John H. (Bud) Frazier

From MarketsWiki
(Redirected from John H. (Bud) Frazier, Jr.)
Jump to navigation Jump to search


CQG logo.png


John H. (Bud) Frazier, Jr.
John Lothian News logo1.png

@JohnLothian Twitter Feed

@JohnLothian: Russian Invasion Intensifies Role of New U.S.-EU Tech Council - WSJ
Russian Invasion Intensifies Role of New U.S.-EU Tech Council - WSJ https://t.co/C4MZuWj3bU— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 16, 2022

View Page

@JohnLothian: Nigerian Exchange Chief Executive Officer Temi Popoola Restates NGX Ambition To Provide A Platform For Issuers And Investors To Meet Their Financial And Investment Objectives
Nigerian Exchange Chief Executive Officer Temi Popoola Restates NGX Ambition To Provide A Platform For Issuers And Investors To Meet Their Financial And Investment Objectives https://t.co/p3USU...

View Page

@JohnLothian: Report Warns London and Other World Cities Face Rising Risk of Drought - Bloomberg
Report Warns London and Other World Cities Face Rising Risk of Drought - Bloomberg https://t.co/TY3F5KwRUA— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 16, 2022

View Page

@JohnLothian: This is how many lives could have been saved with COVID vaccinations in each state - NPR
This is how many lives could have been saved with COVID vaccinations in each state - NPR https://t.co/vkoUpmwfg9— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 16, 2022

View Page

@JohnLothian: Panmure Gordon is back in profit — Rich Ricci and Bob Diamond say potential hires ‘knocking on our door’ via @FinancialNews
Panmure Gordon is back in profit — Rich Ricci and Bob Diamond say potential hires ‘knocking on our door’ https://t.co/2WixirQkLW via @FinancialNews— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 16, 2022

View Page

@JohnLothian:
https://t.co/JY1WlxIa5l— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 16, 2022

View Page

We visit more than 100 websites daily for financial news (Would YOU do that?). Read the John Lothian Newsletter.

The late John H. (Bud) Frazier Jr., was a commodities broker and long time member of the Chicago Board of Trade. In 1977 he served as vice chairman of the CBOT.[1]

Frazier died on July 8 in 1993 at the age of 75 of complications from leukemia.

He was an outspoken supporter of the futures markets and was honored with a memorial service in the CBOT's Visitor's Gallery two weeks after his death. Speaking at this service were the famed agricultural radio broadcaster Orion Samuelson and John J. Lothian.

Frazier was known around the world for his daily grain market commentaries.[2]

Background[edit]

Frazier came to Chicago from Philadelphia, though he was born in Toledo, OH. After graduating from the Naval Supply Corps School at the Harvard School of business, he saw action on D-Day and Okinawa as a lieutenant.

He started in the grain business in 1940 and later served as the president of the National Grain and Feed Association.

He was known by the nickname Bud.

He was a partner in several futures brokerage firms in Chicago, including at Hennessy and Associates and at Frazier-Parrot. He also worked for Bunge, Clayton Brokerage Company, Balfour-Maclaine, Inc., Frazier-Parrott Commodities, Inc., Gerald Commodities and was the founder and president of U.S. Futures & Options Company, which was founded in 1992. John J. Lothian worked for Frazier at U.S. Futures & Options Company.[3][4]

He was also a founding partner of Hennessy & Associates of Chicago.[5]

Education[edit]

Frazier graduated in 1939 from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania.

References[edit]