All Eyes on the Fed by Joseph M. Guinan, Jr. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Advantage Futures The Fed’s seven year experiment with a zero interest rate policy, magnified by the added stimulus of multiple Quantitative Easing programs as well as Operation Twist, has market participants focused ever more intently on
InsideAdvantage Winter 2015
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2015 Outlook by Andrew Busch Following the Great Recession, the U.S. economy has grown at an average annual rate of 2.3 percent. This relatively lackluster growth compared to other recoveries has also been slow to increase not only employment, but also to generate inflation in a manner markets have come
Special Report by Ginger Szala
Notwithstanding the evident benefits of HFT in electronic markets, many market participants have argued that some HFT practitioners utilize trading techniques that are detrimental to the well-functioning of financial markets. Some of the trading techniques are spoofing, layering, and quote stuffing. Chicago Federal Reserve paper: Recommendations for Equitable Allocation
An Interview with Margie DeLorme
Many traders prefer to focus on trading and may not have the time to research all of the nuances of exchange membership guidelines and fee incentive programs. Understanding which programs or memberships make sense for your style of trading can be a daunting task. While most of the futures exchanges