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Futures Market Myths

Futures Market Myths

In this video from our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Donna Heidkamp, the executive director of RJO Futures, says the financial industry gives people the opportunity to be lifelong students, continuing to learn about the economy, politics, culture and many other topics. She also explores some of the myths about the futures markets, including that there is too much leverage in commodities, that you have to take delivery, and that nobody makes money in futures.

Sweet 16: The Tops for 2016

Sweet 16: The Tops for 2016

At last fall's FIA Expo Chicago, John Lothian News partnered with Cinnober Financial Technology to  bring you industry conversations, where we conduct short interviews with industry participants on the important topics facing the...

Strength In Smaller Numbers

Back in the mid- to late 1990s, I used to head up the most read edition of the year for Futures Magazine, called the Top 40 Brokers issue. We highlighted the Top 40 Futures Commission Merchants by assets held in customer accounts, also known as required segregated...

Sweet 16: The Tops For 2016 – Technology

Sweet 16: The Tops For 2016 – Technology

Technology is the lifeblood of the financial markets. As we look ahead in our Sweet 16 series at 2016, here are four ideas from Matthew Rees, Hazem Dawani, Adam Honore and Matt Hughes - about where we are headed with new technology....

Looking Up: RJO’s Gerry Corcoran Bullish On Managed Futures

As chairman and CEO of one of the largest FCMs in the world, Gerry Corcoran of RJ O'Brien has diversified its services from futures execution and a clearing member firm to a host of other markets and businesses including managed futures. To him, the managed futures...

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