NFA BoD Executive Rep Reminder

Executive Representative Reminder and Board and Nominating Committee Members Whose Terms Will Expire at the Board’s 2019 Regular Annual Meeting Executive Representative Reminder In August 2016, NFA’s Bylaws were amended to implement an electronic voting process for Directors’ elections, contested Nominating Committee member elections and Articles’ amendments approval votes. If elections are necessary, NFA has engaged Corporate Election Services (CES), a third-party service provider, to administer the electronic voting process. To facilitate the electronic voting process, each Member shall designate an Executive Representative who will have the Member’s sole authority to sign nominating petitions, receive notices of Member meetings and....

The full article is available to active NIBA members only.


Please login or sign up to read the rest. Membership is FREE for the first year in honor of our 25th anniversary
Log In Register

CME Group Liquidity Tool

View current and historical bid-ask spreads, book depth measures and cost to trade statistics for CME Group products through interactive visualizations. Evaluate the impact of orders in ticks across various CME core products Compare how large of an order to execute and its market impact Discover the depth of markets at each price level and in 3 time zones: Chicago, London and Singapore View Tool...

The full article is available to active NIBA members only.


Please login or sign up to read the rest. Membership is FREE for the first year in honor of our 25th anniversary
Log In Register

Volunteers Needed – April 10th NY Athletic Club

NIBA’s spring membership meeting will be held April 10 at the New York Athletic Club, New York City. The annual event includes a full afternoon of business sessions, as well as numerous opportunities for networking and catching up with your colleagues. Planning for the business sessions has begun. Mike Burke, [email protected], Steve Petillo, [email protected] and Melinda Schramm, [email protected] will co-chair the event. Please contact any chairman to suggest topics or speakers for the meeting, or to volunteer for the planning committee. NYC Event Page...

The full article is available to active NIBA members only.


Please login or sign up to read the rest. Membership is FREE for the first year in honor of our 25th anniversary
Log In Register

Chairman’s Letter – October 2018

In Latin, octo means eight. October, the eighth month of the year is recognized traditionally throughout the world as the gateway to winter. In the U.S., we celebrate National Pizza Month and, of course, Halloween. In early October, the Wall Street Journal reported that CFTC enforcement actions and fines are up in 2018, while SEC-related numbers decreased over the same period. After falling slightly in 2017, CFTC numbers have risen this year in part to issues surrounding cryptocurrency offerings and spoofing. Complaints also include various recordkeeping and position limit violations. NFA has called for nominations to its board of directors....

The full article is available to active NIBA members only.


Please login or sign up to read the rest. Membership is FREE for the first year in honor of our 25th anniversary
Log In Register

New Tool: CME Group Options Calculator

Generate fair value prices and Greeks for any of CME Group’s options on futures contracts or price up a generic option with our universal options calculator. Choose from eight different pricing models, including Black Scholes, and customize your parameters by: Strike Option Type Underlying Futures Price Volatility Days to expiration (DTE) rate View Calculator...

The full article is available to active NIBA members only.


Please login or sign up to read the rest. Membership is FREE for the first year in honor of our 25th anniversary
Log In Register

2018 IB Handbook

The Complete IB Handbook – 2018 Edition Now Available Updated annually, The Complete IB Handbook is a comprehensive resource for prospective and current introducing brokers (IBs). This guide, written by Melinda H. Schramm of MHS Capital Resource and sponsored by CME Group, provides a state of the IB industry, covering current trends, business practices and regulation. Read the latest version, updated for 2018. Download Handbook...

The full article is available to active NIBA members only.


Please login or sign up to read the rest. Membership is FREE for the first year in honor of our 25th anniversary
Log In Register

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.....

The full article is available to active NIBA members only.


Please login or sign up to read the rest. Membership is FREE for the first year in honor of our 25th anniversary
Log In Register

Chairman’s Letter – September

In the time of Charlemagne, September was “the harvest month.” In most of the modern world, September marks the start of the academic year. And here, in the U.S., we celebrate “Better Breakfast Month” and  National Bourbon and California Wine month. September brings NIBA’s Annual Membership Meeting. The meeting took place this year on Sept. 13 at the CME Group Building in Chicago. When it was time for the keynote speech, Rick Santelli, CNBC commentator rocked the house. Rick was more than informational — he is entertaining and very gracious. Thanks also to the CME Group for providing the facility....

The full article is available to active NIBA members only.


Please login or sign up to read the rest. Membership is FREE for the first year in honor of our 25th anniversary
Log In Register

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.

Rick Santelli – Keynote Speaker | NIBA Sept 13th

NIBA is pleased to announce CNBCs Rick Santelli to give this year’s Keynote Address. Come hear Rick live and in person sharing his thoughts on the industry. “I believe there is only one regulation in life that works: failure.” – Rick Santelli Space is limited….reserve your spot while seats are still available. Rick Santelli joined CNBC as on-air editor in June 1999, reporting live from the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. His focus is primarily on interest rates, foreign exchange and the Federal Reserve. Santelli is a regular contributor to CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street ” (M-F, 9AM-11AM ET)..