Jim Iuorio is a managing director of TJM Institutional Services and a veteran futures and options trader.
The majority of Jim's 30-year career has been spent brokering futures and options trades for large institutional clients in equity indexes, interest rate products, commodities and foreign exchange. His recommendations to clients blend macroeconomic themes with technical analysis to identify trading opportunities, anomalies in options markets or hedging strategies. Jim is also an active trader of futures, equities, ETFs, and options for his own account.
Jim is a 1987 graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.A. in economics and is a frequent guest presenter at financial conferences and events.
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