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ABN Amro takes $200m hit from failure of a single client

ABN Amro takes $200m hit from failure of a single client

First Read Hits & Takes By John Lothian and JLN Staff The challenge of the coronavirus outbreak has been compared to a war. Yesterday, there was a story that compared our current situation to World War II. It is a good comparison, because there are going to be...

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Singapore Emerges as Litmus Test for Coronavirus Containment

Singapore Emerges as Litmus Test for Coronavirus Containment

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff Where to start? The Dow Jones fell the most number of points yesterday, ever. Five trillion dollars has been wiped off the value of stock markets globally as a result of the impact of the coronavirus....

Reddit’s Profane, Greedy Traders Are Shaking Up the Stock Market

Reddit’s Profane, Greedy Traders Are Shaking Up the Stock Market

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff I am back from Washington, DC safe and sound after the CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee meeting yesterday. There was a good turnout, though some Chicago travelers had planes cancelled and had to call in for the meeting. I...

LSE’s $27bn deal for Refinitiv faces heat in Brussels

LSE’s $27bn deal for Refinitiv faces heat in Brussels

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff The folks at MIAX are happy today as the MIAX Technology teams received word that they won the award for the Most Innovative Exchange Technology for 2020 at the Fund Technology and WSL Awards 2020 Gala...

Virus is Becoming a Global Political Risk

Virus is Becoming a Global Political Risk

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff Congratulations to Maureen Downs on being elected as chair of the board of directors of the National Futures Association. Don Thompson of JPMorgan Chase & Co. was elected to serve as vice-chair. With...

Millions of Chinese Firms Face Collapse If Banks Don’t Act

Millions of Chinese Firms Face Collapse If Banks Don’t Act

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff Tomorrow I head to Washington, DC for the CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee meeting on Wednesday. However, a snow storm looks like it is going to impact my flight, so we will see if I can get there.~JJL We published part one...

Coronavirus Could Infect Two-Thirds of Globe, Research Shows

Coronavirus Could Infect Two-Thirds of Globe, Research Shows

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff Happy Valentine's Day! Do you want to make an impact and show your love on Valentine's Day? Join our friends at Gate39 Media who are holding a virtual food drive with the Greater Chicago Food Depository....

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