This narrated PowerPoint presentation identifies the mechanics of key financial derivatives and explains why market participants use derivatives. Other topics include the risk of derivatives and why regulators have concerns about some types of derivatives.
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.