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Reflecting on the first half of the summer 2019 internship program at Trading Technologies, it’s hard to believe how quickly the weeks are moving by. In June, ten interns from schools across the country joined various departments at TT. Stepping off the elevator at 222 S. Riverside Plaza into the renowned company’s global headquarters, it would be understandable for a college student like me to feel somewhat intimidated.

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As we’re about to turn the corner from June into July, I still find myself thinking about last month’s trip to Busan, South Korea. 

When FIA announced their first conference in Busan in over six years, I jumped at the opportunity to not only attend, but to maximize TT’s exposure by sponsoring the event. FIA Forum: Busan 2019 attracted a distinguished lineup of speakers, exhibitors and participants to discuss the Korean markets, as well as global and local issues affecting the derivatives markets. 

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Mark Phelps, Group Chief Executive Officer at G.H. Financials Limited

Mark Phelps has earned a sterling reputation in the futures industry by driving business at many levels throughout his career. His path to Group Chief Executive Officer at G.H. Financials Limited began over 20 years ago as a pit official at The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange, LIFFE. Along the way, Mark has successfully built strong business relationships among prop shops that have been a leading source of liquidity for major futures exchanges across the globe.

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Adam Webb began his trading career in the mid-’90s, working on the London FX spot desk at Goldman Sachs. By 2002, he was running one of the world’s top global exotic options books. Adam left Goldman in 2004 to set up a small boutique market making business focused entirely on exchange-listed options products, and he has been running that business ever since. Adam recently moved to the TT platform and is using the Advanced Options Package. You can contact Adam though his Macrohedged website and follow him on Twitter at @macrohedged.

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