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Covid-19 Cases Among U.S. Children Jumped 40% in Late July

Covid-19 Cases Among U.S. Children Jumped 40% in Late July

First Read CPO and CTA Registrations Drop Slightly in First Six Months of 2020 John Lothian - John Lothian News Since the end of 2019, the number of Commodity Pool Operators, or CPOs, registered with the National Futures Association has dropped by almost 6% and the...

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10 Key Features of the VIX Index and New Mini VIX Futures (VXM)

10 Key Features of the VIX Index and New Mini VIX Futures (VXM)

Observations & Insight CPO and CTA Registrations Drop Slightly in First Six Months of 2020 John Lothian - John Lothian News Since the end of 2019, the number of Commodity Pool Operators, or CPOs, registered with the National Futures Association has dropped by...

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The Weekend Update: August 3-7, 2020

The Weekend Update: August 3-7, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK JENNIFER JUST – MARKETSWIKI EDUCATION WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY Jennifer Just is a co-founder of the Chicago trading firm Peak6. She started at O’Connor & Associates after graduating from the University of Michigan and not even knowing...

The Spread: ‘Tis The Season

The Spread: ‘Tis The Season

This week on The Spread – the OCC gives back to the derivatives industry, the CME Group pays hefty fines to the CFTC, Cboe plans for the worst, and more.

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Richard Schaeffer

Richard Schaeffer

Former NYMEX Chairman Richard Schaeffer passed away on Sunday, according to David Greenberg, a former NYMEX board member. Schaeffer was the chairman of NYMEX at the time of its IPO and its sale to the CME Group.

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Poloniex

Poloniex

Poloniex, which is backed by Justin Sun’s TRON, has moved to the forefront of cryptocurrency platforms listing DeFi tokens. It lists 11 tokens and operates its own separate “decentralized exchange.”

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John Lothian Newsletter

Today’s Newsletter

Covid-19 Cases Among U.S. Children Jumped 40% in Late July

Covid-19 Cases Among U.S. Children Jumped 40% in Late July

First Read CPO and CTA Registrations Drop Slightly in First Six Months of 2020 John Lothian - John Lothian News Since the end of 2019, the number of Commodity Pool Operators, or CPOs, registered with the National Futures Association has dropped by almost 6% and the...

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JLN Options Newsletter

Today’s Newsletter

10 Key Features of the VIX Index and New Mini VIX Futures (VXM)

10 Key Features of the VIX Index and New Mini VIX Futures (VXM)

Observations & Insight CPO and CTA Registrations Drop Slightly in First Six Months of 2020 John Lothian - John Lothian News Since the end of 2019, the number of Commodity Pool Operators, or CPOs, registered with the National Futures Association has dropped by...

Everything you need to know about Options Today

Lead Stories

The Weekend Update: August 3-7, 2020

The Weekend Update: August 3-7, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK JENNIFER JUST – MARKETSWIKI EDUCATION WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY Jennifer Just is a co-founder of the Chicago trading firm Peak6. She started at O’Connor & Associates after graduating from the University of Michigan and not even knowing...

The Spread: ‘Tis The Season

The Spread: ‘Tis The Season

This week on The Spread – the OCC gives back to the derivatives industry, the CME Group pays hefty fines to the CFTC, Cboe plans for the worst, and more.

Alessandro Cocco: MarketsWiki World of Opportunity 2020

Alessandro Cocco: MarketsWiki World of Opportunity 2020

Alessandro Cocco is vice president of the Financial Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Speaking at our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity virtual event in July 2020, Cocco said the word that connects climate change and finance is “risk.” 

The Spread: All That Glitters

The Spread: All That Glitters

This week on The Spread – bitcoin options open interest and spot gold prices reach record highs, Cboe tries to bring a slice of Europe back to the States, and more.

The Weekend Update: July 27-31, 2020

The Weekend Update: July 27-31, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Cboe Proposes Plan That Could Curb Advantages of Fast Traders Cboe Global Markets Inc. is seeking to introduce a new mechanism on one of its U.S. stock exchanges that could limit the advantages of high-frequency traders over other...

Alessandro Cocco: MarketsWiki World of Opportunity 2020

Alessandro Cocco: MarketsWiki World of Opportunity 2020

Alessandro Cocco is vice president of the Financial Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Speaking at our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity virtual event in July 2020, Cocco said the word that connects climate change and finance is “risk.” 

The Spread: All That Glitters

The Spread: All That Glitters

This week on The Spread – bitcoin options open interest and spot gold prices reach record highs, Cboe tries to bring a slice of Europe back to the States, and more.

The Weekend Update: July 27-31, 2020

The Weekend Update: July 27-31, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Cboe Proposes Plan That Could Curb Advantages of Fast Traders Cboe Global Markets Inc. is seeking to introduce a new mechanism on one of its U.S. stock exchanges that could limit the advantages of high-frequency traders over other...

The Weekend Update: July 20-24, 2020

The Weekend Update: July 20-24, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK JOYCE SELANDER – MARKETSWIKI EDUCATION OPEN OUTCRY TRADERS HISTORY PROJECT Joyce Selander is a former open outcry trader and one of the few women who found a home in a trading pit of men much bigger and stronger than her. But she found...

The Spread: Opportunity Knocks

The Spread: Opportunity Knocks

This week on The Spread, MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity goes virtual, the CFTC gets closer to finalizing new derivatives trading rules, and more. Produced by Mike Forrester. Transcript: Hello and welcome back to The Spread. I’m Matt Raebel. Due to the...

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