Author: Galen Burghardt
Bio: Galen Burghardt is Director of Research for Newedge USA, LLC, a joint venture between Calyon and Société Générale. He is the lead author of The Treasury Bond Basis and The Eurodollar Futures and Options Handbook, which are standard texts for users of financial futures. He was an adjunct professor offinance in the University of Chicago's Graduate Schoolof Business (now the Booth School). He was the headof financial research for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and gained access to the world of futures through his work in the Capital Markets Section of the Federal Reserve Board. His PhD in economics is from the University of Washington in Seattle.
Author: Brian Walls
Bio: Brian Walls is the Global Head of Research at Newedge Prime Brokerage, the foremost provider of brokerage services to the managed futures industry. ¿He has worked in the financial services industry for thirty years in the various capacities of trading, operations, management, and research. ¿He was a pioneer of capital introduction services and is a sought after and trusted advisor to many Commodity Trading Advisors, global macro managers, fund of funds and institutional investors. He is the chairman of the Newedge Index Committee.