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London’s Future Is in the Hands of the EU

London’s Future Is in the Hands of the EU

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff Yesterday there was a bigger crowd for the CFA Society Chicago's SOFR panel discussion in Chicago than for the Security Traders Association Mid-winter Annual Meeting further south down Michigan Avenue. The SOFR discussion was a...

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JLN Options Newsletter

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…in with the new

…in with the new

This week on The Spread – the OCC and CME report cause to celebrate, bitcoin options products abound, and the options markets react to retaliation from Iran.

Nothing Learned from the CFTC Bullying a Win in the Thakkar Case

Nothing Learned from the CFTC Bullying a Win in the Thakkar Case

If Jitesh Thakkar loses his case brought by the Enforcement Division of the CFTC, it will not be because the facts in the case are damning against him. It will be because the CFTC has bled Thakkar and his family and friends dry of the financial resources and the will to persevere. It will be because the CFTC’s tactic of drawing out the process and the costs for deposing him, former employees and even customers became too much for Thakkar to endure.

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Paul Humphrey

Paul Humphrey

Paul Humphrey, the former global head of fixed income, currencies and commodities at Euronext, has been appointed chief executive of  the data engineering and analytics specialist BMLL Technologies.

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Bitwise

Bitwise

Bitwise has officially withdrawn its request with the SEC to list a bitcoin ETF, but intends to attempt to re-list “at an appropriate time.”

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John Lothian Newsletter

Today’s Newsletter

London’s Future Is in the Hands of the EU

London’s Future Is in the Hands of the EU

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff Yesterday there was a bigger crowd for the CFA Society Chicago's SOFR panel discussion in Chicago than for the Security Traders Association Mid-winter Annual Meeting further south down Michigan Avenue. The SOFR discussion was a...

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JLN Options Newsletter

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Everything you need to know about Options Today

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The Weekend Update: November 25-29 2019

The Weekend Update: November 25-29 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Georgia Governor, Trump Appear at Odds Over Senate Pick President Trump quietly met Sunday in the White House with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and the governor’s preferred pick to fill the state’s Senate seat,...

Tony Saliba – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Tony Saliba – Open Outcry Traders History Project

MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project Tony Saliba was interviewed by John Lothian News for the MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project. Saliba is a trader, exchange member and financial industry technology and education executive...

The Weekend Update: November 18-22, 2019

The Weekend Update: November 18-22, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Chicago trading titan Don Wilson says Libor’s obituaries are premature (Bloomberg)—Chicago trading legend Don Wilson suspects the scandal-tainted Libor interest-rate benchmark is going to stick around past its...

The Spread: The CEM Gets SA-CC’d

The Spread: The CEM Gets SA-CC’d

This week on The Spread: the CEM is succeeded by the SA-CCR after a final ruling by the Fed, the FDIC, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the other OCC); MIAX launches SPIKES futures

The Weekend Update: November 25-29 2019

The Weekend Update: November 25-29 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Georgia Governor, Trump Appear at Odds Over Senate Pick President Trump quietly met Sunday in the White House with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and the governor’s preferred pick to fill the state’s Senate seat,...

Tony Saliba – Open Outcry Traders History Project

Tony Saliba – Open Outcry Traders History Project

MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project Tony Saliba was interviewed by John Lothian News for the MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project. Saliba is a trader, exchange member and financial industry technology and education executive...

The Weekend Update: November 18-22, 2019

The Weekend Update: November 18-22, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Chicago trading titan Don Wilson says Libor’s obituaries are premature (Bloomberg)—Chicago trading legend Don Wilson suspects the scandal-tainted Libor interest-rate benchmark is going to stick around past its...

The Spread: The CEM Gets SA-CC’d

The Spread: The CEM Gets SA-CC’d

This week on The Spread: the CEM is succeeded by the SA-CCR after a final ruling by the Fed, the FDIC, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the other OCC); MIAX launches SPIKES futures

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