Expert Trading. Advanced Technology.
Spot Trading is a Chicago proprietary trading firm active in multiple markets including cash equities, options, and futures. We have grown from a small group of 5 individuals in 1999 to a team of professionals working in technology, equity research, quantitative and trading jobs. We proudly distinguish ourselves through our world class trading technology, our innovative trading model, and a collaborative culture.
Since its establishment in 1999 by Rob Merrilees, Spot Trading has expanded in reach, accomplishment and size. Today, we deploy capital to multiple strategies across options, equities and futures, utilizing an industry-leading platform for algorithmic trading. We are proud of our history as a Chicago trading firm, and the opportunities we have provided to individuals seeking jobs in the trading industry.