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Duffy reigns as CME rises

Duffy reigns as CME rises

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The Spread – Closing Props – 1/18

Give ‘em their props - they gave it a go. (Plus, the OCC’s big decision was revealed. The following are links to stories referenced in this week's episode: -> The Trade - OCC overhauls legacy clearing system with Cinnober-> Reuters -...

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Oslo Børs

Oslo Børs

Nasdaq, which owns stock exchanges in several Nordic countries, is discussing a possible purchase of Oslo Børs, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Euronext had earlier bid to buy all shares of Oslo Børs in a deal valuing the Norwegian market at 625 million euros.

 

 

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Blockstream

Blockstream

Blockstream’s Liquid sidechain has been approved by Japanese regulators for use with local Crypto Garage’s SettleNet platform. In a pilot program SettleNet will be used to facilitate issuance of stablecoins and settlements on Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges.

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Lead Stories

The Spread – Closing Props – 1/18

Give ‘em their props - they gave it a go. (Plus, the OCC’s big decision was revealed. The following are links to stories referenced in this week's episode: -> The Trade - OCC overhauls legacy clearing system with Cinnober-> Reuters -...

“Not Your Keys, Not Your Bitcoin”

Thom Thompson is a derivatives specialist who has worked in product design, business development and regulatory roles for the CFTC, the Chicago Board of Trade, The Clearing Corporation, Swiss Exchange, Eurex and Eurex Clearing. Much of the...

The Spread – Transitions – 1/11

In this episode of "The Spread" we deal with a number of transitions.  Below are stories referenced this week:  -Bloomberg -> MarketAxess Hires Cboe's Chris Concannon as President, COO -Financial Times -> Wall Street battles for...

The Spread – A New Year – 1/4

It's hard to believe 2018 is in the rear-view mirror, but markets stop for no one. So without further ado, enjoy the first episode of "The Spread" in 2019. Below are the stories referenced in this week's episode: -Youtube -> Up, Down, Touch...

Bitmain – What’s Happening to the Billion Dollar IPO?

For the first three quarters of 2018, investors and analysts speculated about when, then if, Bitmain would go public. During a pre-IPO private fund raising, reports leaked out that Bitmain was valuing itself at $15 billion or maybe even $18 billion. During the third quarter bitcoin, which drives industry development, traded at around $6,500, shooting up briefly to the $8,000 range.

Those summer 2018 bitcoin prices were $3,000 higher than current ones. Is it any surprise that Bitmain’s IPO may not launch after all?

The Spread – Hiring Notices – 12/14

According to Trade Alert's Henry Schwartz, the week of December 17 - 21 will likely see the five billionth option of 2018 change hands. But while we all wait with bated breath for that milestone, JLN has you covered with a recap of some of the...

“Not Your Keys, Not Your Bitcoin”

Thom Thompson is a derivatives specialist who has worked in product design, business development and regulatory roles for the CFTC, the Chicago Board of Trade, The Clearing Corporation, Swiss Exchange, Eurex and Eurex Clearing. Much of the...

The Spread – Transitions – 1/11

In this episode of "The Spread" we deal with a number of transitions.  Below are stories referenced this week:  -Bloomberg -> MarketAxess Hires Cboe's Chris Concannon as President, COO -Financial Times -> Wall Street battles for...

The Spread – A New Year – 1/4

It's hard to believe 2018 is in the rear-view mirror, but markets stop for no one. So without further ado, enjoy the first episode of "The Spread" in 2019. Below are the stories referenced in this week's episode: -Youtube -> Up, Down, Touch...

Bitmain – What’s Happening to the Billion Dollar IPO?

For the first three quarters of 2018, investors and analysts speculated about when, then if, Bitmain would go public. During a pre-IPO private fund raising, reports leaked out that Bitmain was valuing itself at $15 billion or maybe even $18 billion. During the third quarter bitcoin, which drives industry development, traded at around $6,500, shooting up briefly to the $8,000 range.

Those summer 2018 bitcoin prices were $3,000 higher than current ones. Is it any surprise that Bitmain’s IPO may not launch after all?

The Spread – Hiring Notices – 12/14

According to Trade Alert's Henry Schwartz, the week of December 17 - 21 will likely see the five billionth option of 2018 change hands. But while we all wait with bated breath for that milestone, JLN has you covered with a recap of some of the...

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