Leo Melamed

Leo Melamed – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Leo Melamed – Open Outcry Traders History Project

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.

Leo Melamed Looks Back and Forward in Fireside Chat

Leo Melamed Looks Back and Forward in Fireside Chat

Leo Melamed, who fell in love with the trading pits back in the 1960s, says "You can't stop technology" and that anyone who tries to stop it or slow its pace will lose.  He was referring, in part, to the "speed bumps" currently being...

Jim Oliff is Good to Go

When Jim Oliff resigned from the CME Group board a couple of weeks ago several friends reached out to him to check on his health. They figured such a sudden exit from the CME board of directors after 31 years must be because of a health problem. That is not the case....

Knowledge Is Power: A MarketsWiki Education Journey

"There is a lot of competition out there, but that is what our markets are all about. It is the essence of what we do. We innovate because of competition."With those words, CME Group Chairman Emeritus Leo Melamed kicked off the inaugural MarketsWiki Education event in...

Telling the Story

 We need you to tell a story and help us fill up our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity events in Chicago and New York.We love to tell stories. People in this industry are always telling stories about the markets. We replay the day’s trading with our...

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