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.

These Could Be The Key Signs of Economic Recovery

Over the last three months we have seen the quickest pivot from economic prosperity to calamity in our nation’s history….

With Round the Clock News, Futures Often First To Respond

Overnight futures activity gets a bigger spotlight at times of major market volatility.

Is The Federal Reserve Using Its Full Toolbox?

For several months Fed watchers have engaged in a debate about whether or not the Fed’s repo market operations are…

Is The Super Bowl Indicator Real?

A group of traders set out to find any possible buttress to support the theory that the game’s winner affects markets. Here’s what they came up with.

Gold: Dollar Hedge or Expensive Door Stop?

Depending on who you talk to, gold is either an inflation hedge, a currency proxy, a safe-haven asset or a…

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…