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Abaxx’s Joe Raia Talks FCM Model Benefits, FTX and the Need for Physically Delivered Contracts

Abaxx’s Joe Raia Talks FCM Model Benefits, FTX and the Need for Physically Delivered Contracts

Before the FTX implosion, FTX had created quite a regulatory stir in the futures industry with a proposal before the CFTC for a clearing model that eliminated the need for FCMs. Abaxx Exchange Chief Commercial Officer Joe Raia has been outspoken in his support for FCMs.  John Lothian News caught up with Raia at the recent FIA EXPO 2022 in Chicago to discuss  his views.

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The crypto exchange AAX’s freeze on withdrawals last month has triggered a desperate search among users for the exchange's senior executives, in the hope of recovering their investments.  

FTX Implosion Prompts Call by DOJ Arm for Independent Probe

First Read Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff The economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has a piece titled "Blockchains, What Are They Good For?" It may be the obituary for blockchain, as Krugman outlines all the firms that have abandoned...

Big traders flock to US equity options with fleeting lifespans

Observations & Insight If you have not watched Options Discovery with Alex Teng of JLN, you are missing something. This young man, a finance major in his senior year at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is really coming into his own with the interviews he is...

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Abaxx’s Joe Raia Talks FCM Model Benefits, FTX and the Need for Physically Delivered Contracts

Abaxx’s Joe Raia Talks FCM Model Benefits, FTX and the Need for Physically Delivered Contracts

Before the FTX implosion, FTX had created quite a regulatory stir in the futures industry with a proposal before the CFTC for a clearing model that eliminated the need for FCMs. Abaxx Exchange Chief Commercial Officer Joe Raia has been outspoken in his support for FCMs.  John Lothian News caught up with Raia at the recent FIA EXPO 2022 in Chicago to discuss  his views.

Cboe Digital, the rebranded ErisX, Leads with a Familiar Model

Cboe Digital, the rebranded ErisX, Leads with a Familiar Model

John Palmer is the head of Cboe Digital, the rebranded ErisX. JLN caught up with Palmer at the recent FIA EXPO 2022 in Chicago to ask him about Cboe Digital and the general state of the crypto markets and industry, which were rocked by the implosion of FTX and related companies. 

The Contango Hedge is Getting Ready to Go

The Contango Hedge is Getting Ready to Go

JLN interviewed Contango CEO Clive Furness at FIA EXPO 2022 about the innovative new way to hedge commodities that he recently released in a white paper, to which he gave the moniker “The Contango Hedge.”

Marjorie Jane Lothian, October 9, 1930 – November 15, 2022

Marjorie Jane Lothian, October 9, 1930 – November 15, 2022

Marjorie Jane (Knilans) Lothian. 92, of Williams Bay, Wisconsin and Sarasota, Florida and formerly of Glenview, IL died November 15, 2022. She was born in Janesville, Wisconsin on October 9, 1930 to Arthur John and Elsie Emily (Langholff) Knilans. Marge married David Rogers Lothian, Sr. on August 4, 1956 in Janesville, WI and she and Dave had three children, Scott, John and David, Jr. 

She is survived by all three sons, their wives and eight grandchildren and one great grandchild: Scott (Barb) Lothian, John (Cheryl) Lothian, David, Jr. (Rebecca) Lothian, Ryan (Megan Toal) Lothian, Patrick (Amanda McCune) Lothian, Andrew Lothian, Timothy Lothian,  Katherine Lothian, Robert Lothian, Victoria Lothian, Sarah Lothian and Cecelia Lothian. 

FIA 50 Years of Financial Futures Celebration

FIA 50 Years of Financial Futures Celebration

2022 is the 50th anniversary of financial futures and the birth of the modern exchange traded derivatives markets. In this video, John Lothian News discusses the birth of the financial futures industry in 1972 and how it has evolved into a market that traded $53.9 billion contracts this year.

Cboe Digital, the rebranded ErisX, Leads with a Familiar Model

Cboe Digital, the rebranded ErisX, Leads with a Familiar Model

John Palmer is the head of Cboe Digital, the rebranded ErisX. JLN caught up with Palmer at the recent FIA EXPO 2022 in Chicago to ask him about Cboe Digital and the general state of the crypto markets and industry, which were rocked by the implosion of FTX and related companies. 

The Contango Hedge is Getting Ready to Go

The Contango Hedge is Getting Ready to Go

JLN interviewed Contango CEO Clive Furness at FIA EXPO 2022 about the innovative new way to hedge commodities that he recently released in a white paper, to which he gave the moniker “The Contango Hedge.”

Marjorie Jane Lothian, October 9, 1930 – November 15, 2022

Marjorie Jane Lothian, October 9, 1930 – November 15, 2022

Marjorie Jane (Knilans) Lothian. 92, of Williams Bay, Wisconsin and Sarasota, Florida and formerly of Glenview, IL died November 15, 2022. She was born in Janesville, Wisconsin on October 9, 1930 to Arthur John and Elsie Emily (Langholff) Knilans. Marge married David Rogers Lothian, Sr. on August 4, 1956 in Janesville, WI and she and Dave had three children, Scott, John and David, Jr. 

She is survived by all three sons, their wives and eight grandchildren and one great grandchild: Scott (Barb) Lothian, John (Cheryl) Lothian, David, Jr. (Rebecca) Lothian, Ryan (Megan Toal) Lothian, Patrick (Amanda McCune) Lothian, Andrew Lothian, Timothy Lothian,  Katherine Lothian, Robert Lothian, Victoria Lothian, Sarah Lothian and Cecelia Lothian. 

FIA 50 Years of Financial Futures Celebration

FIA 50 Years of Financial Futures Celebration

2022 is the 50th anniversary of financial futures and the birth of the modern exchange traded derivatives markets. In this video, John Lothian News discusses the birth of the financial futures industry in 1972 and how it has evolved into a market that traded $53.9 billion contracts this year.

Trading of futures and options on track to a record year – FIA

Trading of futures and options on track to a record year – FIA

Trading of futures and options is on track to a record year, with higher levels of trading activity in many sectors, notably interest rate and equity index contracts, according to the FIA’s Will Acworth, who went over the volume numbers for the first nine months of 2022 in a FIA webinar titled, “Q3 2022 Trends in Futures and Options Trading” Wednesday. 

The long and short of marketing in the markets

The long and short of marketing in the markets

You could be forgiven for thinking that the importance of long and short in markets is only related to the positions you or your clients hold, or your tech that facilitates, clears, monitors and informs trading activity. However, there is an equally important long and short in marketing in the markets.

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