SmartBrief and CME Group Partner on Weekly Snapshot of Commodities Markets

WASHINGTON, D.C. – SmartBrief and CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today launched Commodities Insight SmartBrief, a publication designed to highlight the week’s most important news about commodities markets and the regulatory and policy issues affecting those markets.

The weekly newsletter will provide CME Group clients and industry professionals with the week’s most important coverage of commodities trends from a broad array of global news sources that include top-tier financial news to in-depth industry trade coverage.

“Commodities Insight SmartBrief is building on an already successful relationship with CME Group,” said Rick Stamberger, CEO of SmartBrief. “We look forward to providing commodity market participants with the news they need to stay informed and make smart decisions.”

“We’re pleased to partner with SmartBrief to introduce the Commodities Insight SmartBrief newsletter,” said Derek Sammann, CME Group’s Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Commodities and Options Products. “We’re confident this new resource will provide customers, participants and end users of our markets with greater insight and news on the trends and regulatory developments shaping the commodities industry.”

To learn more or sign up for Commodities Insight SmartBrief, visit www.smartbrief.com/CMEGroup.

Serving more than 5.8 million senior executives, thought leaders and industry professionals, SmartBrief is the leading online source for targeted business news and information by industry and is based in Washington, D.C. By combining technology and editorial expertise, SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to deliver the most relevant industry news in partnership with more than 200 trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities.

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform, its trading facilities in New York and Chicago, and through its London-based CME Europe derivatives exchange.  CME Group also operates one of the world’s leading central counterparty clearing providers through CME Clearing and CME Clearing Europe, which offer clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded contracts and over-the-counter derivatives transactions.  These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk.

CONTACT:
Abiy Bekele, SmartBrief, (919) 931-5915
abekele@smartbrief.com