Recent macroeconomic conditions have heightened anticipation that the Fed may act, perhaps sooner rather than later, to raise target Fed Funds off the historic lows of 0-25 basis points at which it has been held since December 2008.
CME Group's 30-Day Federal Funds futures contracts (Fed Funds futures) represent a direct reflection of collective marketplace insight regarding the future course of Fed monetary policy. In addition to their value as a predictive tool, Fed Funds futures also provide an efficacious means of hedging and gaining exposure to short-term interest rate risks.
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