Mike Cavanaugh found his way to the trading industry despite his degree in political science because he had a brother-in-law in the wheat pit at the CBOT. He did a summer internship working for “one of the more prolific wheat traders” and soon fell in love with the place.
Electronic trading changed the way quotes are generated, archived and delivered to traders, brokers and their clients over the internet. Barchart was a pioneer in delivering quotes over the internet and providing them for several exchanges. Today it is the largest futures-centric quote provider.
In a recent Zoom interview with John Lothian News for the JLN MarketsWiki Education Path to Electronic Trading series, Cboe Global Markets Chairman. President and CEO Ed Tilly shared the story of his start in the options industry and how that led him on a path towards electronic trading.
Olivier Raevel is the first trader from the International Petroleum Exchange, or IPE, to be interviewed for the JLN MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project. He made history as a founding member of ICE and recommended that ICE buy the IPE.
Ricardo Manrique is the head of strategy for FTSE Russell and has a great perspective on the global index business after having significant roles at other index companies, including MSCI, STOXX and Dow Jones.
Ray Carmichael was in the thick of the new markets, the early days of electronic trading and huge change in the futures industry globally as the head of corporate communications for the Chicago Board of Trade.
Ray Carmichael joined the Chicago Board of Trade in 1980, hired by then-CBOT president Thomas Donovan to lead communications for the exchange. Carmichael had come from the nonprofit world, so he understood how committees work in organizations.
Exchange-listed products are relatively new for Cboe Global Markets. Laura Morrison recently sat down with John Lothian News and talked about how she has expanded Cboe's presence in the area in the last five years and what sets its listing operations apart.
Former Cboe Global Markets Chairman and CEO Bill Brodsky’s career in the financial industry spanned multiple decades and took him on a path from Wall Street to LaSalle Street. Here is Part 2 of a wide-ranging interview he gave JLN.