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Forrester is a video editor with John Lothian News.

The Industry Discusses MiFID II, Part II Standard

At the 33rd Annual FIA Futures and Options Expo in mid-October, John Lothian News spoke with a variety of industry participants about upcoming milestones and trends in financial markets. This is the second video in the series focused on MiFID II. Specifically, part two focuses more on the MiFID II effects on U.S. based participants. In part two, Drew Shields, CTO of Trading Technologies, Ed Tilly, chairman and CEO of Cboe Global Markets, Neal Brady, CEO of Eris Exchange, Julie Winkler, chief commercial officer for CME Group, and Ben Morof, chief compliance officer for Teza Capital Management, share their thoughts…

Nasdaq Discusses Valued Internship Program Standard

Our MarketsWiki Education Intern Recruiting Event is on Monday! As our sponsor firms gear up to meet with students from all over the Midwest, we interviewed the Chief Operating Officer at Nasdaq Futures, Steve Sladoje, about their highly valued internship program and the opportunities for intern graduates. 

Fidessa Helps Students Get Hands-On Standard

Our MarketsWiki Education Intern Recruiting Event is less than a week away! As our sponsor firms gear up to meet with students from all over the Midwest, we interviewed Fidessa’s regional head of development, Mike Begic, about what they are looking for and what students can expect interning at the firm.

Geneva Trading Helps Students Get Real World Experience Standard

Our MarketsWiki Education Recruiting Intern Event is less than two weeks away! As our sponsor firms gear up to meet with students from all over the Midwest, we interviewed Geneva Trading’s, President and CEO, Rob Creamer, about what they are looking for and what students can expect interning at the proprietary trading firm.

HC Technologies Talks About Shaping the Next Generation of Derivatives Traders Standard

Our MarketsWiki Education Recruiting Intern Event is only two weeks away!  As our sponsor firms gear up to meet with students from all over the Midwest, we interviewed HC Technologies’ Jessica Sohl, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, about what they are looking for and what students can expect interning at the proprietary trading firm.

2017 FIA Expo Preview with Walt Lukken Standard

JLN sat down with Walt Lukken, President and CEO of the FIA, to discuss this year’s EXPO event in Chicago. Innovation is the theme this year at EXPO and Lukken is looking for the next generation of ideas.  At the innovators pavilion, 20 new and exciting start-up’s showcase their brand in front of a panel of judges. With 5,000 industry professionals in attendance, EXPO is a great way to connect with industry leaders, identify trends and staying informed about the latest developments in technology and regulation. Speakers include Craig Phillips of the U.S. Department of Treasury, along with Bob Woodward,…

The Birth of Fintech – Anna Irrera Standard

“[Fintech] is an incredibly broad term. It means the ATM you’re using in a bodega, but it also means the sophisticated software used to spot fishy behavior in markets.” In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in New York, Anna Irrera, a fintech correspondent for Reuters, breaks down how fintech is revolutionizing the financial industry. While fintech is a broad term, Irrera talks about four main areas: payments, online lending, digital wealth management and blockchain projects.

Problems, Solutions and Results – Elaine Wah Standard

“Ultimately I think that anyone who believes in fairness, or believes that people should compete on the merits of their ideas and hard work rather than advantages that they have purchased, can appreciate why IEX was created and why it has succeeded so far.” In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in New York, Elaine Wah, who works in market quality at IEX, discusses algorithmic trading strategies and the effects on investors. IEX was built with the goal of protecting investors as well as providing better execution quality. The exchange also wants to level the playing field…