Eldorado Trading LLC 

is an innovative proprietary trading firm that actively participates in capital markets all around the world. At Eldorado we firmly stick to a "work-hard/play hard" philosophy with clear recognition that the former must precede the latter.  Our disciplined understanding of risk versus reward, quantitative methods, expert technology and a superior training program give Eldorado the competitive edge over other firms, making us a leader in the electronic trading world.
Jim and Jeff met on the trading floor of The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in the early 1990s. 
As they progressed as traders and sought to expand their reach, both quickly discovered a unique ability to successfully teach and train aspiring traders. After a decade of experimenting with various styles and business models, Jim and Jeff completed their mutual vision and officially merged, forming Eldorado Trading, LLC in 2004.

At Eldorado, traders have the opportunity to capitalize on global markets, trading hundreds of different commodities, equities, derivatives, and indexes on dozens of exchanges worldwide.

We stress hard work, diligence, resilience, and success at Eldorado, but we truly understand that equilibrium and an appropriate work-life balance is necessary to reach true success. With this in mind, Eldorado sponsors a company soccer team as well as hockey, volleyball, and co-ed softball team. Eldorado’s offices also feature a huge gameroom, equipped with ping-pong tables, an arcade quality Golden Tee with big screen and pedestal, and the latest in video games and consoles featured on a 55” flat screen. At Eldorado, work hard/play hard is embedded in the culture!

Though Eldorado has 100+ traders and employees, all are treated like family with access to the finest resources available. Eldorado Trading’s achievements and experience make it an innovator and leader of the electronic trading world...but complacency has no place at Eldorado...we are constantly expanding our reach and size. At Eldorado we realize we have to stay on the cutting edge to remain at the top of the electronic trading world.

Through active and strict recruiting efforts, Eldorado is able to offer trader training classes quarterly. Recruits have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to advance into becoming an independent trading partner of Eldorado...the same way Jeff and Jim got their start! Eldorado’s track record shows the ability to transform an inexperienced trainee into a skilled and knowledgeable trader.

Traders at Eldorado are taught to combine complex trading strategies, financial models, market research, and yield curve analyses to gain “edge” in the ever-changing world of high finance.For more information about Eldorado and becoming a part of our team, please visit the Careers section.

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Eldorado Trading Group LLC is an innovative proprietary trading firm that actively participates in capital markets all around the world. At Eldorado we firmly stick to a "work-hard/play hard" philosophy with clear recognition that the former must precede the latter.

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  • 312 332 4959

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  • 70 W Madison Suite 2650 Chicago, IL 60602

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