How does a bank compete in the derivatives market with rivals three to four times its size? By being quick to market with the latest products, says Craig T. Bouchard, senior vice president and global head of derivatives and institutional sales at First Chicago Corp.

Quickness has paid off for the $60 billion-asset bank, which holds its own against such giants as Citicorp, Bankers Trust New York Corp., and J.P. Morgan & Co..

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