CME Launches First Ever Water Futures

On September 17th, CME Group and Nasdaq announced plans to launch the first-ever water futures contract based on the Nasdaq Veles California Water Index. Farmers and ranchers know the importance of keeping an eye on grain and livestock futures markets. And, water scarcity is one of the biggest challenges we face in the 21st century. […]

Coronavirus Impacting Agribusiness, Trade

The CME Group physical trading floor will close due to the coronavirus. Much of today’s trade is done electronically. Trade on the floor will end at the close of Friday’s trading session, and all trading will take place on the GME Globex. CME Group said the action is “a precaution to reduce large gatherings that […]

National Cattlemen’s Foundations Accepting Scholarship Applications

The National Cattlemen’s Foundation is now accepting applications for 2020-2021 beef industry scholarships sponsored by CME Group.  Announced this week, the ten scholarships of $1,500 each will be awarded to students pursuing careers in the beef industry.   The CME Beef Industry Scholarship was first introduced 30 years ago.  Today, the scholarship recognizes and encourages […]