The futures industry has had a tough couple of years, and with each storm there has been a dire warning that people will abandon it in droves. But the futures industry, particularly in Chicago, has faced many challenges and usually comes out the other end stronger through its ability to innovate.
Our analysis of mid-sized endowments reveals that, although it's good to be big, it's not decisive for investment performance. In fact, some of these mid-sized overachievers produced industry-leading returns.
With a 40-year plus career spanning all segments of the financial industry, Bill Brodsky, Chicago Board Options Exchange executive chairman, talks about the events that shaped the modern trading landscape, his role in them, and what’s next for the industry.
U.S. stock futures advanced, indicating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index will rally for a fourth straight day, as the Federal Reserve begins a two-day meeting to decide whether more monetary stimulus is needed.
U.S. stock futures rose, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell to a two-month low, as former Greece Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos attempted to form a government that will ensure the nation remains in the euro area.