In our Episode 19 of Trading Views, we sat down with Rep. Bill Huizenga (MI) during our Washington DC Spring Update to discuss SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s testimony before the House Financial Services Committee.

Rep. Huizenga represents Michigan’s 4th District and serves as Chairman of the HFSC Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigation. In our conversation, we touch on a number of financial issues including equity market structure, crypto regulation, and ESG. In addition, Rep. Huizenga shares his thoughts on SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s ambitious regulatory agenda.

In our latest episode of Trading Views, we invited Bob Pisani, CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent, to discuss his latest book titled Shut Up and Keep Talking: Lessons on Life and Investing from the Floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Early in the calendar year STA recognizes a charity and then in a spirit of partnership, we help promote their cause and provide financial support. On episode 17, we talk about STA’s 2022 Charity of ChoiceCatch a Lift Fund, “CAL” with its President and Founder, Lynn Coffland, Catch a Lift Fund enables post 9/11 combat injured veterans all over the U.S. to recover and rehabilitate both physically and mentally through physical fitness, motivation and support.

For many STA members, our view or interest in the markets tends to be limited to a particular sector or region in the world. In episode #16, we take a more global approach in our conversation with Derek Sammann, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Commodities, Options & International Markets at CME Group. As an executive of the leading global derivatives exchange, Derek describes some of the products and services that businesses around the world are seeking in order to effectively manage risk and achieve growth in a volatile global market. Our interview covers: areas of global growth, the options landscape; environmental portfolio products and retail participation in what historically has been primarily and institutional market.

On March 30, STA hosted its annual Washington DC Spring Update that featured various congressional members and business leaders. Among the conversations was with Rep. Ann Wagner who represents the 2nd Congressional District in Missouri. Congresswoman Wagner currently serves as Vice Ranking Member on the House Financial Services Committee, the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and the Subcommittee on Diversity & Inclusion.
Our conversation covers a wide range issues including the power of choice and the protection it provides investors, state of exchanges, D&I in financial services and Ukraine.