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Brokers shun oil ETF providers over regulatory risks

Brokers shun oil ETF providers over regulatory risks

First Read Cboe's Tilly Outlines Exchange Growth Amid Market Disruption Suzanne Cosgrove - John Lothian News In a webinar interview Thursday, Cboe Global Markets' CEO Ed Tilly said the exchange is contemplating reopening the trading floor next month but will not pull...

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JLN Options Newsletter

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Everything you need to know about Options Today

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MarketsWiki

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Virtu Financial

Virtu Financial

Virtu Financial launched a new data-as-a-service platform via its brokerage and analytics division that gives its subscribers access to multi-asset market data. The platform, known as Open Technology, hosts various services and market data through an API architecture.

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FTX.US

FTX.US

As promised just weeks ago, FTX.US, a new spot cryptocurrency platform, opens today. Backed by FTX, a major offshore futures platform, FTX offers U.S. customers 10% margins on bitcoin, Ether and other trades. 

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John Lothian Newsletter

Today’s Newsletter

Brokers shun oil ETF providers over regulatory risks

Brokers shun oil ETF providers over regulatory risks

First Read Cboe's Tilly Outlines Exchange Growth Amid Market Disruption Suzanne Cosgrove - John Lothian News In a webinar interview Thursday, Cboe Global Markets' CEO Ed Tilly said the exchange is contemplating reopening the trading floor next month but will not pull...

We visit more than 100 websites daily for financial news (Would YOU do that?)

JLN Options Newsletter

Today’s Newsletter

Everything you need to know about Options Today

Lead Stories

ErisX Launches Ether Futures

ErisX Launches Ether Futures

The cryptocurrency marketplace ErisX announced today that they are the first U.S. based exchange to introduce physically settled Ether futures contracts.

The Weekend Update: May 4-8, 2020

The Weekend Update: May 4-8, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Jack Sandner – Open Outcry Traders History Project – Part Two Jack Sandner is a former chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and longtime board member of the CME Group. In part two of this interview with...

The Spread: Re-opened for Business

The Spread: Re-opened for Business

This week on The Spread, several exchanges cautiously open their trading floors, the OCC’s volumes are up yet again, Cboe posts its earnings report, and more. Transcript: Welcome to The Spread! I’m Matt Raebel, just settling into the new normal like everyone else....

CBD Demand High, Fewer CBD-Hemp Acres Expected in Key States in 2020

CBD Demand High, Fewer CBD-Hemp Acres Expected in Key States in 2020

As part of our evolving coverage of all aspects of the cannabis business, John Lothian News is passing on information and insights about industrial hemp to our readers on a monthly basis. Our partner in this endeavor, PanXchange, last year launched an electronic market for businesses all along the CBD-oriented hemp supply chain.

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 11: Halving a Good Time

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 11: Halving a Good Time

Michael Sonnenshein, the managing director at Grayscale Investments, is passionate about bringing digital asset investing to his clients. In this episode of the CMW Podcast, Sonnenshein discusses institutional digital asset investing, the upcoming “Halvening” of bitcoin, and more.

The Weekend Update: March 27-May 1, 2020

The Weekend Update: March 27-May 1, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Jack Sandner – Open Outcry Traders History Project – Part One John F. (Jack) Sandner is a boxer, lawyer, trader and former CME chairman who served as a director of CME Group from July 2007 to February of 2018....

The Spread: Charity Begins at Cboe

The Spread: Charity Begins at Cboe

  This week on The Spread, Cboe celebrates its 47th anniversary with charitable donations and extends a bountiful business deal, the NYSE Arca options trading floor is rumored to reopen next week, and more. Produced by Mike Forrester. Transcript Welcome to The...

Jack Sandner – Open Outcry Traders History Project – Part Two

Jack Sandner – Open Outcry Traders History Project – Part Two

Jack Sandner is a former chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and longtime board member of the CME Group. In part two of this interview with John Lothian News for the MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project he talks about how the S&P 500 and Eurodollars started, the tax straddle that caused tax laws to change and his take on spoofing. 

Automation is Key to Managing Margin Calls

Automation is Key to Managing Margin Calls

Since the start of the coronavirus-induced market volatility, margin calls have been a frequent headline in the news. After all, the global grab for liquidity has set off a chain reaction of asset sales, unwinding trades, and margin calls.

The Weekend Update: April 20-24, 2019

The Weekend Update: April 20-24, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK WTI-WTF? Part II (of How Many???) Just another day at the Globex, folks. May WTI up a mere $49.88 on its last trading day at the time I write this paragraph, a while before the close. (Sorry, can’t calculate a...

The Spread: Re-opened for Business

The Spread: Re-opened for Business

This week on The Spread, several exchanges cautiously open their trading floors, the OCC’s volumes are up yet again, Cboe posts its earnings report, and more. Transcript: Welcome to The Spread! I’m Matt Raebel, just settling into the new normal like everyone else....

CBD Demand High, Fewer CBD-Hemp Acres Expected in Key States in 2020

CBD Demand High, Fewer CBD-Hemp Acres Expected in Key States in 2020

As part of our evolving coverage of all aspects of the cannabis business, John Lothian News is passing on information and insights about industrial hemp to our readers on a monthly basis. Our partner in this endeavor, PanXchange, last year launched an electronic market for businesses all along the CBD-oriented hemp supply chain.

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 11: Halving a Good Time

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 11: Halving a Good Time

Michael Sonnenshein, the managing director at Grayscale Investments, is passionate about bringing digital asset investing to his clients. In this episode of the CMW Podcast, Sonnenshein discusses institutional digital asset investing, the upcoming “Halvening” of bitcoin, and more.

The Weekend Update: March 27-May 1, 2020

The Weekend Update: March 27-May 1, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Jack Sandner – Open Outcry Traders History Project – Part One John F. (Jack) Sandner is a boxer, lawyer, trader and former CME chairman who served as a director of CME Group from July 2007 to February of 2018....

The Spread: Charity Begins at Cboe

The Spread: Charity Begins at Cboe

  This week on The Spread, Cboe celebrates its 47th anniversary with charitable donations and extends a bountiful business deal, the NYSE Arca options trading floor is rumored to reopen next week, and more. Produced by Mike Forrester. Transcript Welcome to The...

Jack Sandner – Open Outcry Traders History Project – Part Two

Jack Sandner – Open Outcry Traders History Project – Part Two

Jack Sandner is a former chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and longtime board member of the CME Group. In part two of this interview with John Lothian News for the MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project he talks about how the S&P 500 and Eurodollars started, the tax straddle that caused tax laws to change and his take on spoofing. 

Automation is Key to Managing Margin Calls

Automation is Key to Managing Margin Calls

Since the start of the coronavirus-induced market volatility, margin calls have been a frequent headline in the news. After all, the global grab for liquidity has set off a chain reaction of asset sales, unwinding trades, and margin calls.

The Weekend Update: April 20-24, 2019

The Weekend Update: April 20-24, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK WTI-WTF? Part II (of How Many???) Just another day at the Globex, folks. May WTI up a mere $49.88 on its last trading day at the time I write this paragraph, a while before the close. (Sorry, can’t calculate a...

THE SPREAD: OIL TANKS

THE SPREAD: OIL TANKS

This week on The Spread, oil markets go contango, Quantitative Brokers releases a timely futures and options trading algorithm, FIA cancels more events, and more.

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