March 2018

Building a Powerhouse from Scratch

Hispanic Executive ©2018
Danny Gomez has always been a curious person passionate about finding innovative ways to improve the status quo.  He started his career at an oil and gas start-up, where he quickly realized that the entrepreneurial environment was a perfect fit for him, both personally and professionally.  It also made him well suited for working at Nodal Exchange LLC, where he is now senior director of energy markets.
Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 2.53.41 PM

February 2018

Follow the Numbers

Hispanic Executive ©2018
At Myshel Guillory's high school, students were not expected to go to college.  They were expected to become secretaries, phone representatives, or mechanics.  But then, Guillory took an accounting class offered by her high school.  Today, Guillory is the chief financial officer and treasurer at Nodal Exchange, which provides price, credit, and liquidity risk management solutions in North American energy markets.
Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 3.03.33 PM

December 2017

Beyond Energy in a More Global 2018

At the end of 2016, Nodal Exchange and its relatively new wholly owned subsidiary, Nodal Clear, was a stand-alone company – a rare example of a successful start-up exchange and clearinghouse. Nodal grew to be about 30 percent of the power futures open interest in the United States in a highly competitive environment.
Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 2.47.05 PM

October 2017

FOW International Awards shortlist

FOW ©2017 by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
After over 120 entries have been reviewed, the FOW International Awards shortlist has been released.  The winners will be unveiled at a Gala Dinner in London on 7 December at which Icap group chief executive Michael Spencer will receive the lifetime achievement award.  Nodal Exchange has been shortlisted for Exchange of the Year – US and Canada.

June 2017

We got ‘yer power options

And right on schedule, too. Last time we spoke to Nodal Exchange chief Paul Cusenza, he discussed the firm’s surprise transaction with the European Energy Exchange (EEX) – the deal formally closed last month – and his plans to launch a whole new basket of options contracts in power and gas.
Screen Shot 2017-07-11 at 11.56.18 AM

May 2017

Energy Risk Awards 2017 Exchange of the Year

Energy Risk ©2017
The date October 19, 2016 marked one full year since Nodal Exchange transitioned its clearing services from LCH to its own vertically integrated clearing house, Nodal Clear – and what a year it was.
Screen Shot 2017-05-10 at 8.19.49 AM

March 2017

Commodity Business Awards 2016

Commodity Business Awards ©2017
The 2016 global Commodity Business Awards have been announced. Hosted by Commodities Now, the awards are being bestowed as follows:

March 2017

EEX Acquires Nodal Exchange

In a late 2016 interview with Nodal Exchange, we discussed many things with CEO Paul Cusenza. New products and services he was planning to launch, growth and international expansion opportunities and so on. Clearly, we should have hit him with a few more questions.
Screen Shot 2017-07-06 at 12.09.14 PM

March 2017

Nodal plans power, gas options

Energy Risk ©2017
Nodal Exchange is planning to launch power and natural gas contracts during the second quarter of 2017, the Virginia based electricity futures exchange’s chief executive officer has told

February 2017

Clearing house innovation of the year ©2017
Vertical exchange silos are an oft-maligned feature of the financial markets. Critics argue such models, where an exchange controls both trade execution and clearing, can be anti-competitive and result in higher costs for end-users. Nodal Exchange is proving that vertical integration has plenty of benefits for customers, too.
Screen shot 2017-01-26 at 9.20.16 AM