FIA today announced the election of directors to its board at its annual meeting in Boca Raton, Fla. Thirteen directors were elected at this meeting for one and two-year terms. Eric Aldous of RBC Capital Markets LLP and Jason Radzik of BNP Paribas SA joined the board for the first time, serving two-year terms.
CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced it set a total open interest record of 123.1 million contracts on March 9, 2017, driven primarily by strong open interest in the interest rates complex. The new record surpassed the previous open interest record of 122.7 million contracts set on Dec. 15, 2016.
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 235,000 in February, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.7%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment gains occurred in construction, private educational services, manufacturing, health care, and mining.
FXTM are extremely proud to announce their sponsorship of the Sahara Force India Formula One team to become the “Official Forex Partner” for the 2017 season. The team jumped onto the watch list of international sports media and Formula One fans when they finished fourth in the Constructors Championship in 2016. They beat other top teams, including McLaren and Williams, who operate with higher budgets, which makes the achievements of Sahara Force India all the more impressive.
In response to the executive order issued today by the White House that directed the Treasury Secretary to conduct a 120-day review of financial system regulation, FIA released the following statement from FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken.
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 227,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.8%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in retail trade, construction, and financial activities.
Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in December indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has continued to expand at a moderate pace. Job gains remained solid and the unemployment rate stayed near its recent low.
Dallas-based Coquest Inc., a full service brokerage and alternative investment consulting firm, announced today that Quantitative Investment Management is the winner of the 2016 Coquest Advisors’ CTA Challenge, claiming the top rank for the second consecutive year.
Chicago-based R.J. O’Brien & Associates, an independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, announced the promotion of Thomas Texier to the new role of Managing Director of its London-based affiliate, R.J. O’Brien Limited.