NIBA Annual Membership Meeting

NIBA held its Annual Membership Meeting September 13 at the CME Group Building. The full-day of education focused on “Developing Business in a Regulated Environment,” and featured sessions on compliance, marketing and ideas for growth. This year’s keynote speaker, Rick Santelli of CNBC Financial News, spoke to a standing-room only crowd. NIBA thanks the CME Group, official sponsor of the event for providing our meeting space, lunch and a terrific luncheon speech on the possible effects of tariffs and trade wars on the markets and our customers, presented by Alison Coughlin, Manager of Commodity Research and Product Development, CME Group.…...

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New Tools to Grow Business

This year’s NIBA conference theme is “Business Development in a Regulated Environment.”  There are many ways to develop new business.  Some of those which we are highlighting in this session is through the use of new tools and new revenue sources. Relationship Based Trading This segment will discuss the various ways a firm can utilize relationship based trading.  That means trading using blocks, crosses or pre-execution.  Each offer their own unique benefits to the end customer and broker.  Panelists are actual market participants giving perspective on both sides of the transaction. Chris Abraham – Geneva Trading Brian Fletcher – Rice…

Grow Your Business with Options – Sept 13th

Diversification is not just something we want our customers to utilize. Diversified revenue streams have become more and more important in the brokerage world. Options products offer a way to diversify your revenue stream and provide a new product to your customer base. Our panelists are experts in this area and will not only be discussing how and why you should be using options but also how to implement successfully within your business. Space is limited….reserve your spot while seats are still available. The experience and expertise of this panel is mind boggling and if you have thought about utilizing…

Agricultural Options Update

Get the latest on volatility, volume, spreads and more…… This month’s update includes: Low implied volatility for Grains & Oilseeds Call skew higher for Grains & Oilseeds Hog & Feeder volatility elevated     VIEW FULL REPORT  ...

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Seasonality Of WTI Crude Oil Futures

Earlier this year, crude oil bounced off its multi-year low, and many market participants are now trying to determine where crude will head in the near future. Thus, it seemed timely to examine the seasonality of the front month of WTI Crude Oil futures to offer possible paths it may take. Chart 1 finds three important points of discussion regarding crude oil’s historical seasonality: The 30-year average front-month futures contract has hovered between $40 and $45. The current price as of June 20, 2016, is around the 30-year average price $CL_F front month. So it is right on par with…...

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