In this video from MarketsWiki Education's World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Mary Savoie, executive director of the Options Industry Council and first vice president, investor education, for OCC, talks about the importance of investor education and how to become an informed investor.
In this video from our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Robert Khoury, the CEO of Agile Rainmakers, a business development consultant and advisory firm, gives graduating students tips on job interviewing and careers, drawing from his 21 years in the financial industry. He learned a lot from his mistakes, and his practical suggestions are intended to empower those just starting out on a career in the financial industry or in any field.
In this MarketsWiki Education video from our World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Rob Hocking, senior vice president, head of derivatives strategy at Cboe, explains what the VIX index is and how to manage risk using the VIX index and its related products, including VIX futures and options. In the complex options world, face to face negotiations between brokers and traders still take place, he says, and market makers still provide an important function.
Bill Ulivieri, former CBOE market maker and Principal of Cenacle Capital Management LLC, is a veteran of the industry who's done it all - including crypto trading. Ulivieri joins Matt at the JLN studio to discuss the benefits and shortcomings of digital assets as a store of value, and how he thinks bitcoin fits into the future of global finance.
Jitesh Thakkar, the Chicago computer programmer charged with aiding and abetting a market manipulation by supplying software, was back in court on Wednesday. Thakkar’s attorney, Renato Mariotti, presented his motion for summary judgment at least to forestall lengthy discovery by the CFTC.
Today's bid by Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEX) to buy the London Stock Exchange Group for $36.6 billion is a conundrum in what otherwise would be a continuation of global consolidation among exchanges. But it is muddied by the geopolitical backdrop that could make the London Stock Exchange off limits to certain suitors, especially those under the control of the Chinese government.
On Friday last week Bakkt opened the Bakkt Warehouse for its bitcoin custody business, as it prepares for ICE US’s launch of futures trading on September 23. Bakkt is counting on the warehouse to be the unique selling point as it goes head-to-head with the CME’s 21-month old bitcoin futures.
Jordan Melamed is a former trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and a filmmaker. He is the son of CME Chairman Emeritus Leo Melamed. He followed his father’s footsteps to the trading floor of the CME. After a career trading in the open outcry markets he pursued a career as a filmmaker. He is the director of “Futures Past,” a story of the end of open outcry trading and the human element of trading and family.
At FIA IDX 2019 in London, John Lothian News sat down with Clive Furness, the managing director of Contango Markets Ltd., to talk about ESG (environmental, social and governance) and how it fits into commodity and index products, and why it’s a “social revolution” and not a fad.
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.
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.
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.
What's the tipping point that makes a new financial innovation successful? Dr. Richard Sandor presents a talk at the Cboe comparing the launch of Treasury Futures 42 years ago to AFX and Cboe's launch of Ameribor Futures on August 16. John...
Get a FREE 90 day trial of John Lothian Newsletter First ReadHits & TakesBy JLN StaffThe CME Group's University Trading Challenge registration is open. College students can participate in the challenge, where they can experience the...
Get a FREE 90 day trial of John Lothian Newsletter Observations & InsightMary Savoie: The Importance of Investor EducationJohnLothianNews.comIn this video from MarketsWiki Education's World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Mary Savoie,...