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Get a FREE 90 day trial of John Lothian Newsletter Observations & Insight John C. Bogle, Founder of Financial Giant Vanguard, Is Dead at 89; John C. Bogle in 2017. He built the Vanguard Group on the belief that over the long term, most...
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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...
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...
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The CME-owned post-trade derivatives services provider TriOptima announced the launch of triCalculate IM Analytics to provide insight into the options for initial margin (IM) calculation and helps firms identify in-scope counterparties.
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ICORating's "Exchange Security Report" named Kraken the most secure exchange out of 135 cryptocurrency exchanges whose daily trade value exceeded $100,000.
I believe I first met Bob Cox sometime in 1975. He was a trainee rotating within various departments of the Continental Bank.
Big numbers for white sugar, soybean meal and copper options volumes It’s already a record year for U.S. listed options volumes and there are still two weeks of trading left to go. The OCC isn’t the only clearing house with volumes surging -...
JLN discovered a copy of “The Complete Guide to Options Selling,” authored by the guys behind the now defunct “hedge fund” OptionSellers. It’s interesting to read in hindsight.
In this video, Cboe Chairman and CEO Ed Tilly addresses the SEC’s commentary on market data offerings, what’s next for crypto products, and the need to alter regulations that are hindering index options liquidity.
What do the investigation by FBI special counsel Robert Mueller and bitcoin have in common? Potentially, they’re both connected to a Russian hacker named Alexander Vinnik.
Murphy & McGonigle Launches New Commodities & Futures Division To Help Firms Deal With Regulatory Challenges
These days, traders need good lawyers. They are a must-have in the age of regulatory overreach after the Dodd-Frank law, and for comprehending and complying with the rules as they get refined and re-tuned and as crypto markets come into the mix.
Two years ago I wrote about the Commodity Futures Trading Commission enforcement action against Don Wilson and his company DRW Investments alleging price manipulation in certain financial instruments.
There are traders who put their careers on the line every day in the markets. And then there’s Don Wilson, who put his career and firm on the line in court with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and won.
The Spread is sponsored by MIAX. Sadly, it appears no one had a funny VIX-related sign at a sporting event this week, but never fear, there's plenty of content in this edition of "The Spread" - the Florida options trading firm blow-up,...
If 2018 was the year of the ICO (initial coin offering), then October of 2018 was “Stablecoin Month.” Between the launch of new “stablecoins” like the Gemini Dollar and the ominous news surrounding Tether (the most commonly-used stablecoin in...
Bitmain, maybe the world’s largest cryptocurrency company, told us a lot about the risks and rewards inherent in being a dominant actor in the fast moving cryptocurrency industry when it published its draft IPO prospectus. Whether that IPO...
Chuck Mackie is a business development, PR and marketing specialist who is senior adviser at Maven Wave Partners. He is also a contributing editor to John Lothian News. In May 2018, Coindesk held its three-day Consensus conference in New York...