Welcome to LaSalle Street, a podcast on derivatives markets, clearinghouses, financial technology, and emerging issues shaping our global financial markets. This show is hosted by the Financial Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, headquartered on LaSalle Street in the heart of Chicago’s financial district. On the podcast we’ll explore new research and hold discussions on central clearing, trade execution, financial technology, and systemic stability. So come join us on LaSalle Street.
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In this episode, experts from industry, academia, and government discuss the operations of and recent stresses in the U.S. Treasury market. This market has a huge impact across the financial system—from determining the borrowing costs for governments to serving as a key benchmark within the financial system to helping to keep credit flowing to p... Read More
This episode of LaSalle Street welcomes chief risk officers from Options Clearing Corporation and Nasdaq Inc. to discuss what the pandemic is teaching us about risk management and global financial markets. The new episode hosted by Ketan Patel, Policy Advisor and Head of Financial Markets Risk Analysis in the Chicago Fed’s Financial Markets Group, delves... Read More
The Honorable J. Christopher Giancarlo was on the frontlines of the biggest issues shaping global financial markets as the 13th chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Known by some as "CryptoDad," Giancarlo visits LaSalle Street to discuss his reflections a year after leaving the CFTC, key issues he faced during his tenu... Read More