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The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 13: Digital Assets to Scale

Magnus Almqvist is a technology, compliance, and market surveillance expert, and the head of exchange development for Exberry, a software development platform designed to help its customers create sophisticated new trading platforms fast, and with the ability to easily scale after launch.

The Spread: Home, Sweet Home

The Spread: Home, Sweet Home

This week on The Spread, Cboe and the CME Group announce new “mini” products, LedgerX announces a new volatility index for bitcoin, and more.

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 12: IOU on a Blockchain

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 12: IOU on a Blockchain

Philippe Bekhazi, the founder and CEO of the XBTO Group, has a long history of creating technological tools for trading, devising portfolio and risk management solutions for clients trading equities, FX, rates, and credit instruments. On this episode of the CMW Podcast, he discusses how XBTO went from a prop trading desk to one of the biggest investors in the growing digital asset space, as well as the rise of digital asset derivatives and stablecoins, and the future of digital money.

The Spread: High Volumes, Highlighting Heroes

The Spread: High Volumes, Highlighting Heroes

This week on The Spread, the CME announces the re-opening of its Eurodollar Options trading floor, Cboe announces the re-launch of an old product, JLN highlights an unsung hero of the OCC, and more. Transcript: Welcome to The Spread, where...

ErisX Launches Ether Futures

ErisX Launches Ether Futures

The cryptocurrency marketplace ErisX announced today that they are the first U.S. based exchange to introduce physically settled Ether futures contracts.

The Spread: Re-opened for Business

The Spread: Re-opened for Business

This week on The Spread, several exchanges cautiously open their trading floors, the OCC’s volumes are up yet again, Cboe posts its earnings report, and more. Transcript: Welcome to The Spread! I’m Matt Raebel, just settling into the new normal like everyone else....

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 11: Halving a Good Time

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 11: Halving a Good Time

Michael Sonnenshein, the managing director at Grayscale Investments, is passionate about bringing digital asset investing to his clients. In this episode of the CMW Podcast, Sonnenshein discusses institutional digital asset investing, the upcoming “Halvening” of bitcoin, and more.

The Spread: Crash and Burn

The Spread: Crash and Burn

This week on The Spread: the coronavirus causes crashes not seen since 2008, derivatives trading hits record volumes for major exchanges, Robinhood has yet another outage, and the OCC adds two clearing-side veterans to its board of directors.

CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 9: Privacy Coins vs. Private Money (featuring Meltem Demirors, chief strategy officer at CoinShares)

CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 9: Privacy Coins vs. Private Money (featuring Meltem Demirors, chief strategy officer at CoinShares)

Meltem Demirors, chief strategy officer at CoinShares, is passionate about cryptocurrency, financial technology, and civil rights – and she wants to share her knowledge as well as her enthusiasm with the world. In 2019, she testified before the House Financial Services Committee for a hearing on Facebook’s proposed digital currency project, Libra. Demirors has appeared on Bloomberg, CNBC, CoinDesk, and the MIT Technology Review – now, Demirors joins us to discuss privacy, mining, and regulation – and of course, Facebook’s Libra.

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 8: Krakpots

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 8: Krakpots

Matt and Thom take to the JLN studio once again to discuss 2020’s biggest stories in crypto (so far).

Topics:

00:35 Bitcoin options are not, in fact, hot right now
02:58 Kraken CEO says cost of regulatory requests rising for the exchange
08:28 Japan puts limits on leverage for regulated cryptocurrency exchanges
09:05 Bitmain’s “questionable” need for layoffs
11:48 Bitwise Bitcoin ETF takes a knee
15:02 Libra creates a new committee
17:35 “Crypto Dad” gets two new gigs

CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 7: Buy the Dip! Featuring: Thom Thompson, editor at JLN

CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 7: Buy the Dip! Featuring: Thom Thompson, editor at JLN

JLN Editor Thom Thompson has decades of experience working in the financial markets in both the U.S. and Europe. These days, he uses his expertise to explain the cryptocurrency markets, especially the burgeoning cryptocurrency derivatives to JLN’s readers. In this episode of the CMW Podcast, Thom joins Matt in the studio to discuss the most notable moments in the cryptocurrency markets in 2019.

Bad News Bear Market

Bad News Bear Market

This week on The Spread – options traders hedge like the world is ending, ICE launches options trades on Bakkt bitcoin futures, Cboe acquires Europe’s biggest stock trade clearing house, and the industry remembers a lost legend.

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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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