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Cboe Digital, the rebranded ErisX, Leads with a Familiar Model

Cboe Digital, the rebranded ErisX, Leads with a Familiar Model

John Palmer is the head of Cboe Digital, the rebranded ErisX. JLN caught up with Palmer at the recent FIA EXPO 2022 in Chicago to ask him about Cboe Digital and the general state of the crypto markets and industry, which were rocked by the implosion of FTX and related companies. 

JLN Podcast: Social Market Analytics CEO Joe Gits Reflects on Company Growth and New Features

JLN Podcast: Social Market Analytics CEO Joe Gits Reflects on Company Growth and New Features

John Lothian News was the first media company to take an interest in Social Market Analytics, Inc. when it first started. We recently caught up with its founder and CEO, Joe Gits, for an update on the company and trends in social media and trading analytics.

We asked Gits for an update on the company and the progress it has made over the years. We asked him about the natural language processor he started with, which was an open source tool, and the proprietary natural language processor he developed.

Wolfgang Eholzer: The History of Financial Futures, Part 2

Wolfgang Eholzer: The History of Financial Futures, Part 2

In part two of the interview with Wolfgang Eholzer for The History of Financial Futures video series from John Lothian News and MarketsWiki Education, Eholzer explains where the names of Eurex’s trade matching engine and other technology came from. Eurex wanted a short name that could be easily copyrighted and easily reproduced for other products.

Wolfgang Eholzer: The History of Financial Futures

Wolfgang Eholzer: The History of Financial Futures

In 1997, Wolfgang Eholzer decided there were not enough students studying physics and mathematics in Germany to make a career in academia and that maybe finding a job would be a good thing. The question was where was there enough going on. That question led him to Deutsche Boerse, which was starting a new electronic derivatives exchange and hiring like mad. He has been there since.

FIA Tech’s Andrew Castello Talks Reference Data, Symbology at IDX

FIA Tech’s Andrew Castello Talks Reference Data, Symbology at IDX

John Lothian News interviewed FIA Tech’s Head of Reference Data Andrew Castello at IDX in London about his role at the firm he joined in 2019.

Castello said he is focused on expanding the reference data business of FIA Tech by focusing on the pain points for FIA Tech customers. He was interviewed in the lounge area outside The Brewery, where FIA’s IDX was held.

LME’s Georgina Hallett Talks LME Passport, Responsible Sourcing and More in JLN IDX Interview

LME’s Georgina Hallett Talks LME Passport, Responsible Sourcing and More in JLN IDX Interview

In London at FIA’s IDX, or International Derivatives Week, conference at The Brewery, John Lothian News interviewed LME’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Georgina Hallett, about the LME’s Passport, the electronic certificates of analysis (CoA) and digital credentials register.

Hallett had just finished her panel at IDX titled “What Now For Sustainable Finance?” moderated by former FT journalist Jeremy Grant.

Brian Hyndman’s Path To Electronic Trading Began Early

Brian Hyndman’s Path To Electronic Trading Began Early

Brian Hyndman wanted to be a stockbroker growing up and that is what he became, starting out by working for Waterhouse Securities. But his career would be driven by the innovations and new technologies adopted by the markets and he would play a central part.

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FTX Implosion Prompts Call by DOJ Arm for Independent Probe

FTX Implosion Prompts Call by DOJ Arm for Independent Probe

First Read Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff The economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has a piece titled "Blockchains, What Are They Good For?" It may be the obituary for blockchain, as Krugman outlines all the firms that have abandoned...

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VIX Falls Below Key Level as Stock Market Volatility Disappears

Lead Stories VIX Falls Below Key Level as Stock Market Volatility Disappears Divya Balji - Bloomberg The Cboe Volatility Index extended its decline Thursday, dropping below the key 20 threshold and reaching the lowest level in more than three months as Wall Street...

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