JLN Options: NY probing alleged ‘ghosting’ of forex options; As crude oil swells, volatility-hungry traders turn to refined products; Insiders sending an ominous market signal

Observations & Insight Adrienne Seaman, CME Group – Legal Aspects of a Career in Futures MarketsWikiEducation.com In 2008, Adrienne Seaman was looking for a change, for fear of getting “bored” in her job as a partner in a London law firm. As a...

JLN Options: This Year’s Hottest ETF Now Luring Cautious Set of Europe Bulls; Why the Upcoming VIX Dip is Meaningless; India VIX Posts Second Weekly Decline as Options Demand Weakens

Observations & Insight ICE Spread Jim Kharouf – JLN It’s no longer surprising to be surprised by Jeff Sprecher. The guy who shook up the futures industry with a bold but failed bid for the Chicago Board of Trade in 2007 has been accumulating pieces on...

JLN Financials: New York Fed – Household debt at highest level since 2010; China Has a $1.2 Trillion Ponzi Finance Problem; Money Managers Now Have a Record Proportion of Their Portfolio Dedicated to Corporate Bonds

First Impressions Peeling back the layers of the European regulatory onion with Finex’s Andrew Gebhardt JohnLothianNews.com As regulatory bodies implement sweeping new rules for the financial industry in the wake of the ’08 crisis, an increasing problem...

JLN Options: After the Crash, One Slice of China’s Stock Market Still Thrives; Tom Lee – S&P can still rise 10% this year; UBS’ Director of FX Options, Louis McCauley Parts Ways with Bank

Observations & Insight Top Stories from JLN Options 11/17 In case you missed them, the following were the most read stories from yesterday’s newsletter: -Spot Trading’s Saez Says He Quit Chief Investment Officer Job bloom.bg/1MkdFtI -ICE Goes Live with...

JLN Options: Swelling Global Grain Glut Spurs Largest Bearish Bet Since June; Fed-Ready Currency Traders Calm About December After Stormy 2015; Eton Park’s Mindich Raises Options Bet on Japan to $876 Million

Observations & Insight Sandra Ro, CME Group – Financial Services Disruption: the Rise of Bitcoin and Blockchain MarketsWikiEducation.com “There is this big debate as to whether bitcoin is a currency or a commodity. I would argue that it is its own...

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