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Chris Hehmeyer – Bitcoin, Bakkt and Beyond

Chris Hehmeyer – Bitcoin, Bakkt and Beyond

Hehmeyer Trading and Investments shut down its CTA and CPO and IB business at the end of the year, along with its Hehmeyer Cryptocurrency Index Fund. The market maker is now focused on cryptocurrencies, bitcoin in particular. Chris Hehmeyer told John Lothian News that...

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NASDAQ Nordic

NASDAQ Nordic

Nasdaq Nordic has teamed up with SIX Group to create a jointly-owned company in the first quarter of this year, known as RF Nordics Express AB, to expand the microwave network in the region.

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People’s Bank of China

People’s Bank of China

In minutes from its national teleconference on gold, silver and security work, the People’s Bank of China reaffirmed its interest in digital currency, saying that it would continue pursuing work on it this year.

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This is John Lothian: March 20 Hits and Takes

This is John Lothian: March 20 Hits and Takes

The number of cases of coronavirus doubled in the US in two days. And worldwide cases doubled in the last twelve days, from 100,000 to 200,000. In the US, they are spiking and in New York City alone there are now 4000 cases. The number of unemployment claims is...

The Spread: Quarantined

The Spread: Quarantined

This week on The Spread, bitcoin option volume spikes as bitcoin craters, the VIX closes at an all-time high due to coronavirus concerns, the NYSE closes its doors as two traders test positive for COVID-19, and more.   Transcription Welcome to the Spread, where...

Ceres Hit Hard By Restaurant Ban

Ceres Hit Hard By Restaurant Ban

The popular restaurant in the Chicago Board of Trade’s Jackson Street Lobby closed Monday afternoon in response to the Illinois governor’s restrictions on restaurants and bars serving the public.

Walt Lukken: FIA Moves Forward After Boca Cancellation

Walt Lukken: FIA Moves Forward After Boca Cancellation

After FIA Boca 2020 was cancelled because of the Coronavirus, JLN found some alternative ways to put together the video interviews we had scheduled. In this one, with Walt Lukken, we spoke via phone with Walt and the FIA taped their side of the interview in his...

The Weekend Update: March 9-13

The Weekend Update: March 9-13

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Take this seriously. Coronavirus is about to change your life for a while If you thought coronavirus was no big deal or if you thought it was going to go away, wake up. Your life is about to change. Read This 10...

The Spread: Crash and Burn

The Spread: Crash and Burn

This week on The Spread: the coronavirus causes crashes not seen since 2008, derivatives trading hits record volumes for major exchanges, Robinhood has yet another outage, and the OCC adds two clearing-side veterans to its board of directors.

The Weekend Update: March 2-6, 2020

The Weekend Update: March 2-6, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Options thrive as markets nosedive February is known as the month of love – the month in which Valentine’s Day takes place. Options traders certainly got a lot of love last week, when the stock market saw its...

Options thrive as markets nosedive

Options thrive as markets nosedive

February is known as the month of love – the month in which Valentine’s Day takes place. Options traders certainly got a lot of love last week, when the stock market saw its biggest crash since 2008.

Ceres Hit Hard By Restaurant Ban

Ceres Hit Hard By Restaurant Ban

The popular restaurant in the Chicago Board of Trade’s Jackson Street Lobby closed Monday afternoon in response to the Illinois governor’s restrictions on restaurants and bars serving the public.

Walt Lukken: FIA Moves Forward After Boca Cancellation

Walt Lukken: FIA Moves Forward After Boca Cancellation

After FIA Boca 2020 was cancelled because of the Coronavirus, JLN found some alternative ways to put together the video interviews we had scheduled. In this one, with Walt Lukken, we spoke via phone with Walt and the FIA taped their side of the interview in his...

The Weekend Update: March 9-13

The Weekend Update: March 9-13

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Take this seriously. Coronavirus is about to change your life for a while If you thought coronavirus was no big deal or if you thought it was going to go away, wake up. Your life is about to change. Read This 10...

The Spread: Crash and Burn

The Spread: Crash and Burn

This week on The Spread: the coronavirus causes crashes not seen since 2008, derivatives trading hits record volumes for major exchanges, Robinhood has yet another outage, and the OCC adds two clearing-side veterans to its board of directors.

The Weekend Update: March 2-6, 2020

The Weekend Update: March 2-6, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Options thrive as markets nosedive February is known as the month of love – the month in which Valentine’s Day takes place. Options traders certainly got a lot of love last week, when the stock market saw its...

Options thrive as markets nosedive

Options thrive as markets nosedive

February is known as the month of love – the month in which Valentine’s Day takes place. Options traders certainly got a lot of love last week, when the stock market saw its biggest crash since 2008.

The Spread: Pandemic Pandemonium

The Spread: Pandemic Pandemonium

This week on The Spread – the CME, the OCC, and MIAX break their own records, while coronavirus fears cause global equity markets to crash and options trading and clearing volumes to spike.

The Weekend Update: February 24-28, 2020

The Weekend Update: February 24-28, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Reddit’s Profane, Greedy Traders Are Shaking Up the Stock Market In a dingy corner of the internet is a message board, soaked in profanity, bro-speak, and greed, where posters with handles such as...

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