Dr. Richard Sandor, chairman and CEO of Environmental Financial Products LLC, talks about inventing markets and the evolution of exchanges such as the CME, CBOE and ICE at the MWE World of Opportunity event in Chicago in 2013.
In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Rich Mackey, managing director at Prime Trading, LLC, reminisces about his time as a caddie and how it prepared him for a career in finance.
“We were gung-ho we were going to be commodity brokers. When one of the speakers walked into the room he said within one year, half of you are no longer going to be in business. Within two years, there will only be five of you left in business. And within five years, there’s only going to be one of you left in the business. I’m the survivor and pretty happy about it.”
In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s Intern Recruiting Event in Chicago, Jim Hourihane, compliance manager for the National Futures Association, breaks down how the NFA works and what kind of opportunities present themselves in compliance.