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Ethics: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Ethics: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Exchange Analytics President Larry Israel talks about the role of ethics in the futures industry with the 1989 FBI sting at the CBOT and CME serving as a historical starting point.

Leo Melamed – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Leo Melamed – Open Outcry Traders History Project

The first video we are releasing from the Open Outcry Traders History Project is of Leo Melamed. In this video, Leo tells of his start as a law student and runner, how he financed his first membership with help from his father and how many times he went broke. Three. There are lots of great stories from Leo – from how he makes his trading decisions to the impact of his career on his family and what kind of father he was. The Chairman Emeritus of the CME has had a long, history-making career. Here is his story.

OCC Strengthens Financial Resiliency With New Capital Management Policy

OCC Strengthens Financial Resiliency With New Capital Management Policy

In the past few years, OCC has taken steps to strengthen its resilience through a variety of activities including increasing headcount, working to revamp the clearinghouse’s technology stack and altering margin methodologies, to name a few. In this video, OCC Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Scot Warren talks about the OCC’s new capital management policy.

The Spread – Banking On It

The Spread – Banking On It

Activities in big bank options market making, Boris Johnson’s surprise announcement and James Harden’s offensive basketball acumen are all covered in this week’s episode of “The Spread.”

Expect the Unexpected

Expect the Unexpected

In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in Chicago, ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago CFO Mike Nowak talks about rolling with the punches – from changing careers due to 9/11 to learning about derivatives on the fly on the trading floor.

From Grains to Frac Sand to Hemp

From Grains to Frac Sand to Hemp

If you had told Julie Lerner eight years ago that the commodity trading platform PanXchange,  which she was building with sugar in mind, would grow to support the trading of frac sand, East African grains and hemp, she would have said you are nuts. 

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The dangerous private capital party

The dangerous private capital party

First Read $53,806/$300,000 (17.9%) ++++ Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff Friday's John's Take took a look at the latest move by ICE Mortgage Technology, which had a torrent of news last week. I interviewed ICE data head Lynn...

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Traders Pile Into Options Wagers Amid Rate-Hike Expectations

Traders Pile Into Options Wagers Amid Rate-Hike Expectations

Observations & Insight Cboe Options Institute will offer a 75-minute webinar, "Put-writing and Portfolio Risk Management," on Wednesday, October 27, at 12 p.m. ET with Derek Devens, managing director and senior portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman, and Gaurav...

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