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Thinning Liquidity in Key Futures Market Worries Traders

Thinning Liquidity in Key Futures Market Worries Traders

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CME Group E-mini S&P 500 Futures

CME Group E-mini S&P 500 Futures

Liquidity in the CME Group’s E-mini S&P 500 Futures is thinning and the contract is getting harder to trade since volatility shook up the U.S. stock market in 2018. This is leading to worry that it could make the stock market more susceptible to shocks, the Wall Street Journal reported.

 

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OKEx

OKEx

OKEx, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, blogged that it would launch a decentralized exchange on its own dedicated blockchain.

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Ex-CFTC chairman calls for SEC to regulate cryptocurrencies

Economic Studies at Brookings yesterday dropped a call for better regulation of the cryptocurrency and digital assets industries by none other than Tim Massad, the former chairman of the CFTC. As befits the former head of an agency that embraced principles-based regulation, Massad’s paper is long on analysis of the industries and the regulatory issues that seem to afflict business conditions.

Chicago Mayor Emanuel addresses FinTank meeting, makes case for Chicago as crypto and fintech hub

In what might prove to be a seminal moment in the development of the cryptocurrency and blockchain community in Chicago, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed an audience of nearly 150 on Monday. Extolling the virtues that Chicago possesses, Emanuel made the case that the city has the opportunity to become a preeminent global fintech center.

Ex-CFTC chairman calls for SEC to regulate cryptocurrencies

Economic Studies at Brookings yesterday dropped a call for better regulation of the cryptocurrency and digital assets industries by none other than Tim Massad, the former chairman of the CFTC. As befits the former head of an agency that embraced principles-based regulation, Massad’s paper is long on analysis of the industries and the regulatory issues that seem to afflict business conditions.

Chicago Mayor Emanuel addresses FinTank meeting, makes case for Chicago as crypto and fintech hub

In what might prove to be a seminal moment in the development of the cryptocurrency and blockchain community in Chicago, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed an audience of nearly 150 on Monday. Extolling the virtues that Chicago possesses, Emanuel made the case that the city has the opportunity to become a preeminent global fintech center.

Chinese Day Traders Manipulating US Markets

Chinese-based day traders are taking increasingly sophisticated steps to manipulate stocks traded on US markets, according to a surveillance firm executive.

Research and analysis conducted by Eventus Systems, a compliance, surveillance, and risk management firm, has detected regular instances of manipulation by Chinese-based traders trading predominantly Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges.

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