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EU leaders clash over vaccine distribution in tense summit

EU leaders clash over vaccine distribution in tense summit

First Read $32,426/$300,000 (10.8%) ++++ Hits & Takes JLN Staff The Wall Street Journal's owner is buying Investor Business Daily for $275 million, the Wall Street Journal reported. "News Corp NWS 3.08% agreed to buy digital-first financial news and research...

We Must Start Planning For a Permanent Pandemic

We Must Start Planning For a Permanent Pandemic

First Read $32,426/$300,000 (10.8%) ++++ Eurex Derivatives Forum Takes a Look At German Blockchain Innovation Thom Thompson - John Lothian News Day One of the Eurex Derivatives Forum, held this week on Tuesday and Wednesday, offered a discussion of German developments...

London Metal Exchange’s Overhaul Meets Resistance

London Metal Exchange’s Overhaul Meets Resistance

First Read ++++ $32,426/$300,000 (10.8%) ++++ Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff Don't miss the Derivatives Forum Frankfurt 2021. It has a whole bunch of different speakers than last week's FIA Boca and is a great perspective on European and global market...

The New Stock Influencers Have Huge—and Devoted—Followings

The New Stock Influencers Have Huge—and Devoted—Followings

First Read $32,426/$300,000 (10.8%) Brian Price ++++ Coinbase Hit With $6.5 Million Fine By CFTC; Market Debut Rumored To Be Delayed Thom Thompson - John Lothian News Digital asset trading platform Coinbase took a $6.5 million hit on Friday when the Commodity Futures...

Trader Arrested as WallStreetBets Phenomenon Finds Echo in Japan

Trader Arrested as WallStreetBets Phenomenon Finds Echo in Japan

First Read $31,376/$300,000 (10.5%) ++++ ++++ Net-Zero Commitment 'Not Concessionary' Amid Climate Transition Suzanne Cosgrove - John Lothian News A slow march toward climate-friendly investments appears to be picking up the pace just as global asset managers,...

Goldman Sachs Unveils $10 Billion Push to Invest in Black Women

Goldman Sachs Unveils $10 Billion Push to Invest in Black Women

First Read $31,376/$300,000 (10.5%) ++++ ++++ BitVol, A "VIX-Like" Volatility Index for Bitcoin, Makes Its First Trade Matt Raebel - John Lothian News The first-ever over-the-counter (OTC) trade of BitVol, the options-fuelled volatility index for bitcoin developed by...

Why Won’t Libor Die? It’s Complicated

Why Won’t Libor Die? It’s Complicated

First Read $31,376/$300,000 (10.5%) Anonymous ++++ Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff I published a story yesterday on JohnLothianNews.com titled, Harry Potter - Sending My Oldest Son and His Friends to Hogwarts. Longtime readers may remember this story. I...

Rise of the retail army: the amateur traders transforming markets

Rise of the retail army: the amateur traders transforming markets

First Read $31,126/$300,000 (10.4%) ++++ ++++ Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff Virtu founder, former NYMEX chairman and serial entrepreneur Vincent Viola has placed his New York mansion for sale at a modest price of just about $60 Million. Business...

A Hack Like This Could Start the Next World War

A Hack Like This Could Start the Next World War

First Read $31,126/$300,000 (10.4%) Ajay Jain ++++ Hits & Takes John Lothian & JLN Staff Welcome to International Women's Day 2021. The theme for this year's International Women's Day is "Choose To Challenge." The WFE says there are over 100 women today...

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