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The Eclectic Career of Mary Ann Burns

December 16, 2019

Mary Ann Burns is the former COO of FIA and she was the latest guest on FIA’s podcast with the current FIA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Walt Lukken.

How AI Is Changing Trading

December 9, 2019

Today, trades are automated, and orders are executed in milliseconds or microseconds. Passive ETFs have proliferated, relying on algorithmic models to ensure the fund’s holding of shares properly weighted to whatever index or benchmark it’s tracking

Report States Digital Currencies Volatile in 2019

December 9, 2019

The market capitalization of digital assets, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin, has increased in recent years and has been highly volatile.” The report stated. “Digital assets trading data is sparse and may be unreliable. CoinMarketCap estimated that after reaching $800 billion in early 2018, the market capitalization of digital assets declined to $209 billion by the end of September 2019.

The Corcoran Family in Futures and Beyond

November 25, 2019

Furthermore, Corcoran’s son, Pat, is the manager for Chance the Rapper, one of the biggest music stars on the planet.

Both were guests on the latest podcast by the Futures Industry Association entitled FIA Speaks, which is hosted by FIA CEO Walt Lukken.

In the 1980s, the elder Corcoran, said he got involved in a start up partially backed by the Chicago Sun Times, one of Chicago’s two biggest newspapers.

USDOJ Charges Precious Metals Scheme as Criminal Enterprise

November 22, 2019

The US Department of Justice is calling a recent trading scheme a criminal enterprise. RICO is a statute enacted on October 15, 1970, providing enhanced sentencing for any crimes committed which are deemed under RICO, as in furtherance of an ongoing criminal enterprise.