New York City | April 18, 2018

Futures Forward:
The Trader’s Guide to Market Psychology and Emerging Tech

Futures Forward is a new Bloomberg series, meant to inspire and educate sophisticated retail investors, by giving them access to key players and winning strategies in an intimate invitation-only environment. Through main stage discussions and presentations, we will unfold the trader’s guide to market psychology and emerging technology.

Make the most of today’s market

Futures Forward is a new Bloomberg series, meant to inspire and educate sophisticated retail investors, by giving them access to key players and winning strategies in an intimate invitation-only environment. Through main stage discussions and presentations, we will unfold the trader’s guide to market psychology and emerging technology.

During this evening networking program kicking off in New York, Bloomberg will leverage the full power of its data and insights to help give delegates a true sense of the power, and psychology, behind their trading decisions and appetite for risk.

Additionally, we will examine what markets are telling us through the lens of growing technology. Through futures trading vehicles, market-making strategies, and intelligent data-gathering, we’ll look to identify how investors can make the most of today’s market.

April 18 - Wednesday

5:00 pm

Registration and Networking Reception

5:30 pm

Welcome Remarks

Host

5:35 pm

Opening Remarks

Speaker

  • David Hartney

    Managing Director and Global Head of Client Development & Sales, CME Group

5:40 pm

Keynote Session

Speaker

6:00 pm

What are the markets telling us?

From S&P 500 to energy to precious metals, there's a futures vehicle for hedging or that can increase an active trader's liquidity in the markets, while giving them leverage; helping them to add alpha in an efficient way. In this presentation, Bloomberg Intelligence Chief Commodity Strategist, Mike McGlone, will take a deep dive into the Bloomberg terminal, showing you the story behind the charts, including:

  • Market Outlook and some potential strategies
  • What the predictive nature of futures can mean to your overall portfolio
  • How investors use futures curves to make calls

Speaker

6:15 pm

The rise of AI research

In this next wave of investing, humans needs to team up with machine more than ever. With the goal of locating winning strategies, and of course making a profit, investors need to consider how technology can be leveraged in today's market. Whether it is mining satellite images of parking lots for more accurate data on foot traffic, or assigning a machine to weigh the effects of a social media storm on a public company, financial firms are tapping into facets of artificial intelligence to gain an edge on the competition. Getting an exclusive view from the leaders utilizing this research technology can only keep you a step ahead.

Moderator

Speakers

6:45 pm

Closing Remarks, Networking Reception

8:00 pm

Event Concludes

Speakers

Joyce Chang

J.P. Morgan Global Head of Research

Abigail Doolittle

Bloomberg Television Host "Charting Futures"

Dr. Doug Hirschhorn, Ph.D.

Performance Advisor, Author of "Trading Psychology Playbook"

Mike McGlone

Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Commodity Analyst

Barry Ritholtz

Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer

Caroline Sherman

Quantopian Vice President Investment Product Strategy

David Hartney

CME Group Managing Director and Global Head of Client Development & Sales