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Some of DeFi’s Leading Investors Are Backing a New Options Protocol

Some of DeFi’s Leading Investors Are Backing a New Options Protocol

Observations & Insight The SEC issued an "Opinion of the Commission" on Monday in a case between ABN AMRO Chicago LLC and Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc. and C2 Options Exchange, Inc. Here is a summary of the opinion: "ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago LLC petitions...

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VIX Plaintiffs Lose Bid to Unmask Traders Tied to 2018 Spike

VIX Plaintiffs Lose Bid to Unmask Traders Tied to 2018 Spike

Observations & Insight Larry Abrams - Open Outcry Traders History Project - Part 1 JohnLothianNews.com Larry Abrams' career started with a chance encounter on a ski lift which was prompted by a good deed. He and some friends helped to push a stranded car that was...

How Options Trading Is Driving Up Stocks—and Driving Them Down

How Options Trading Is Driving Up Stocks—and Driving Them Down

Lead Stories How Options Trading Is Driving Up Stocks—and Driving Them Down Andrew Bary - Barron's Options trading by retail investors may account for the strength in the S&P 500 during the morning this year and weakness in the afternoon. The S&P 500 is up 9%...

FIA Tech Extends Platform To US Listed Options

FIA Tech Extends Platform To US Listed Options

Observations & Insight Ed Tilly: Opportunities at Cboe Global Markets - MWE World of Opportunity JohnLothianNews.com Cboe Global Markets Executive Chairman & CEO Ed Tilly sat down with John Lothian News over Zoom for the MarketsWiki Education World of...

GameStop and AMC Stocks Bounce Back. Short Sellers Got Burned Again.

GameStop and AMC Stocks Bounce Back. Short Sellers Got Burned Again.

Observations & Insight Lead Stories GameStop and AMC Stocks Bounce Back. Short Sellers Got Burned Again. Connor Smith - Barron's After a lackluster month for shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings and GameStop, both roared higher on Tuesday, burning short sellers...

Record Stock Rally Ignores Wall Street’s Phobia About Optimism

Record Stock Rally Ignores Wall Street’s Phobia About Optimism

Observations & Insight The Spread - July 16, 2021 JohnLothianNews.com Options traders torn between higher Inflation and steady Fed policy; June market share up at MIAX; John Lothian talks about a World of Opportunity; SEC charges binary options shop with fraud;...

Crypto Insiders Posit Bitcoin Price Floor Around $30,000 Level

Crypto Insiders Posit Bitcoin Price Floor Around $30,000 Level

Observations & Insight Meaghan Dugan Cooks Up a Stellar Path to Electronic Trading JohnLothianNews.com NYSE executive Meaghan Dugan always worked in kitchens as a youth and had dreams of becoming a famous chef. She even earned a degree in culinary science....

Fractured Libor transition halts US structured rates switch

Fractured Libor transition halts US structured rates switch

Lead Stories Fractured Libor transition halts US structured rates switch; Issuance of non-Libor caps and floors dries up as lending markets mull array of credit-sensitive SOFR rivals Natasha Rega-Jones - Risk.net Attempts to shunt US interest rate option products onto...

‘A Narrative of Fear’: Plunging Stocks Finally Heed Bond Signal

‘A Narrative of Fear’: Plunging Stocks Finally Heed Bond Signal

Observations & Insight Dear Mr. President, Almost 100 years ago President Calvin Coolidge said, "The business of (the United States of) America is business." The first business from before our nation's founding that drove its development and rapid expansion was...

Record Everything in U.S. Stock Market, Including Retail Froth

Record Everything in U.S. Stock Market, Including Retail Froth

Observations & Insight ****SC: Cboe Global Markets reported its June 2021 monthly trading volume statistics across global business lines late Tuesday and also provided guidance for revenues per contracts for second-quarter 2021. Among the month's volume highlights...

Retail Investors Power the Trading Wave With Record Cash Inflows

Retail Investors Power the Trading Wave With Record Cash Inflows

Observations & Insight The Spread - July 2, 2021 JohnLothianNews.com Finra socks Robinhood with its biggest-ever fine; Cboe acquires Chi-X Asia Pacific; OCC reports another volume gain; NIO takes its cue from options; John Lothian weighs in with his take; Looking...

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