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Barchart Survey Provides Customer Insights

Barchart Survey Provides Customer Insights

Barchart published its futures market survey What Drives Futures Market Participants Tuesday. The report resulted from a survey of more than 400 people, from the general online population to active investors, listed derivatives audience members and business professionals. 

Unsung Heroes: OCC’s Dan Busby

Unsung Heroes: OCC’s Dan Busby

Dan Busby has his hands full as head of operations at OCC, but he insists he is having fun. He and his team are responsible for the back office operations for the world’s biggest equity derivatives clearing organization.

Vendors, the Virus and Volatility

Vendors, the Virus and Volatility

How are software vendors managing their businesses in the current pandemic environment?  A group of some of the top vendors answered that question Wednesday in a webinar called “Vendors vs. Virus” hosted by Imagineer Technology Group.

CBD Suffers from Hangover as Planting Season Begins

CBD Suffers from Hangover as Planting Season Begins

The prices for unprocessed hemp for CBD (CBD biomass) and for distilled CBD have consolidated at low levels, according to May data reported by the PanXchange, holding at about 20 percent of last year’s peak prices posted shortly before the harvest started.  Around...

THIS IS JOHN LOTHIAN: Making The Trade

THIS IS JOHN LOTHIAN: Making The Trade

I am a bull. I like to buy. I like to be long. I long to see the market go up and my profits roll in. Marked to the markets, my gut churns up and down with the market. Rising markets and Tums make my stomach feel better. I like being right. I like when the market goes...

Everything old is new again

Everything old is new again

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury is picking up where it left off in 1986 with regular issuances of bonds with nominal 20-year maturities. (“Nominal” because the bond will be issued on June 1 and pay out 19+ years later on May 15.) The bonds will pay semi-annual interest.

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.

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