John Lothian, Founder & Publisher of John Lothian News

In the second installment of our Days of Futures Past series, we welcome John Lothian into the SmarterMarkets™ studio. John is Executive Chairman at John J. Lothian & Company and Founder & Publisher of John Lothian News. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with John to discuss the people and times that created the modern […]

Scenes from the FT Live Commodities Global Summit 2023

This week, we present a special episode of SmarterMarkets™, bringing you exclusive interviews from last month’s FT Live Commodities Global Summit in Lausanne, Switzerland. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely attended the summit and worked with the Financial Times to record interviews from this gathering of commodity experts, practitioners, and trading houses. The Financial Times’ Natural Resources […]

Svenja Telle, Director of Origination, Base Carbon

We continue our Carbon Frontiers series with Svenja Telle, Director of Origination at Base Carbon. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Svenja to discuss the vital role of carbon removal in achieving our global emissions reduction targets. Together, they cover the strengths of technology-based carbon removals, the importance of community engagement and co-benefits in […]

Keith McCullough, Founder & CEO, Hedgeye

We continue our series A Smarter Way with Keith McCullough, the Founder & CEO of Hedgeye. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Keith to discuss the lessons of FTX and the state of financial advice on traditional and social media. Download full transcript → Hosted By

David Gornall, Former Chairman, LBMA London Bullion Market Association

In this episode, SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely welcomes David Gornall, the former Global Head of Precious Metals Trading at Natixis and Former Chairman of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). Together, they discuss the massive dislocation between the gold markets in New York and London in March 2020 during the early days of the COVID-19 […]

Beau Taylor, Former Global Head of Energy Sales & Trading, J.P. Morgan

In this episode, David Greely welcomes Beau Taylor, J.P. Morgan’s Former Global Head of Energy Sales & Trading, to recount his experience in the U.S. Natural Gas market following Hurricane Katrina. Together they explore the risk miscalculations, market conditions, and elements of human nature that led to one of the largest hedge fund collapses on […]

Ryan Ingram, Chief Risk Officer, Abaxx Exchange

After exploring algorithms, data and models, host David Greely takes a deep dive into the human element of optimizing risk management with Chief Risk Officer at Abaxx Exchange, Ryan Ingram. Join us for an episode dialed in on chronic issues facing risk managers in today’s commodities and energy markets along with an optimistic take on […]

Carrie Jaquith, Global Head of Digital Product, Abaxx Technologies

The role of risk managers is rapidly expanding, requiring the need for integration across organizations and deeper relationships between risk, data and digital product teams.  Pursuing net zero targets, participation in new markets such as carbon and LNG, and digital transformation all generate new opportunities for risk —  despite the great opportunities they present. Today, […]

Ranting on the inadequacies of our systems and riffing on ideas for how to solve them …

SmarterMarkets™ brings together the icons and entrepreneurs of technology, commodities and finance to examine how market systems can be redesigned and improved to address the most important challenges of our time.