In Part Two of Otto Nageli’s interview with JLN for the History of Financial Futures series, Nageli talked about the part DTB, the forerunner of Eurex, played in repatriating the bund contract and the establishment of Eurex.
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.
Mark Smith started his career at broker-dealer Edward Jones, became an entrepreneur and then after his second firm was purchased by Citi, he found himself working for the bank, which he found an eye-opening experience.
The Path to Electronic Trading for Mark Smith started in a pool. He wanted to be an Olympic swimmer, a singular focus that took him to the Olympic trials of 1988 and 1992, but not to the Olympic Games, though he did swim in the Pan American games of 1991.
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.
To kick off The History of Environmental Trading video series from John Lothian News and MarketsWiki Education, we interviewed Gordon Bennett of Intercontinental Exchange in ICE’s London headquarters during IDX week in early June.
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.
Bruce Savage helped Walt Lukken host his first June IDX and was pleased to see so many people show up and participate. The head of FIA Europe, Savage was interviewed by John Lothian News outside The Brewery, where FIA’s IDX conference was being held.
Trading Technologies CEO Keith Todd made a deal with Talos, a provider of institutional digital asset trading technology, and John Lothian News wanted to know more about it and what it meant for TT and its customers.
So JLN sat down with Todd in TT’s offices in London on the Monday of IDX week to shoot a video interview with Todd as TT was preparing to make the announcement.
Hitesh Mittal, the CEO and founder of BestEx Research, talked with JLN in a video interview over Zoom, reflecting on the recent comments by SEC Chairman Gary Gensler about promoting more competition in the market.
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 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.
Rich Counsell said that after walking by the CME in Chicago every day he became intrigued by what the CME did and why farmers like his father did not use its markets to hedge. Counsell had grown up on a beef farm in the southwest in the U.K. before leaving to become a trader in the City and a technology entrepreneur.
Joe Corona is a veteran trader who serves as the chief strategy officer of brokerage firm Matrix Executions. Corona spoke to JLN at the Options Conference in San Antonio, Texas for the JLN OIC Industry Leader video series. We also interviewed him for the Open Outcry...
First Read Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff The CFTC Market Risk Advisory Committee met on September 28 under the leadership of Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson for the first time. The CFTC chairman, Rostin Behnam, and Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero...
Lead Stories Explainer: How a massive options trade by a JP Morgan fund can move markets Saqib Iqbal Ahmed - Reuters A nearly $16 billion JP Morgan fund is expected to reset its options positions on Friday, potentially adding to equity volatility at the end of a...