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George Hanley Reflects on Trading Career in Second Interview Segment of Open Outcry Traders History Project Interview

George Hanley Reflects on Trading Career in Second Interview Segment of Open Outcry Traders History Project Interview

In the second part of the Open Outcry Traders History Project interview with veteran trader George Hanley for the MarketsWiki Education series, Hanley shares insights into his dynamic trading journey.

Hanley was trading every month of soybeans at the MidAm and he was one of the few people at the exchange who figured out how to trade the expiring contract and take delivery, if need be. He opened the necessary banking lines, and one time the last day before expiration, he bought the market limit down and sold it limit up because others were afraid to get caught and have to take delivery, he said.

TMX’s Luc Fortin Discusses AI Integration and Global Expansion Plans at FIA Conference

TMX’s Luc Fortin Discusses AI Integration and Global Expansion Plans at FIA Conference

At the FIA International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton, FL, Luc Fortin, president and CEO of Montréal Exchange (MX) and global head of trading of TMX Group, revealed to JLN that TMX is actively exploring the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into its trading operations. The exchange, which is a prominent player in Canada and the West, views AI as a significant trend worth close attention. The interview was part of the JLN Industry Leader video series, sponsored by Wedbush.

Euronext CEO Boujnah Discusses AI, Brexit, and ESG at FIA Conference

Euronext CEO Boujnah Discusses AI, Brexit, and ESG at FIA Conference

Stephane Boujnah says you cannot afford to be late to AI, but also that exchange matching engine operators need to be precise, not roughly correct. The Euronext CEO spoke to John Lothian News at the FIA International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton, FL, as part of the JLN Industry Leader video series sponsored by Wedbush.  Boujnah pulled no punches in addressing the impact of AI, Brexit, geopolitical risks, cybersecurity threats and staying competitive. 

Eventus CEO Unveils Regulatory Challenges and Surveillance Trends at FIA Conference

Eventus CEO Unveils Regulatory Challenges and Surveillance Trends at FIA Conference

AI, the major theme of the FIA Boca conference, is a big theme in the world of trade surveillance, according to Travis Schwab, CEO of Eventus. “Applying those technologies to surveillance is becoming very commonplace,” he said. Schwab was interviewed at the FIA International Futures Industry Conference in Boca Raton, FL by John Lothian News as part of the JLN Industry Leader series sponsored by Wedbush.

BMLL CEO Paul Humphrey Talks Expansion & Quality Data in JLN Interview

BMLL CEO Paul Humphrey Talks Expansion & Quality Data in JLN Interview

BMLL is on a roll after an investment from Nasdaq and Factset allowed it to expand its content, hire more engineers to onboard the data and grow its go-to-market division, including expanding into the U.S.  John Lothian News interviewed BMLL Technologies CEO Paul Humphrey for the JLN Industry Leader series sponsored by Wedbush at the FIA International Futures Conference in Boca Raton, FL, where he discussed the complexities traders face when testing strategies across different asset classes. He also talked about BMLL’s post investment growth and highlighted the pivotal role of high-quality data in enhancing trading outcomes.

John Lothian Interviews Derivative Path’s Matt Petrik on Revolutionizing Financial Markets Amidst Regulatory Changes and Technological Innovations

John Lothian Interviews Derivative Path’s Matt Petrik on Revolutionizing Financial Markets Amidst Regulatory Changes and Technological Innovations

John Lothian recently interviewed Matt Petrik of Derivative Path, who discussed his company’s foundation and evolution in response to regulations like the Volcker Rule and Dodd-Frank. Originating from a team with roots at Wells Fargo, Derivative Path has developed into a cloud-based platform that simplifies interest rate hedging, foreign exchange, and commodities trading for financial institutions, especially those with assets under $100 billion. The platform’s trade blotter integrates various market operations, enhancing visibility for both firms and their clients.

Fenergo’s Tracy Moore on Basel III’s Impact and the Future of Banking Compliance

Fenergo’s Tracy Moore on Basel III’s Impact and the Future of Banking Compliance

In a recent interview with John Lothian News, Tracy Moore, director of thought leadership and regulatory affairs at Fenergo, explored the complexities and ramifications of Basel III regulations on the banking sector. Moore, with her extensive experience in regulatory compliance and financial technology, provided insightful perspectives on how Basel III could reshape banks’ operations and strategies.

Moore said that Basel III is not merely about compliance but is pivotal in building a resilient and sustainable banking ecosystem. She said that these regulations would necessitate a closer engagement with industry experts and collaboration among banks to adapt effectively to the changing regulatory landscape.

From Open Outcry to Electronic Evolution: Insights from Marcus Goi, CEO of Orient Futures International

From Open Outcry to Electronic Evolution: Insights from Marcus Goi, CEO of Orient Futures International

n an Open Outcry Traders History Project interview conducted in Singapore during the FIA ASIA week, Marcus Goi, managing director and CEO of Orient Futures International, shared his career journey and insights into the evolution of electronic trading. The interview took place at SGX’s offices, with Robert Lothian from John Lothian News conducting the interview.

FIA Tech CEO Nick Solinger Discusses Partnership with eClerx to Boost Trade Data Network and Launch of Help Desk

FIA Tech CEO Nick Solinger Discusses Partnership with eClerx to Boost Trade Data Network and Launch of Help Desk

In a video interview with John Lothian News, FIA Tech CEO Nick Solinger discussed the recently announced partnership with eClerx to enhance its Trade Data Network (TDN) and the launch of a collaborative help desk.

Solinger described TDN as an industry initiative designed to consolidate diverse data sources in the exchange-traded derivatives market. This market’s diversity, with firms trading across global exchanges using different systems, often led to operational disruptions during high-volume days or unexpected events such as conflicts or shifts to remote work due to COVID-19.

Scott Shellady Open Outcry Traders History Project Full Podcast

Scott Shellady Open Outcry Traders History Project Full Podcast

Scott Shellady, known as the “Cow Guy,” discussed his journey from playing football at the University of Colorado to becoming a successful trader and market commentator with John Lothian News in an Open Outcry Trader History Project Interview. He encountered a roadblock in his initial attempt to pursue a degree in finance, so he started out studying art. He was later able to switch to finance as he experienced success in football. He was reluctant at first to follow in his father’s footsteps to the Chicago Board of Trade, but eventually he decided to explore his father’s world of trading at the CBOT.

Scott Shellady – Open Outcry Traders History Project – Part Two

Scott Shellady – Open Outcry Traders History Project – Part Two

In part two of his Open Outcry Traders History Project Interview, Scott Shellady, known as the “Cow Guy,” shared his favorite trading memory, which was related to the British pound’s crisis in 1992. He recalled the intense volatility in the markets during that period and the lasting impression it left on him.

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