Five Questions with Geoff Sharp at Eris Exchange

Innovation, capital efficiency and broad market access are the hallmarks of Eris Exchange, which lists standardized LIBOR interest rate swap futures offered through TT®. In this edition of “Five Questions with…,” we talk with Geoff Sharp, who recently j...

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Smorgasbord of Earnings on Tap!

Last week kicked off the earnings season ‘officially’ with Alcoa (AA) and was dominated by financial giants Citigroup (C ) and JP Morgan Chase (JPM). This week as the Republicans gather in Cleveland to celebrate the Cavaliers NBA championship, (and officia...

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Market Recap Jul 20, 2016

Posted by Mark Hanna July 20, 2016 U.S. indexes opened near unchanged, rallied smoothly in the morning, and held those gains through the afternoon.  The S&P 500 gained 0.43% and the NASDAQ 1.01%.  “TINA” remains the queen of Wall Street.  So far 14%...

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You need to hedge your portfolio against a Donald Trump win, strategists say

Recent polls show Donald Trump catching up to Hillary Clinton in a handful of battleground states, and with the election results becoming increasingly uncertain, it could be time for investors to review their portfolios. Neil Azous, founder of Rareview Macro, ...

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$13,130.03 Trading Momentum

Hey everyone!  What an incredible week of Day Trading!  I locked up over $13k in just 5 days.  That’s more than my entirely monthly goal.  This was a funny week because each morning I was thinking nothing looked good, then something would pop up on the H...

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Wizards of Today’s Markets: Blair Hull, Part 2

  For Part 1 of this interview between our CEO, Rick Lane, and Blair Hull, Founder of Hull Tactical Asset Allocation, see Wizards of Today’s Markets: Blair Hull, Part 1.Rick: We’ve talked about some of your successes. Are there any failures in your career...

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Market Recap Jul 15, 2016

Posted by Mark Hanna July 15, 2016 Bulls dominating this week – as we said a few times in our recaps, one would want to see slight pullbacks to work off oversold conditions and both “down days” this week were minor indeed.  The S&P 500 and NASDAQ bo...

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Trader makes a ‘high-probability’ bet on gold’s next move

Gold is on track for its first weekly loss since May, but one trader expects the metal’s slide to stop soon, and that has him looking for a way to play the gold miners. While gold miners have flattened out this month despite rallying 117 percent from the...

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$4813 Profit in 2 Days

Hey everyone!  Another strong day for students in our chat room!  Yesterday I locked up over $3k and today I finished with $1718.  That puts me up nearly $5k in just 2 days of trading.  In other words, that’s 1/2 my monthly goal of $10k/mo.  Here’s th...

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Wizards of Today’s Markets: Blair Hull, Part 1

Last month, we released the first installment of our Trade Talk series titled, “Wizards of Today’s Markets.” In it, we heard from Don Wilson, founder and CEO of DRW, regarding a variety of topics, including cryptocurrencies, regulation and market structu...

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