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Bradley Rotter – Open Outcry Traders History Project, Part One

Bradley Rotter – Open Outcry Traders History Project, Part One

Bradley Rotter has been a pioneer in financial futures, hedge fund investing and cryptocurrencies. He was on the trading floor of the Chicago Board of Trade when financial futures were just getting started. He convinced Merrill Lynch they needed a financial futures expert and was hired, then later moved to New York to work for EF Hutton before returning to Chicago to become the floor manager for AG Becker & Co. when bonds were first traded in the old South Room of the CBOT.

Catching up with Sterling Trading Tech on “Unprecedented” Trading

Catching up with Sterling Trading Tech on “Unprecedented” Trading

Sterling Trading Tech is one of the firms in the eye of the storm for the rise of retail equity and option traders. John Lothian News caught up with their president and head of risk management to talk about how they fared and how they continue to deal with the influx of retail customers and resulting trading activity in 2020 and 2021.

JIm Krause: The Path to Electronic Trading

JIm Krause: The Path to Electronic Trading

Former CME CIO Krause Recalls the History of CME Globex From the Beginning Jim Krause came to the futures industry from a job in temperature control and HVAC at  a company called MCC Powers. He followed Don Serpico, his supervisor at MCC Powers, who had been hired by...

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Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market’ spooks regulators

Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market’ spooks regulators

First Read $51,906/$300,000 (17.3%) ++++ Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff The Cboe received approval from the Dutch for their new European derivatives market to trade equity index derivatives. Their EuroCCP clearinghouse also received approval to clear...

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VIX Plaintiffs Lose Bid to Unmask Traders Tied to 2018 Spike

VIX Plaintiffs Lose Bid to Unmask Traders Tied to 2018 Spike

Observations & Insight Larry Abrams - Open Outcry Traders History Project - Part 1 JohnLothianNews.com Larry Abrams' career started with a chance encounter on a ski lift which was prompted by a good deed. He and some friends helped to push a stranded car that was...

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