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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 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 Spread: Far From Business As Usual

The Spread: Far From Business As Usual

This week on The Spread - Eurex adds new options on an MSCI index, Craig Donohue is re-elected chairman of the OCC's board of directors, phishing scammers use fake COVID-19 alerts, and more.Produced by Mike Forrester.TranscriptionWelcome to The Spread, I’m...

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.

Options thrive as markets nosedive

Options thrive as markets nosedive

February is known as the month of love – the month in which Valentine’s Day takes place. Options traders certainly got a lot of love last week, when the stock market saw its biggest crash since 2008.

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 Spread: Always Bet on Bull

The Spread: Always Bet on Bull

  This week on The Spread: bullish bets abound despite coronavirus concerns, Cboe creates a cushion and casts chats at two conferences, volume of MIAX's SPIKES options spike, and more. References Dash Taking Order Routing To Next Level, Exec Says Tom Zagara –...

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

John Lothian Newsletter

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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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JLN Options Newsletter

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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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