way. What will be the overall economic effect of these trade disputes? One way to gauge that is by looking to the futures market. Click the audio player above to hear the full […]

Meat Casino: volatility in the cattle futures markets

Aug 23, 2016
It’s up, it’s down and a bit unpredictable

BCS Championship tries end run around scalpers

Jan 7, 2013
College football fans paid a variable price for the right to buy a championship game ticket based on their team's chances to win a slot.