Futures trading helps businesses around the world navigate risk and uncertainty. By locking in future prices using futures products, they are better equipped to take on new opportunities, act more quickly and decisively, grow their businesses and ultimately help reduce costs for you, the consumer.
Futures play a huge role in our economy. But they also impact the smallest areas of your life — like the cereal you have for breakfast. See how below.
More goes into your bowl of breakfast cereal than milk
On the surface, the recipe for a bowl of cereal seems simple: just add milk and find a spoon. But futures play a role in every part of your breakfast — from the grains it’s made with to the milk you pour on it.