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Special Report: A Global Economy Pushed To Its Limits Standard

A Global Economy Pushed To Its Limits By: Douglas Ashburn, Contributing Editor Back in 2005, as Alan Greenspan neared the end of his tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve, he was faced with a situation where the actions of the Fed did not lead to the desired outcome. At the time, Greenspan was in the process of systematically […]

Special Report: Markets Struggle with More Downgrades Standard

In the wake of the recent historic news, JLN is putting out this Special Report to highlight some of the top stories from our newsletters. Obama to make statement at 1 p.m. Eastern Robert Schroeder – MarketWatch WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will make a statement to the press at 1 p.m. Eastern, the White […]

Five Minutes with Miles Austin Standard

Miles Austin

Miles Austin took the reigns as the new director of the Carbon Markets and Investors Association (CMIA), this month. Prior to joining CMIA, he served as head of European regulatory affairs at EcoSecurities. He spoke with Environmental Markets Newsletter Editor Jim Kharouf about his start in the industry, how the emissions markets are doing today and dealing with climate skeptics. Q: How did you get started in the emissions markets? A: I got started via the Imperial College ICET MSc where I specialized in global environmental change and policy. That got me into the whole idea of carbon trading. I…

Five Minutes with Thomas Lewis Standard

Tom Lewis was named the new CEO of Green Exchange on Monday. He spoke with Jim Kharouf about bringing his experience as former CEO of Ameritrade and Automated Power Exchange Inc. (APX) to the exchange. Q: Green Exchange hasn’t had a CEO since its inception more than 18 months ago. How will you approach this job in terms of building an organization? A: I would hope that we all look at this as a new day. Green Exchange was originally formed under the DCM of NYMEX and operates as a limited venture using NYMEX’s technology platform in partnership with a…

Five Minutes with Satish Nandapurkar Standard

Satish Nandapurkar

Satish Nandapurkar is among the pioneers in the new era of exchanges as they went public, international and electronic. He most recently joined the pioneering marketplace – the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) – as president in September 2008. He served as CEO of Eurex US and US Futures Exchange and was managing director and head of products and services at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as it went through its demutualization and IPO. Nandapurkar also worked in a number of capacities at firms including: O’Connor & Associates, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank Morgan Grenfell, Swiss Bank and OptiMark Technologies. He spoke…