Capturing the Trade Opportunities in 4Q2019

The U.S. market has always given indications on the next trends.

Our speaker from CME Group, will share with you on how the Fed’s interest rate policy and the daily trade war updates in the news affects price movements in US and global markets.

Key Takeaways

  • The overview of the U.S economy and the impact to equity and gold products.
  • Will history repeat itself in the case of interest rate policies and treasury yields?
  • Will there be ripple effects for markets in Southeast Asia?

Speaker Profile

Erik Norland

Executive Director & Senior Economist, CME Group

Erik Norland is Executive Director and Senior Economist of CME Group. He is responsible for generating economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact on CME Group and the company’s business strategy, and upon those who trade in its various markets. He is also one of CME Group’s spokespeople on global economic, financial and geopolitical conditions.

Prior to joining CME Group, Norland gained more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry working for investment banks and hedge funds both in the United States and in France. He most recently served in sales and research at BEAM Bayesian Efficient Asset Management LLC, and previously as Director of Research at EQA Partners, both global macro hedge funds. He also worked for IXIS Corporate & Investment Bank in Paris (now called Natixis), covering central banks and supranationals for the fixed income sales business, and also worked as a market economist and strategist. He began his career at Bankers Trust, Global Investment Management in New York working with the tactical asset allocation group.

Norland holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and an statistics from Columbia University. He is also a CFA Charterholder.