John Lothian, Founder & Publisher of John Lothian News

In the second installment of our Days of Futures Past series, we welcome John Lothian into the SmarterMarkets™ studio. John is Executive Chairman at John J. Lothian & Company and Founder & Publisher of John Lothian News. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with John to discuss the people and times that created the modern […]

Craig Pirrong, Professor of Finance and Director, Global Energy Management Institute, Bauer College of Business University of Houston

This morning we’re driving to the intersection of energy, commodities and risk with University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business Professor, Craig Pirrong. Pirrong’s extensive research focuses on the economics of commodity markets, the relation between market fundamentals and commodity price dynamics — and the implications of this relation for the pricing of commodity […]

Walt Lukken, President and CEO, Futures Industry Association

Between the FTX Congressional Hearing and FIA’s upcoming Commodities Forum, President and CEO of the Futures Industry Association, Walt Lukken, made time to sit down with David Greely to kick off SmarterMarkets newest series: Systems at Risk. Download full transcript → Hosted By

Josh Crumb, CEO and Founder, Abaxx Technologies

In this second episode of our three-part series, host Grant Williams dives into the heart of the matter with Josh Crumb, CEO and Founder of Abaxx Technologies. Josh and Grant discuss the SmarterMarkets™ vision for how technology can be leveraged to redesign and improve markets to meet society’s biggest challenges, including climate change and the […]

Mark Fisher Musing on How to Improve the Futures Markets

Commodity legend Mark Fisher shares some choice stories, including how the Hudson River can be used as a risk management tool to cure over-trading, then goes on to reflect on how the design of commodities futures markets could be improved. Hosted By

Search

Ranting on the inadequacies of our systems and riffing on ideas for how to solve them …

SmarterMarkets™ brings together the icons and entrepreneurs of technology, commodities and finance to examine how market systems can be redesigned and improved to address the most important challenges of our time.