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.
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.
Kevin Darby started his career as a college kid on the CBOE trading floor and bridged the open outcry and electronic trading eras by using his knowledge of the trading floor processes and trading, his mathematical skills and his programming skills.
Mike Unetich always liked trading and investing classes in college and in fact started trading options from his dorm room. He saw newspaper ads for option floor clerks and through some friends who worked at Spear, Leeds & Kellogg in New York was referred to DRW in Chicago, where he was hired.
Ralph Moses started in futures with Geldermann, helping them use a new IBM mainframe. He later started developing a system called Order Express for Lind Waldock, one of the first electronic trading front ends.
Dan Gramza sat for an interview with John Lothian News for the MarketsWiki Education The Path to Electronic Trading video series. Gramza tells the story of how he got started in trading with stock options in 1974.
Gerry Corcoran spent just one day working on the trading floor, during the drought of the summer of 1988. What he saw convinced him that in order for RJ O’Brien to grow, they needed to add technology to enhance order flow to and from the trading floors.
First Read $29,776/$300,000 (9.9%) ++++ ++++ Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff Maureen Downs has been re-elected as the chair of the NFA Board of Directors. Also, Don Thompson of JP Morgan is to serve as vice chair. Also, elected to two-year terms as...