Recently, CME Group partnered with the Milken Institute to complete a study about the important role derivatives products play in global commerce. The paper includes case studies of the airline, energy and food-processing industries to provide detail and context for the macroeconomic analysis around futures markets.
So what did they find? Milken states that derivatives have, in fact, had positive economic impacts and have contributed to U.S. economic growth.
The study's key findings include:
CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. The company is comprised of four Designated Contract Markets (DCMs). Further information on each exchange's rules and product listings can be found by clicking on the links to CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX.