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S&P Global Agrees to Buy IHS Markit for About $44 Billion

S&P Global Agrees to Buy IHS Markit for About $44 Billion

First Read $16,711/$300,000 (5.6%) Steve Auerbach, Guy Sheetz (and Anonymous x2) ++++ The Hemp Industry Has Room To Grow Thom Thompson - John Lothian News As the third nationally legal industrial hemp crop hits the market, it is clear that American producers,...

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The Hemp Industry Has Room To Grow

The Hemp Industry Has Room To Grow

As the third nationally legal industrial hemp crop hits the market, it is clear that American producers, consumers, merchants and processors are engaged, at an early stage, in a grand and exciting economic experiment to leverage an ages-old commodity into effective, reliable products for technologically advanced markets. 

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 23-25, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 23-25, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK JAMES MURPHY TALKS MURPHY & MCGONIGLE AND LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR AWARD James Murphy is the co-founder and chairman of Murphy & McGonigle, a law firm that was recently named “Law Firm of the Year” by the 2021 edition of US News –...

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Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.

Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.

Tokyo Stock Exchange President and Chief Executive Koichiro Miyahara has resigned, taking responsibility for a technical outage that shut TSE for a full day in October. Akira Kiyota, chief executive of the Japan Exchange Group, will take over.

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Libra

Libra

Facebook’s Libra project is being readied to debut early next year. The controversial payments platform reportedly just needs regulatory approval from Switzerland, where Libra is based, before it launches.

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S&P Global Agrees to Buy IHS Markit for About $44 Billion

S&P Global Agrees to Buy IHS Markit for About $44 Billion

First Read $16,711/$300,000 (5.6%) Steve Auerbach, Guy Sheetz (and Anonymous x2) ++++ The Hemp Industry Has Room To Grow Thom Thompson - John Lothian News As the third nationally legal industrial hemp crop hits the market, it is clear that American producers,...

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John Lothian News Daily Update

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The Hemp Industry Has Room To Grow

The Hemp Industry Has Room To Grow

As the third nationally legal industrial hemp crop hits the market, it is clear that American producers, consumers, merchants and processors are engaged, at an early stage, in a grand and exciting economic experiment to leverage an ages-old commodity into effective, reliable products for technologically advanced markets. 

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 23-25, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 23-25, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK JAMES MURPHY TALKS MURPHY & MCGONIGLE AND LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR AWARD James Murphy is the co-founder and chairman of Murphy & McGonigle, a law firm that was recently named “Law Firm of the Year” by the 2021 edition of US News –...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 16-20, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 16-20, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK THE CRYPTOMARKETSWIKI PODCAST EPISODE 15: DIGITIZING THE CAPITAL MARKETSCarlos Domingo is the founder of Securitize, the aptly-named blockchain company that securitizes assets in the form of digital tokens. The company recently signed a...

Andy Busch Post Election Regulatory Analysis

Andy Busch Post Election Regulatory Analysis

Andy Busch is the former chief market information officer of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Today he is a consultant, speaker and market analyst offering his unique perspectives and analysis to corporate clients.

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 15: Digitizing the Capital Markets

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 15: Digitizing the Capital Markets

Carlos Domingo is the founder of Securitize, the aptly-named blockchain company that securitizes assets in the form of digital tokens. The company recently signed a deal with an SEC and FINRA-registered broker-dealer and ATS called Distributed Technology Markets, LLC, and seems on track to become an end-to-end digital securities platform that offers both securities issuance and trading through secondary markets. 

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 9-13, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 9-13, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK FIA EXPO: CME GROUP’S DUFFY IS SAILING SMOOTHLY IN UNCHARTED WATERS In “the most uncertain times in the world,” CME Group CEO Terry Duffy does not appear to be fazed by the potential threat of a short selling ban or a financial...

The Spread: Edu-tainment

The Spread: Edu-tainment

This week on The Spread, FIA’s virtual expo fills in for the physical event, Cboe and ICE launch new products, and more.

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 16-20, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 16-20, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK THE CRYPTOMARKETSWIKI PODCAST EPISODE 15: DIGITIZING THE CAPITAL MARKETSCarlos Domingo is the founder of Securitize, the aptly-named blockchain company that securitizes assets in the form of digital tokens. The company recently signed a...

Andy Busch Post Election Regulatory Analysis

Andy Busch Post Election Regulatory Analysis

Andy Busch is the former chief market information officer of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Today he is a consultant, speaker and market analyst offering his unique perspectives and analysis to corporate clients.

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 15: Digitizing the Capital Markets

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 15: Digitizing the Capital Markets

Carlos Domingo is the founder of Securitize, the aptly-named blockchain company that securitizes assets in the form of digital tokens. The company recently signed a deal with an SEC and FINRA-registered broker-dealer and ATS called Distributed Technology Markets, LLC, and seems on track to become an end-to-end digital securities platform that offers both securities issuance and trading through secondary markets. 

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 9-13, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 9-13, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK FIA EXPO: CME GROUP’S DUFFY IS SAILING SMOOTHLY IN UNCHARTED WATERS In “the most uncertain times in the world,” CME Group CEO Terry Duffy does not appear to be fazed by the potential threat of a short selling ban or a financial...

The Spread: Edu-tainment

The Spread: Edu-tainment

This week on The Spread, FIA’s virtual expo fills in for the physical event, Cboe and ICE launch new products, and more.

FIA Expo 2020: DeFi Demystified

FIA Expo 2020: DeFi Demystified

The world of blockchain and digital assets is one of tech enthusiasts. Consequently, understanding it requires significant technical knowledge, so it can be difficult to understand how a digital asset protocol works, let alone a broader technological movement like...

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