Jim Iuorio


Bio

Jim Iuorio is managing director of TJM Institutional Services and a veteran futures and options trader. Jim has spent his career brokering futures and options trades for large institutional clients in equity indexes, interest rate products, commodities and foreign exchange. His recommendations to clients blend macro-economic themes with technical analysis.

Trading Is Stressful, And Traders Need An Outlet

The first time I walked onto a trading floor I was a new employee of Goldman Sachs on July 6,…

Why You Should Follow The Tech Relationship to The Trade War

Over the past two years the Unites States trading relationship with China has been a major market risk. What began…

Three Themes to Watch in Q4 Financial Markets

With 75% of 2019 behind us, three clear themes have emerged that could determine the path of markets for the…

Bitcoin Is Not A Safe Haven Yet

In early July I wrote an article discussing bitcoin’s progression into a viable fiat currency proxy in a world of…

Tracing Bitcoin’s Potential As A Store of Wealth

At its high, bitcoin had rallied close to 280 percent in the first six months of 2019 with much of…

Four Ways Active Traders Can Use Micro E-Mini Futures

On Sunday May 5, micro contracts in the four major U.S. stock indices began trading. The S&P 500, Nasdaq-100, Dow…

More Than A Headline: A Case for Using Dow Futures

CME Group lists four main equity contracts. Each contract offers different exposure to the U.S market. The S & P…

Another Way to Hedge Tech Stock Volatility

When bitcoin hit its high in December 2017, its total market cap was approximately $420 billion. By contrast when the…

Delayed Economic Data Had An Effect on Stocks

As we put the government shutdown further and further into the rearview mirror, it’s probably a good time to recap…

Will an economic slowdown be good for gold?

Gold has lacked volatility for a long time. Since the summer of 2013 gold has largely remained in a tight…

Is The Super Bowl Indicator Real?

The Super Bowl indicator is a theory wherein we can predict the stock market’s year end closing price based on…

Is There A Gold/Bitcoin Correlation?

On November 14, 2018, CME bitcoin futures broke through the important $6,000 support level and lost more than 40 percent…