RCG Historical Timeline


February 2015 RCG named “Best Boutique” FCM by CTA Intelligence Magazine
September 2014 MGEX announces RCG as a new clearing member
April 2014 RCG launches new website
August 2013 RCG completes major upgrade to its Technology Center
March 2013 RCG achieves record customer equity of $2 billion
October 2012 RCG Onyx Plus integrates advanced charting from Barchart
July 2012 RCG begins posting customer segregated funds investment daily
May 2012 Maureen Downs appointed Chairman of NFA’s Compliance and Risk Committee
December 2011 RCG begins posting customer segregated funds investment monthly
June 2011 RCG joins CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) as a full clearing member
May 2011 RCG joins NYSE Liffe Commodities London
April 2011 RCG joins New York Portfolio Clearing (NYPC) as one of the first 10 clearing members
January 2011 RCG achieves record annual volume of 147 million contracts
March 2009 RCG President Maureen Downs elected to National Futures Association (NFA) Board of Directors
January 2009 RCG volume surges 55% percent to a record 137 million contracts
February 2008 RCG Onyx Plus enhanced with interactive charts from Barchart.com
February 2008
RCG reaches record annual volume of 88.5 million contracts
March 2007 Scott Gordon adds the title Chairman to his CEO title
 September 2007 Maureen Downs appointed President
May 2007 RCG Onyx Plus launched
January 2007 RCG introduces Managed Futures services
August 2006 RCG joins LCH for clearing of the ICE Exchange
 January 2006 RCG ranks first in clearing for CME agricultural products
November 2005 RCG customer equity soars 67%
April 2005 RCG Onyx® debuts as front-end trading platform
January 2005 Leslie Rosenthal inducted into Futures Industry Association Futures Hall of Fame
2004 Scott Gordon, former Chairman of the CME, is appointed President and CEO of RCG
2003 RCG is #4 in E-mini S&P 500 futures trading volume at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange
2003 RCG invests $1 million in technology center for electronic trading
2002 RCG introduces real-time simulated trading environment for J-Trader
2001 RCG is among the first, in the US, to offer Patsystems’ J-Trader to the electronic trading community
1998 Scott Gordon elected Chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange
1988 Collins Commodities merges with Rosenthal & Co. to form Rosenthal Collins Group
1982 National Futures Association founded for industry self-regulation. Leslie Rosenthal is a founding member
1981 Leslie Rosenthal elected to the first of his two terms as Chairman of the Chicago Board of Trade
1977 J. Robert Collins becomes Chairman of Collins Commodities after merger with John S. Morris & Co.
1970 Leslie Rosenthal forms company Rosenthal & Co. as a CBOT clearing member
1968 J. Robert Collins elected President of MidAmerica Commodity Exchange
1961 J. Robert Collins joins his father, John, at Greene and Collins
1958 Leslie Rosenthal becomes CBOT member
1923 Greene and Collins is co-founded by John F. Collins as a clearing member for the Chicago Board of Trade