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FTSE RUSSELL, CME GROUP AND ISHARES LOOK AT WHAT’S DRIVING US EQUITY MARKETS
The 2020 rollercoaster continues in equities markets, and investors are turning to a variety of investment products to hedge and diversify, according to speakers at FTSE Russell’s webinar titled, “What’s been driving US equity markets outperformance?” on Thursday.
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HARRIS KAY JOINS MURPHY & MCGONIGLE
The law firm of Murphy & McGonigle has opened a Chicago office staffed by industry veteran Harris Kay. Kay worked with the principals of M&M at a previous firm, so this is a coming home of sorts.
MIKE UNETICH: THE PATH TO ELECTRONIC TRADING
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.
REGULATION AND ENFORCEMENT CONTINUE APACE DESPITE COVID’S ONSLAUGHT, REGULATORS SAY
Fresh from his exit from the CFTC several weeks ago, James McDonald, former director of the agency’s Enforcement Division, Tuesday addressed several “big picture” themes advanced by the CFTC during his tenure. The goal was to “redouble our focus on what we view as the…
RALPH MOSES – THE PATH TO ELECTRONIC TRADING
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.