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How to Keep a Close Eye on the Markets

How to Keep a Close Eye on the Markets

Travis Schwab of Eventus Systems discusses the complex task of developing software to help fight market manipulation, while also maintaining the flexibility to meet the varying needs of a broad range of customers. Turns out it helps to have former employees from the types of firms that use these products working under the hood.

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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd.’s (HKEX’s) shares fell 2.1% on Wednesday (down 4.7% for the week) because of worry that the continuing unrest in the city will cripple trading volume, which has fallen as many traders work from home.

 

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Association for Digital Asset Markets (ADAM)

Association for Digital Asset Markets (ADAM)

The Association for Digital Asset Markets (ADAM) published a code of conduct for its member organizations Tuesday called “The Adam Code,” a guideline for ethical practices to which members are required to commit themselves.

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Justice for Jitesh: Special Sauce is Never Shared

Justice for Jitesh: Special Sauce is Never Shared

I worked with traders and systems developers for many years when I was a futures broker. During the time I worked with them, they never shared with me their “special sauce,” the intellectual property that made their trading systems tick. There...

CFTC, Chairman Skate Away From Testifying About Kraft

CFTC, Chairman Skate Away From Testifying About Kraft

In a win for the CFTC, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals let the CFTC’s Commissioners breathe a bit more freely on Tuesday afternoon. The court ruled that the commissioners could not be required to provide testimony about their and the...

The Weekend Update: October 14-18, 2019

The Weekend Update: October 14-18, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK “There Is Definite Hanky-Panky Going On”: The Fantastically Profitable Mystery of the Trump Chaos Trades In the last 10 minutes of trading at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Friday, September 13, someone got...

The Spread: Cboe moves, MIAX wins, CME vs Bakkt

The Spread: Cboe moves, MIAX wins, CME vs Bakkt

Cboe moves, MIAX wins, CME vs Bakkt Cboe moves C1 to its Bats technology and moves its floor, MIAX wins patent case against Nasdaq twice, and options are big news in the cryptocurrency world. Produced by Mike Forrester  Follow The Spread...

The Weekend Update: October 7-11, 2019

The Weekend Update: October 7-11, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK U.S. online brokers still profiting from 'dumb money' NEW YORK (Reuters) - People who trade stocks online cheered last week when several large retail brokers slashed stock-trading commissions to zero, a move made...

Jacob Morowitz – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Jacob Morowitz – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Jake Morowitz came to the Chicago Board of Trade as a philosophy major and a member of the Students for a Democratic Society. A former professor recruited him to come work in the markets and he was hired as a researcher. He bought his first membership with the help of Leslie Rosenthal.

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 5: Living That Distributed Life

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 5: Living That Distributed Life

After finishing her education at Pepperdine University, Lexy Prodromos dove headfirst into the blockchain world, quickly establishing herself as an influential figure. An early contributor to the Illinois Blockchain Initiative, she later became executive director of the Chicago Blockchain Center as well as a strategic lead at Bloq. Prodromos shares what it has been like working behind the scenes with both regulators and technology firms to help this nascent technology flourish.

Bcause LLC ordered into liquidation

Bcause LLC ordered into liquidation

U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court Judge Janet Baer converted Bcause’s long six-month long  Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding into a Chapter 7 bankruptcy under which the company will be liquidated. The U.S. Trustee has been asked to assign a trustee...

The Spread – October is Fear Month

The Spread – October is Fear Month

October is a scary month, what with Halloween, the fear gauge jumping up and down, and a “Murder” of drones attacking Saudi Aramco. This week’s edition of The Spread will help you face your fears. Or not.

Voice of Blockchain 2019: Smaller, More Streamlined

Voice of Blockchain 2019: Smaller, More Streamlined

In 2018, “Disruption” Joe Hernandez’s Chicago-based blockchain conference, Voice of Blockchain, debuted at Navy Pier from August 24-25. When I asked Hernandez why he started VoB, he said he was “disappointed with the quality level of most...

CFTC, Chairman Skate Away From Testifying About Kraft

CFTC, Chairman Skate Away From Testifying About Kraft

In a win for the CFTC, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals let the CFTC’s Commissioners breathe a bit more freely on Tuesday afternoon. The court ruled that the commissioners could not be required to provide testimony about their and the...

The Weekend Update: October 14-18, 2019

The Weekend Update: October 14-18, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK “There Is Definite Hanky-Panky Going On”: The Fantastically Profitable Mystery of the Trump Chaos Trades In the last 10 minutes of trading at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Friday, September 13, someone got...

The Spread: Cboe moves, MIAX wins, CME vs Bakkt

The Spread: Cboe moves, MIAX wins, CME vs Bakkt

Cboe moves, MIAX wins, CME vs Bakkt Cboe moves C1 to its Bats technology and moves its floor, MIAX wins patent case against Nasdaq twice, and options are big news in the cryptocurrency world. Produced by Mike Forrester  Follow The Spread...

The Weekend Update: October 7-11, 2019

The Weekend Update: October 7-11, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK U.S. online brokers still profiting from 'dumb money' NEW YORK (Reuters) - People who trade stocks online cheered last week when several large retail brokers slashed stock-trading commissions to zero, a move made...

Jacob Morowitz – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Jacob Morowitz – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Jake Morowitz came to the Chicago Board of Trade as a philosophy major and a member of the Students for a Democratic Society. A former professor recruited him to come work in the markets and he was hired as a researcher. He bought his first membership with the help of Leslie Rosenthal.

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 5: Living That Distributed Life

The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 5: Living That Distributed Life

After finishing her education at Pepperdine University, Lexy Prodromos dove headfirst into the blockchain world, quickly establishing herself as an influential figure. An early contributor to the Illinois Blockchain Initiative, she later became executive director of the Chicago Blockchain Center as well as a strategic lead at Bloq. Prodromos shares what it has been like working behind the scenes with both regulators and technology firms to help this nascent technology flourish.

Bcause LLC ordered into liquidation

Bcause LLC ordered into liquidation

U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court Judge Janet Baer converted Bcause’s long six-month long  Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding into a Chapter 7 bankruptcy under which the company will be liquidated. The U.S. Trustee has been asked to assign a trustee...

The Spread – October is Fear Month

The Spread – October is Fear Month

October is a scary month, what with Halloween, the fear gauge jumping up and down, and a “Murder” of drones attacking Saudi Aramco. This week’s edition of The Spread will help you face your fears. Or not.

Voice of Blockchain 2019: Smaller, More Streamlined

Voice of Blockchain 2019: Smaller, More Streamlined

In 2018, “Disruption” Joe Hernandez’s Chicago-based blockchain conference, Voice of Blockchain, debuted at Navy Pier from August 24-25. When I asked Hernandez why he started VoB, he said he was “disappointed with the quality level of most...

Mike Fishbain – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Mike Fishbain – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Mike Fishbain is a former open outcry trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Today he is part of the customer support team at Trading Technologies, a leading provider of trading screen technology to the futures and options markets. He sat for an interview with John Lothian News as part of the MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project.

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