Modern Trader

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Modern Trader
Futures logo Modern Trader.png
Type Monthly Business magazine
(in USA, a registered newspaper)
Format Magazine
Owner(s) The Alpha Pages, LLC
Editor Daniel Collins[1]
Founded September 1972
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Circulation 50,000 subscribers per month (2015)[2]
Website www.futuresmag.com

Modern Trader is a U.S.-based monthly print investment magazine. The publication was established in 1972 under the name Commodities.[3] The name was changed to Futures in September 1983 and Modern Trader in 2015.[2]

The magazine is a standard source in futures and option trading, and its SourceBook site is a standard reference to US brokerage and related services.[4]

The Commodity channel index was first published in Commodities, before it was renamed to Futures.[5]

History[edit]

The magazine was founded in 1972 as Commodities, published by Leon Rose and Mort Baratz. It was bought in 1976 by Daniel Oster for Merrill.[3] It was bought again by Jeff Joseph's Alpha Pages from Summit Media in 2013.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Alpha Pages names Daniel P. Collins editor-in-chief of Futures Magazine". 
  2. ^ a b Roush, Chris (2015-06-04). "Futures magazine changes name to Modern Trader". Talking Biz News. Archived from the original on 2016-08-28. Retrieved 2016-08-28. 
  3. ^ a b Crawford Jr., William B. (1992-09-14). "Oster Enterprises' Chief A Quiet Force Behind Growth Of Futures". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on 2016-08-28. Retrieved 2016-08-28. 
  4. ^ Moss, Rita; Ernsthausen, David G. (2012). Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 3rd Edition. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO. pp. 288–289. ISBN 1610692365. Retrieved 2016-08-28. 
  5. ^ Mitchell, Cory (2014-03-19). "How Traders Can Utilize CCI (Commodity Channel Index) To Trade Stock Trends". Investopedia. Archived from the original on 2016-08-28. Retrieved 2016-08-28. 
  6. ^ Marek, Lynne (2014-07-09). "Futures Magazine publisher buys New York financial news rival". Crain's Chicago Business. Archived from the original on 2016-08-28. Retrieved 2016-08-28. 
  7. ^ Alden, William (2014-07-09). "FINalternatives Is Sold to Upstart Media Firm". The New York Times]. Archived from the original on 2016-08-28. Retrieved 2016-08-28. 

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