Derivatives Industry Joins Forces to Launch Education Resource will be a leading online resource for derivatives education, providing interactive tools, a trading simulator and curriculum for a wide variety of audiences. “With , we now have a resource for market users, policy makers, educators and students, as well as the general public, to better understand how risk management markets work and why they matter to all of us, every day,” said Walt Lukken, President and CEO of FIA, the leading global trade organization for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets. “We are making this investment, along with the Institute for Financial Markets, to help tell that story, generate understanding of the impact we have and develop the next generation of market users. We hope other industry participants will join this effort.” “We are very pleased to partner with the industry to help a broad range of audiences understand the beneficial role these markets play in the global economy, and to ensure that futures markets are a part of economic education from an early level,” said Terry Duffy, Chairman and CEO of CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. “Market users have long asked for educational resources to explain to the public how futures markets work,” said Tom Sexton, President and CEO of NFA, the industrywide, self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry. “Through this partnership, we intend to expand the content already in place on, so we can break down seemingly complex topics into interactive, accessible content for all levels.” Source / More: CME Group oilandgasOil and Gas News Undiluted !!! “The squeaky wheel gets the oil” Follow us: @OilAndGasPress on Twitter | OilAndGasPress on Facebook]]>