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Cannabis to Face Big Policy Issues in 2021

Cannabis to Face Big Policy Issues in 2021

February was a quiet news month for industrial hemp, giving us a little time to think about some of the structural issues facing the industry. Per usual, PanXchange’s monthly Benchmarks & Analysis report provided a good launching pad.  

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Heath Tarbert

Heath Tarbert

The "crypto-friendly" commissioner and former CFTC chair Heath Tarbert is stepping down from the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday and ending his current Twitter account.  

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Cannabis to Face Big Policy Issues in 2021

Cannabis to Face Big Policy Issues in 2021

February was a quiet news month for industrial hemp, giving us a little time to think about some of the structural issues facing the industry. Per usual, PanXchange’s monthly Benchmarks & Analysis report provided a good launching pad.  

The Spread: A “Good” Bubble?

The Spread: A “Good” Bubble?

This week on The Spread, JPMorgan analysts predict a possible stock rally, GameStop’s stock goes up amid news of an executive’s departure, and more.

Mike Cavanaugh – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Mike Cavanaugh – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Mike Cavanaugh found his way to the trading industry despite his degree in political science because he had a brother-in-law in the wheat pit at the CBOT. He did a summer internship working for “one of the more prolific wheat traders” and soon fell in love with the place. 

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John Lothian News Daily Update

The John Lothian Daily Update is a podcast turning the daily JLN hits and takes comments, our original content and the stories and quips in the top box of First Read into a daily podcast.

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NFL Calls Time-Out on ErisX’s NFL Binary Options

NFL Calls Time-Out on ErisX’s NFL Binary Options

The National Football League asked the CFTC to delay any approval of ErisX’s proposed binary options contracts “pending a more comprehensive study” of whether the contracts would be used for hedging and whether users of the contract might be breaking federal laws by risking money on football spread betting across state lines.

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 8-12, 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 8-12, 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Trading Titan Don Wilson Has Advice for Yellen on Market Fixes As Janet Yellen takes over the Treasury and mulls whether to overhaul rules governing financial markets, one of the world’s biggest traders wants her to know that doing so...

Eero Pikat – The Path to Electronic Trading

Eero Pikat – The Path to Electronic Trading

Electronic trading changed the way quotes are generated, archived and delivered to traders, brokers and their clients over the internet. Barchart was a pioneer in delivering quotes over the internet and providing them for several exchanges. Today it is the largest futures-centric quote provider.

The Spread: A “Good” Bubble?

The Spread: A “Good” Bubble?

This week on The Spread, JPMorgan analysts predict a possible stock rally, GameStop’s stock goes up amid news of an executive’s departure, and more.

Mike Cavanaugh – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Mike Cavanaugh – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Mike Cavanaugh found his way to the trading industry despite his degree in political science because he had a brother-in-law in the wheat pit at the CBOT. He did a summer internship working for “one of the more prolific wheat traders” and soon fell in love with the place. 

NFL Calls Time-Out on ErisX’s NFL Binary Options

NFL Calls Time-Out on ErisX’s NFL Binary Options

The National Football League asked the CFTC to delay any approval of ErisX’s proposed binary options contracts “pending a more comprehensive study” of whether the contracts would be used for hedging and whether users of the contract might be breaking federal laws by risking money on football spread betting across state lines.

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 8-12, 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 8-12, 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Trading Titan Don Wilson Has Advice for Yellen on Market Fixes As Janet Yellen takes over the Treasury and mulls whether to overhaul rules governing financial markets, one of the world’s biggest traders wants her to know that doing so...

Eero Pikat – The Path to Electronic Trading

Eero Pikat – The Path to Electronic Trading

Electronic trading changed the way quotes are generated, archived and delivered to traders, brokers and their clients over the internet. Barchart was a pioneer in delivering quotes over the internet and providing them for several exchanges. Today it is the largest futures-centric quote provider.

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