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CNBC launches new online show on futures market

October 1, 2012

Posted by Chris Roush

CNBC announced Monday the launch of a new live online show, “Futures Now,” available on CNBC.com and  devoted to the futures market.

The 15-minute program will premiere live Tuesday, Oct. 2,at 1 p.m. EST and will live stream twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m. EST here.

The show is hosted by CNBC’s Jackie DeAngelis and sponsored by CME Group and TD Ameritrade.  “Futures Now” will look beyond the confines of equities and examine the multi-trillion dollar futures market. From the S&P to commodities such as oil and gold, “Futures Now” aims to demystify this crucial corner of the capital markets and teach retail investors how to use simple strategies that strive to enhance returns and limit risk in a variety of markets.

“CNBC is an investor-focused network dedicated to finding new ways to provide premium content to its viewers and users anywhere, anytime and on any platform,” said Susan Krakower, CNBC’s senior vice president strategic programming and development, in a statement. “Futures is one of the largest markets in the world and with the launch of ‘Futures Now,’ CNBC will deliver actionable information for the active investors who are looking for an opportunity to make money even after the closing bell.”

Twice a week, DeAngelis will lead discussions with prominent futures traders Anthony Grisanti, Founder and President, GRZ Energy Inc.; and Rich Ilczyszyn, Founder and Chief Market Strategist, iiTrader; that will focus on how to trade the news of the day using futures.


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