Spot Trading is a Chicago proprietary trading firm active in multiple markets including cash, options, futures, and other derivatives. We have grown from a team of 5 individuals in 1999 to over 100 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.
Spot Trading was named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies and also honored as a National winner in 2011 and 2012. We strive to consistently provide our employees with opportunities to learn, develop their careers, and enjoy their work environment. It is truly an honor to be recognized for Spot’s strong culture and commitment to our team.