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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.

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European Central Bank

European Central Bank

The European Central Bank has withdrawn a request it made in 2017 for greater powers to tackle financial stability risks in the euro-denominated derivatives market.  The bank said the way its request had been handled by the European Parliament and EU national governments had led to a result that risked limiting its freedom of action more than empowering the ECB to act, the Financial Times reported.

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Copper

Copper

Copper Technologies, a cryptocurrency custody and brokerage firm based in London, has begun using technology known as "air-gapping," a cybersecurity method used by high-security military facilities, to protect its customer's digital assets.

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The Spread – Wild West – 3/8

A judge’s comparison of FX options trading to the Wild West, MIAX’s news-making tear, and a little bit of Simon and Garfunkel awaits viewers of this week’s episode of “The Spread.” The following are stories referenced in this week's episode: -...

Open Outcry Traders History Project Announced by John Lothian

John J. Lothian & Company, Inc., MarketsWiki Education and John Lothian Productions are pleased to announce plans for a large scale video project to collect the history of the open outcry era and traders’ personal stories. Additionally, John Lothian Productions plans to develop video documentaries about specific themes and subjects emerging from the collected personal histories.

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