Mike Cavanaugh – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Mike Cavanaugh – Open Outcry Traders History Project

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. 

JLN Options: Options Week in Review March 7, 2013

Bank of America bought 150,000 shares of Constellation Brands, a wine and beer seller, a few days before Constellation announced an acquisition in which the bank was the lead lender, The Wall Street Journal reported.  The bank made a big profit from the trade, which...

JLN Options: Options Week in Review Feb. 21, 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the FBI began investigating suspicious options trading that occurred just before Berkshire Hathaway announced a $23 billion acquisition of  H.J. Heinz Co.   David Weidner pointed out in The Wall Street Journal that...

JLN Options: Options Week in Review Jan. 17, 2013

The CBOE plans to revamp its 15-member board to make it more independent, in line with its rivals NYSE Euronext, Nasdaq OMX and ICE, whose board members have no direct ties to trading firms. The restructuring is part of the exchange's response to an SEC investigation...

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Back in 2004 before I first broke the Trading Technologies (TT) MD Trader patent story in this newsletter, I tried to give the story away to a larger news organization with the depth and reputation I thought could handle it. I thought it was too big of a story for a...

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