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Area Residents Remember Elie Wiesel Glencoe News - July 8, 2016

Interview of Leo Melamed by Soundcloud, The Sun Also Rises - Sugihara’s Stand – June 9, 2016

Leo Melamed among the recipients of the 2016 Order of Lincoln Award
, February 12, 2016

A Futures Trader’s Debt to the Past, Crain’s Chicago Business,  April 17, 2015

The Day the Shouting Stopped, Opinion by Leo Melamed. Wall Street Journal,
February 11, 2015

Interview with the Business Times of Singapore on the 30th Anniversary of the SIMEX, February 10, 2015

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Leo Melamed: The market maker, September 9, 2014

A Historical Flash Back in the special 500th issue of Futures Magazine, July/August 2014.

CME Group Chairman Emeritus Leo Melamed Helps Honor the Humanitarian Acts of Chiune Sugihara in Japan, PRNewswire/ -- CME Group 6/30/2014

Financial Futures Pioneer Honors Japanese Consul Who Saved 6,000 Jews, The New York Times – Blog – DealBook 6/30/2014

Leo Melamed retraces path of escape from Nazis to Japanese port, The Jewish Daily Forward 6/27/2014

Man saved from Nazis by “Japan’s Schindler” returns on journey of homage, Reuters News 6/30/2014

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Report, 07/01/2014

American Chamber of Commerce in Japan - Unsung Hero

August 2014

Financial futures founder applauds China's bond futures launch, Xinhua, english.news.cn 7/7/2013

Leo Melamed and Dick Grasso speak at the Global Exchange & Brokerage Conference in New York City.
Article by Jacob Bunge, Wall Street Journal 6/7/2013.

Lifetime Ahievement Award

“Futures Markets Focuses on the 40th Anniversary of the IMM” An Editorial.

 An interview with Leo Melamed by Futures Magazine
September 2012.

Now You Can Trade Black Sea Wheat - An interview with Leo Melamed by Bloomberg News – May 24, 2012

FIA Interview: Leo Melamed and CME Have a Long Standing Partnership with Japan - as published in FIA Japan Newsletter - March, 2012

High Frequency Cheetahs
by Leo Melamed - January 4, 2012

Milton Friedman’s 1971 Feasibility Study “The Need for Futures Markets in Currencies,” with an introduction by Leo Melamed.  Published by The Cato Journal.

Report on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum event in Chicago as reported in the The Jewish Daily Forward - November 30, 2011.

Mr. Melamed's response relating to the direction of globalization and the free market ideal as published by the International Economy magazine symposium - Summer 2011.

Radio interview :  The Free Market: A Talk with Commodities Expert Leo Melamed which appears on the Arutz Sheva Website - August 9, 2011.

Office flair - Leo Melamed: Chairman emeritus of the CME Group and "Founder of financial futures" describes his office décor; wants visitors to feel comfortable. By Kristin Samuelson - Chicago Tribune - July 4, 2011.

Wall Street's Legendary Innovators - The current state of high-speed trading, derivatives and dark pools owes its history to a long line of innovators. By Ivy Schmerken - Advanced Trading - June 1, 2011

December 2010 issue of Chicago Magazine.
Leo Melamed is in fourth place among a list of "40 Visionaries" during the past 40 years
.
"Forty Chicago Visionaries".

"A Behind the Scenes Exclusive" -  Book Review of "For Crying Out Loud" in the SFO Magazine (Stock, Futures and Options Magazine) February 2010 issue.

"Innovation Drives Markets and the Maker of Financial Futures" - Recent review of "For Crying Out Loud" which appeared in The Heartland Institute. (01/20/2010)

"From Screams to Screens"
Book Review of "For Crying Out Loud"
appeared in the Wall Street Journal (11/17/2009)

Historical Research: Inventing Financial Futures
By Kenneth Silber - Researchmag.com. (11/01/2009)

For Crying Out Loud
From Open Outcry to the Electronic Screen

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has announced the publication of Leo Melamed’s latest book. (08/26/2009)

Legend in his own futures is neither shy nor retiring
Exchanges and Trading - Finanacial Times Special Report
(10/20/2008)

News Release:  Leo Melamed to receive the 2008 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. (05/09/2008)

American Century, an op-ed piece by Leo Melamed appeared in the Wall Street Journal editorial page. (05/03/2007)

Business Week - The Triumph of the 'Pork-Belly Crapshooters' - Comments on the Rise of Chicago's Financial Exchanges, February 19th 2007 - Link to article at Business Week Online

Advisory:  Leo Melamed interview in Fortune Magazine, December 25th issue, page 124 "The Man Who Saw the Futures." Link to CNN Money - Fortune Magazine On-line

Chicago Deal Could Force Rivals' Hands --- Two Men
-- Soft-Spoken CEO And an Exchange Veteran --
Savor Chicago Merc's Triumph
By Aaron Lucchetti and Susan Carey
19 October 2006 The Wall Street Journal

John Lothian Newsletter
July 21, 2006
The Most Successful Futures Industry Salesman

This article appeared in John Lothian's Newsletter, Lead Commentary, July 21, 2006.

Financial futures are the pistons that fire the global economic engine, the life force of traders everywhere.
Leo Melamed invented them.
Link to:
Hall of Fame - Trader Monthly - June/July 2006 (.pdf)

A Tribute to Leo Melamed in Honor of the Presentation of the 2005 CME Fred Arditti Innovation Award
by Thomas A. Russo, Vice Chairman and Chief Legal Officer, Lehman Brothers on April 20, 2006

Honoring Financial Innovation
CME FRED ARDITTI INNOVATION AWARD: Creative Ideas in Financial Services - Leo Melamed ~ Chairman Emeritus, CME.
As appeared in Barron's and Crain's on April 17, 2006 and in other publications.

Article appearing in CRI - Beijing, China April 10, 2006
Father of Futures Sees China's Future - by Rex Aguado.

Article appearing in the March/April FIA Magazine: The Future of Futures in the 21st Century - by Leo Melamed
http://www.futuresindustry.org/fimagazi-1929.asp?a=1105

News Release: Leo Melamed Selected to Receive the 2005 CME Fred Arditti Award; Exchange’s Tradition of Innovation Exemplified by Award

News Release: Chinese Version of Melamed Memoirs Slated in Effort to Further Development of Financial Futures in China

Interview appearing in Financial Engineering News (September/October 2005)

Recent interview appearing in AFX News Story.
"Chicago Mercantile Exchange sees China moving ahead on derivatives" at Interactive Investor (09/28/2005)

The Speculator
November 25, 2004
Thank the Pilgrims for eBay

This article by Victor Niederhoffer and Laurel Kenner appeared in The Speculator,  November 25, 2004.

There are No Jews in Bialystok (01/12/2004)

Crain's Chicago Business
June 2, 2003
25 Chicago Icons: Trading Places

This article appeared in Crain's Chicago Business, June 2, 2003.

SFO Magazine
June 2003
Interview with Leo Melamed: Innovation Deserves More than 15 Mintues of Fame

Reprinted with permission from SFO Magazine, June 2003.

Chicago Sun Times
October 27, 2002
Terry Savage Talks Money with Leo Melamed

This article appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times Sunday, October 27, 2002.

Chicago Sun Times
December 20, 1999
20th Century Chicago - 1989 Stormy Year for Traders

This article appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times Monday, December 20, 1999.

Bloomberg Personal Finance
December 1999
12 Minds That Made the Market

Excerpt from an article that originally appeared in Bloomberg Personal Finance Magazine, December 1999 by Adam Smith.

Managed Account Reports - MAR Regulatory
December 1999
The future of futures - Two big steps to a level playing field

© 1999 Managed Account Reports LLC. Reproduced from MAR December 1999 with permission. For further information please visit http://www.marhedge.com.

Wall Street & Technology
December 1999
The Top 10 Financial Technology Innovators of the Decade
Leo Melamed - Futures Visionary

Global Custodian Magazine
Fall 1999
the innovators: LEO MELAMED

Reprinted with permission from the Fall 1999 issue of Global Custodian Magazine http://www.globalcustodian.com.

Chicago Magazine
March 1999
The 100 Most Important Chicagoans of the 20th Century
Leo Melamed (76)

Reprinted with the permission of Chicago Magazine.

Chicago and the American Century
1999
The 100 Most Significant Chicagoans of the Twentieth Century
Butter to Billions: Leo Melamed

From "Chicago and the American Century" by F. Richard Ciccone © 1999
Used with Permission from NTC/CONTEMPORARY PUBLISHING GROUP INC.

Barron's March 7, 1994
In Defense of Derivatives:
They're necessities, not dangers, argues a longtime proponent.

Reprinted with permission of Barron's Magazine.

 

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