Michael McGlone is senior director, commodity indices, at S&P Indices. In his role, Mike oversees day-to-day management of the S&P commodity business and the S&P GSCIµ, widely regarded as the leading measure of general commodity price movements and inflation in the world economy. Additionally, Mike authors the monthly publications, Market Attributes: Commodities, highlighting developments in the commodity markets as measured by the S&P GSCI, and Market Attributes: Strategic Futures, monitoring trends in the managed futures market as measured by the S&P Dynamic Futures Index.Prior to joining Standard & Poor¡¦s in 2007, Mike was chief strategist at Lyford Group International Ltd., a global macro hedge fund. Mike began his career at Discount Corporation of N.Y. Futures on the Chicago Board of Trade, and has over 20 years of derivatives trading experience. Mike left the Chicago trading pits in 1993 to become the OTC options trader for Aubrey G. Lanston & Co. Inc, based in New York. He subsequently joined ABN AMRO as Head of North American Futures Research.Mike is a CFA charter holder and certified FRM. He holds a B.S. and B.A. from Illinois State University, and an MBA from Depaul University in Chicago.
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