Senator Rand Paul is an independent-minded thinker in the U.S. Senate, even challenging the conventional policy approaches of his own party on issues ranging from Iraq to drug sentencing. This month, Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to an indispensable tool for managing risk as well providing an alternative investment to traditional stock and bond portfolios.
For those not familiar with how the futures industry works, these markets are often lopped into the vast derivatives universe. Sandor’s book “Good Derivatives,” goes far in describing the vital uses of futures and distinguishing them from the mass of OTC products that contributed to our recent financial meltdown.