WH Trading is a global proprietary derivatives trading firm that provides liquidity to a wide range of global futures and options markets including Interest Rate, Foreign Exchange, Agricultural Commodity and Energy products. As a proprietary trading firm, WH revenue comes from trading profits generated on physical open outcry exchange floors in Chicago and electronic markets globally. The firm does not serve customers, and its risk capital is provided exclusively by the firm’s partners.
WH Trading is a member of all major global derivatives exchanges including CME, CBOT, NYMEX and ICE. WH maintains direct electronic connections to all major global derivatives exchanges.
WH Trading has its roots in the open outcry markets of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Will Hobert founded the firm in 1994 in a small office above the CME trading floor. Since that time, WH Trading has grown and developed to keep pace with the markets it trades. Today the firm has over 70 employees including trading, technology and administrative staff. All are based in WH Trading's office on Wacker Drive in the Chicago Loop.