US Futures Market Review: Q2-2017
TABB Group Futures Market Review analyzes trends in the futures and options on futures markets in the US as well as brief global overview. In addition, we provide details on swap and volatility futures contracts. Finally, we provide a comprehensive ranking of the top twenty-five Futures Commissions Merchants (“FCMs”) as determined by customer segregated balances held on their books.
Volumes for Options on Futures are outpacing Futures in terms of percentage growth during the first half of 2017. Investors are looking for efficient ways to manage their risk or in some cases are seeking alternate sources of alpha generation.