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A Look Back at Manipulation in the Metals Markets

A Look Back at Manipulation in the Metals Markets

Spoofing is Dunm (sic) and Just Plain Stupid If Bart Chilton were alive today, he would be smiling. The CFTC nailed another bank for metals futures market manipulation.  According to the CFTC website, “The Commodity Futures Trading Commission...

A Blockchain Solution to Gold Settlement Issues

A Blockchain Solution to Gold Settlement Issues

Amid all the talk of blockchain and its applications for the financial and trading worlds, Euroclear and ItBit have gotten together to come up with what they feel is a solution to some of the problems in the gold market, in particular the settlement of unallocated...

Addendum to the CME Gold Futures Story

Addendum to the CME Gold Futures Story

The lead story in yesterday’s John Lothian Newsletter was a Reuters report that said CME Group is planning to launch a gold futures contract in Hong Kong by year end. We were a little uncertain about how this would work, since the...

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AMC Stock-Price Surge: Veteran Options Trader on 3 Drivers of It

AMC Stock-Price Surge: Veteran Options Trader on 3 Drivers of It

Observations & Insight ****JJL: The CME Group has issued the following notice: "Amendments to and Delisting of Certain CME and CBOT Products in Connection with the Elimination of Most CME and All CBOT Open Outcry Trading Pits and Related Frequently Asked Questions...

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