The Weekend Update: August 3-7, 2020
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JENNIFER JUST – MARKETSWIKI EDUCATION WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY
Jennifer Just is a co-founder of the Chicago trading firm Peak6. She started at O’Connor & Associates after graduating from the University of Michigan and not even knowing what an option was.
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FROM JOHN LOTHIAN NEWS
CPO AND CTA REGISTRATIONS DROP SLIGHTLY IN FIRST SIX MONTHS OF 2020
Since the end of 2019, the number of Commodity Pool Operators, or CPOs, registered with the National Futures Association has dropped by almost 6% and the number of Commodity Trading Advisors, or CTAs, has dropped 5% during the same time frame.
ALESSANDRO COCCO: MARKETSWIKI WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY 2020
Alessandro Cocco is vice president of the Financial Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Speaking at our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity virtual event in July 2020, Cocco said the word that connects climate change and finance is “risk.”
BEVON JOSEPH: CLOSING THE OPPORTUNITY GAP – MARKETSWIKI EDUCATION WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY
Bevon Joseph, along with his wife Elois, founded the Greenwood Project to expose high achieving students of color on Chicago’s south and west sides to career opportunities in the financial industry.
ANALYSIS: FED’S HOLD ON ECONOMY CHALLENGED AS VIRUS ELUDES POLICY OUTLOOK
While the Federal Reserve is known for its laser focus on goals that include maximum employment, price stability, moderate interest rates and a stable financial system, those goals have proven slippery as the coronavirus persists and continues to tamp down progress, exposing some structural gaps in the process.