Posts written by Jeff Bergstrom

Why Free Trading Will Never Be Free

Why Free Trading Will Never Be Free

First Read $53,406/$300,000 (17.8%) ++++ Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff A gentle reminder. The NFA and NIBA announced a joint webinar about navigating regulatory requirements in a hybrid environment. The webinar is scheduled the day of my 31st wedding...

Here’s why your food prices keep going up

Here’s why your food prices keep going up

First Read $53,406/$300,000 (17.8%) ++++ Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff The SEC has surpassed $1 billion in awards for its whistleblower program with the latest awards totalling $114 million, including an award of $110 million to a single whistleblower....

Crypto ETF assets treble as investors take risks

Crypto ETF assets treble as investors take risks

Observations & Insight GameStop disappoints; Coinbase gets into it with the SEC; Cboe offers Europe options; MIAX Spikes a record; John's Take on CBOE's Phil Slocum's passing and a great moment in options history; and how to execute a strangle — The Spread —...

Libor Alternative Is Winning Over Derivatives Traders

Libor Alternative Is Winning Over Derivatives Traders

Observations & Insight ****JJL: Yesterday I interviewed Doug Engmann for the Open Outcry Traders History Project. Engmann was a market-maker on the Pacific Stock Exchange options floor and served as its acting chairman. He told me the story of what he called the...

Jeff Bergstrom

Jeff Bergstrom

CIO & Editor

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Jeff Bergstrom is an editor at John Lothian News and chief information officer of John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. Bergstrom is also a contributing editor of JLN Options and JLN Financials.

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