Douglas Ashburn

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Douglas Ashburn
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Occupation Editor at Large & Vice President
Employer John Lothian News
Location Chicago
Twitter @Dashburn
LinkedIn Profile
Website www.johnlothian.com

Douglas Ashburn is Editor-at-Large and vice president of John Lothian News. He also serves as a lead project manager for MarketsReformWiki, the regulatory website launched by John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. on February 28, 2011.

MarketsReformWiki is specifically dedicated to tracking and archiving of all information related to regulatory reform in the U.S., Europe and Asia.[1] The site [2] features a comprehensive aggregation of financial regulatory rulemakings, video content, commentary and insight, comment letters, hearings and testimony.

Ashburn, a 20-plus year veteran of the Chicago financial markets, provides editorial support for the JLN Managed Futures Newsletter and other John Lothian News properties.

Additionally, he serves as editor of Intelligent Risk, a quarterly publication of PRMIA, the Professional Risk Managers' International Association.

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Background

Ashburn has been a foreign exchange options and futures trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange since the early 1990s. He has traded for an international banking institution, has been a partner in small- and mid-tier trading groups, and has traded as an independent forex market maker. In 2006, he earned the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation from the CAIA Association. He is also a member of the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA).

Education

  • Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business, MBA, December 2010. He also worked as a TA and guest lecturer for undergraduate and graduate-level courses in economics and operations management.
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, BS, Agricultural Economics

Registration Information

Douglas A. Ashburn - NFA ID 0231023

A Selection of Recent Publications

Contact Information

Ashburn can be reached via e-mail at dougashburn@johnlothian.com.

References

  1. Doug Ashburn. LinkedIn.
  2. Chicago Confidential. Chicago Tribune.
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