- Developing Financial Futures
- Creating the 30 YR Bond
- Environmental Futures
- Ameribor Futures Contract
- Next Game Changer in Financial Markets
Dr Richard Sandor
Chairman & CEO of the American Financial Exchange
Record Date: 8/14/19
Q. What trader has influenced your life the most and why?
A. There’s a number of old names in this industry that reflect the personalities of the men who worked in wooden pits…these were iron men in wooden pits.
Q. What was one of the hardest things you’ve had to overcome in your career?
A. Hand Signals in the Pit ☺
Q. How has your process for innovation evolved over the years?
A. It’s the same. The key is to recognize some structural change.
Q. What is one attribute that you believe every trader should have?
A. Discipline, Discipline, Discipline
Q. Favorite Book About Markets?
A. Nothing that I would single out. I’m a student. Its like kids, you don’t have a favorite.
Q. If you had to pick one profession over what you’ve done so far in your life, what would it be?
Q. What’s the best advice you’ve received about Trading?
A. Be disciplined and always ask yourself if there’s a reason you are making money?
Q. If you could give the younger a piece of advice, what would it be?
A. Be less nervous when you embrace change.
Q. What’s your favorite thing to do when you’re not working?