In a press briefing, Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) CEO Loh Boon Chye Thursday said the pandemic has created both challenges and extreme market moves, and the resulting economic damages are just now beginning to unfold. However, since Asia was pushed into the COVID...
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. Produced by Mike Forrester. Transcript: Welcome to The Spread! I’m Matt Raebel, just settling into the new...
This week on The Spread - Eurex adds new options on an MSCI index, Craig Donohue is re-elected chairman of the OCC's board of directors, phishing scammers use fake COVID-19 alerts, and more.Produced by Mike Forrester.TranscriptionWelcome to The Spread, I’m...
In their last recorded episode before JLN’s staff switched to work-from-home mode, Matt and Thom sat down to discuss how the epidemic is affecting the crypto markets, India’s lift on cryptocurrency trading, the Steemit/TRON controversy, and more.
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.
Meltem Demirors, chief strategy officer at CoinShares, is passionate about cryptocurrency, financial technology, and civil rights – and she wants to share her knowledge as well as her enthusiasm with the world. In 2019, she testified before the House Financial Services Committee for a hearing on Facebook’s proposed digital currency project, Libra. Demirors has appeared on Bloomberg, CNBC, CoinDesk, and the MIT Technology Review – now, Demirors joins us to discuss privacy, mining, and regulation – and of course, Facebook’s Libra.
This week on The Spread: bullish bets abound despite coronavirus concerns, Cboe creates a cushion and casts chats at two conferences, volume of MIAX's SPIKES options spike, and more. Produced by Mike Forrester. References Dash Taking Order Routing To Next...
Matt and Thom take to the JLN studio once again to discuss 2020’s biggest stories in crypto (so far).
00:35 Bitcoin options are not, in fact, hot right now
02:58 Kraken CEO says cost of regulatory requests rising for the exchange
08:28 Japan puts limits on leverage for regulated cryptocurrency exchanges
09:05 Bitmain’s “questionable” need for layoffs
11:48 Bitwise Bitcoin ETF takes a knee
15:02 Libra creates a new committee
17:35 “Crypto Dad” gets two new gigs
Low volatility, regulatory uncertainty, lack of transparency – there is no shortage of challenges for those trading in the digital asset market. Chris Hehmeyer joined JLN at FIA Expo 2019 to discuss how his firm, Hehmeyer Trading + Investments, is meeting these challenges.
I have created a petition titled "Justice for Jitesh: CFTC Should Drop Civil Charges and Apologize" on Change.org. Here is a link to sign the petition: Justice for Jitesh Petition. I ask you to read and please sign this petition. My hope is go...
Today’s bid by Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEX) to buy the London Stock Exchange Group for $36.6 billion is a conundrum in what otherwise would be a continuation of global consolidation among exchanges. But it is muddied by the geopolitical backdrop that could make the London Stock Exchange off limits to certain suitors, especially those under the control of the Chinese government.
First Read $9,641/$300,000 (3.2%) Anthony George Gero and Tom Price ++++ Hits & Takes JLN Staff FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken personally invites you to join FIA for the virtual Futures and Options Expo this November 10-12. Expo-V brings you three days of...