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Staying the (New) Course – Matt Chamberlain, LME Feature,Mwiki,Video,video

London Metal Exchange CEO Matt Chamberlain welcomed a baby into his household in the days before LME Week – one of the bourse’s busiest times of year – but that was far from the only thing keeping the exchange leader occupied in 2017. In this video from JLN’s annual series with industry leaders, Chamberlain talks about the LME’s efforts in 2017 to engage with market participants and investors regarding the most appropriate path forward (an unusual, almost philosophical chance to ponder best practices), the iterative process of adding new technological features, and initiatives planned for 2018, including the exchange’s plan…

Your Future Starts with You – Paul Georgy MarketsWiki Education,MWEd,Video,video

“We were gung-ho we were going to be commodity brokers. When one of the speakers walked into the room he said within one year, half of you are no longer going to be in business. Within two years, there will only be five of you left in business. And within five years, there’s only going to be one of you left in the business. I’m the survivor and pretty happy about it.”   In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Paul Georgy, CEO of Allendale,  breaks down what it takes to be successful in the…

Brand New: Hehmeyer Moves Into Managed Futures & More Blog,Commentary,Feature,Video,video

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 renamed company comes from his prior firm, HTG Capital Partners, which acquired Kottke & Associates in late 2016. The new name helps simplify things for Hehmeyer, who has integrated HTG’s proprietary trading operation along with Kottke’s commodity trading advisor and introducing broker business. Hehmeyer, who serves as CEO of the the new entity, sees plenty of opportunity in the CTA business. He said there is an appetite for non-correlated investments and…

Five Minutes with Tom Kadlec Interview,Managed Futures,Metals,Regulation,Tech / HFT

Thomas Kadlec

Tom Kadlec is president of ADM Investor Services (ADMIS), the futures commission merchant (FCM) subsidiary of Decatur, IL-based Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM). He spoke with JLN Editor-at-Large Doug Ashburn at ADMIS’ recent National Broker Meeting, an annual convention of networking, information sharing, and cutting-edge economic research presentations. Kadlec’s message to brokers is that of financial stability and growth in the wake of diminished customer confidence and regulatory uncertainty. Transparency and communication, he says, are the keys. Q: How has ADMIS communicated its message of stability amid uncertainty? Is this particularly important because of the firm’s large presence in the…

Max Eagye – Altegris Interview,Managed Futures,Video

Max Eagye

Max Eagye is a director of Altegris Clearing Solutions, a San Diego-based introducing broker specializing segregated managed account services for institutional clients, family offices, commodity pools, hedge funds and mutual funds. John Lothian News Editor-at-Large Doug Ashburn spoke with Eagye about the Altegris family of affiliated companies, ManagedFutures.com, and emerging issues and trends in the managed futures space. Disclaimer: Altegris Clearing Solutions, a registered introducing broker and CTA, and NFA member, introduces customer accounts to futures commission merchants, recommends a platform of futures trading programs and provides futures consulting services. Altegris Clearing Solutions and its affiliates (the Altegris Companies) are…