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THE SPREAD: OIL TANKS

THE SPREAD: OIL TANKS

This week on The Spread, oil markets go contango, Quantitative Brokers releases a timely futures and options trading algorithm, FIA cancels more events, 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.

Justice for Jitesh: Special Sauce is Never Shared

Justice for Jitesh: Special Sauce is Never Shared

I worked with traders and systems developers for many years when I was a futures broker. During the time I worked with them, they never shared with me their “special sauce,” the intellectual property that made their trading systems tick. There...

Electronic Derivatives Trading in South Africa Gears Up

Electronic Derivatives Trading in South Africa Gears Up

A half decade’s worth of work at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) to update its trading technology is bearing fruit. The exchange now has its equities, equities derivatives and foreign exchange derivatives trading on LSEG Technology’s...

A Great Day to Start Trading Micro E-Mini Futures

A Great Day to Start Trading Micro E-Mini Futures

Record Setting Volumes in Complex, Micro Emini S&P Trades Over 156,000 Contracts A Trump-influenced lower equity market and then a near rebound produced the perfect day for the CME Group to start trading micro E-mini equity futures...

FIA IDX 2018 Preview with Walt Lukken

FIA IDX 2018 Preview with Walt Lukken

In this video, FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken previews the agenda for the International Derivatives Expo (IDX) held in London from June 4-6, including topics, speakers and the all-important Futures for Kids Kilt Challenge.   ...

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...

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