Previously, Springer worked as an accountant and president for a Texas railcar company and managed agricultural futures
at his father's financial services company.
Year to date, CME Group agricultural futures
and options average daily volume has increased 23% to 1.6M contracts per day.
Electronic trading platform CME Group Thursday reported a record 3,002,818 agricultural futures
and options contracts, surpassing the 3m milestone for the first time in company history.
It is important to recognize that the history of agricultural futures
markets is inexorably bound up with the cycles of agricultural prices.
And cattle, corn, hogs, milk, and the other staples that drive the agricultural futures
ZAMACE has now positioned itself to offer an agricultural futures
market for Zambian commodities in association with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
"Benchmark agricultural futures
had drifted downward for most of H1 until the final day when the $A slashed planting and production forecasts.
Holt, "Market Efficiency in Agricultural Futures
Markets", Applied Economics 34, no.