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20/20 Vision: Richard Sandor, Inventor Of Market Solutions, Releases New Book On Environmental Marke

There are few who change the world in a profound way. Richard Sandor, who brought us the first interest rate futures contract, also created the Chicago Climate Exchange in 2003. CCX launched a new set...

MarketsWiki Education 2017 World of Opportunity Series for Stockholm, Chicago and New York Announced

CFTC Commissioner Bowen Outlines Disruptive Derivatives Developments at Brodsky Family Lecture

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Brand New: Hehmeyer Moves Into Managed Futures & More

Sometimes it’s time to diversify. Chris Hehmeyer formed a new firm called Hehmeyer Trading & Investments LLC that will expand into the managed futures and introducing broker space. The renam...

Tim Edwards, S&P Dow Jones Indices – The Relative Importance of Skill, Conviction and Bli

“I believe that the next big trend in our industry is going to be far more cus...

Matt McFarland, CBOE – Business Development Challenges for Derivatives Exchanges

“I would say that derivatives can be financial weapons of mass destruction if ...

Philip Stafford, Financial Times – “The Most Valuable Commodity I Know of is Information”

“A market without information doesn’t trade, doesn’t move anywhere. It’s...

Fraser Bell, BSO – Change Is The Only Constant

“Technology is affecting everyone. Just simple things we take for granted have...

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Oil volatility migrates from flat prices to spreads; Hedging is about to make a comeback on global c

Lead Stories Oil volatility migrates from flat prices to spreads John Kemp – Reuters “Volatility can be neither created nor destroyed, rather it transforms from one form into another,̶...

Now Even the Fed’s Worried That Stock Volatility Is Too Low; Growth in U.S. Listed Options Vol

Observations & Insight Bits & Pieces By John J. Lothian William “B...

Euro Hedging Costs Surge as Traders Respond to Political Risk; Understanding the Trump Rally; Taxes

Observations & Insight Take Our Survey – Again By Jim Kharouf, JLN Edi...

Bets for Higher U.S. Yields Wane as Options Show Trump Fatigue; Traders target ETFs and weekly optio

Observations & Insight Take Our Survey: Yeah, really By Jim Kharouf, JLN Edi...

CBOE Holdings’ Acquisition of Bats Global Markets Expected to Close February 28; Where Should

Observations & Insight Odds & Ends Jim Kharouf, JLN A busy day around Ch...