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Andy Busch Post Election Regulatory Analysis

Andy Busch Post Election Regulatory Analysis

Andy Busch is the former chief market information officer of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Today he is a consultant, speaker and market analyst offering his unique perspectives and analysis to corporate clients.

The Spread: Is 2020 Over Yet?

The Spread: Is 2020 Over Yet?

This week on The Spread: the CME launches futures trading on the VOLQ, Eurex launches futures and options trading on two ESG indices, and more.

Update: SAFE Banking Act of 2019 Moves Forward With Heroes Act

Update: SAFE Banking Act of 2019 Moves Forward With Heroes Act

The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, legislation introduced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and passed by the House late Friday, seeks to deliver an additional $3 trillion in aid to a wide range of individuals, businesses and municipalities hit by economic fallout from the coronavirus.

The Spread: Quarantined

The Spread: Quarantined

This week on The Spread, bitcoin option volume spikes as bitcoin craters, the VIX closes at an all-time high due to coronavirus concerns, the NYSE closes its doors as two traders test positive for COVID-19, and more. Produced by Mike Forrester. Transcription Welcome...

The Spread: Hedge Early, Hedge Often

The Spread: Hedge Early, Hedge Often

This week on The Spread, Cboe sets its sights on the European derivatives market abroad while preparing for growth at home, and options traders clamor for more VIX data to make "unprecedented" hedges against market volatility. Produced by Mike...

…in with the new

…in with the new

This week on The Spread – the OCC and CME report cause to celebrate, bitcoin options products abound, and the options markets react to retaliation from Iran.

Regulator Rumble

Regulator Rumble

This week on The Spread – Bakkt’s CEO heads to Washington, the VIX perks up for the first time since October, and regulators debate over who has jurisdiction over SPIKES futures trading on MGEX.

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2,596 Trades in One Term: Inside Senator Perdue’s Stock Portfolio

2,596 Trades in One Term: Inside Senator Perdue’s Stock Portfolio

First Read $16,711/$300,000 (5.6%) ++++ Celebrate a Legacy of Leadership and Support for the Scouting Movement from the Chicago Financial Community Join Me Thursday at the LaSalle Street Trading Tech Awards Event On Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 5:30 PM, the LaSalle...

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OCC November 2020 Total Volume Up 71 Percent from a Year Ago

OCC November 2020 Total Volume Up 71 Percent from a Year Ago

Observations & Insight FIA Asia-V: Asian Commodity Futures Bloom Despite COVID's Chaos Suzanne Cosgrove - John Lothian News While the pandemic was a major economic disruptor in 2020, impacting global demand and the supply chain, the use of futures and options grew...

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