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The Spread – LIBOR Edition

The Spread – LIBOR Edition

In this episode of “The Spread,” we look at the history of the LIBOR, a financial innovation that grew to underpin trillions of dollars of derivatives contracts before becoming the centerpiece of one of the largest financial scandals of our time.

Ready to Follow Through – Chris Concannon, Cboe

Ready to Follow Through – Chris Concannon, Cboe

CBOE and Bats officially became Cboe Global Markets in 2017, which meant much of the year was spent laying the foundations for further integration. Of course, there was also the under-the-radar launch of a crypto futures product, too....

Interactive Brokers’ market making segment feels impact of options business wind-down; A striking stat shows why even the bears are tempted to bet on stocks; Vix index sends mixed messages to investors

Observations & Insight Hits and Takes By JLN Staff Today is day two of the Chicago version of MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity at the Stuart School of Business at Illinois Tech. We have the largest audience scheduled today for two sessions, one at 1 PM...

JLN Options: Options Week in Review

A recent Tabb Group report found that high-frequency trading is dominating US options trading, and that keeping up with the pace of technology in a climate of tight budgets and low trading volumes is becoming too difficult for many firms.  The industry is transforming...

JLN Options: Options Week in Review

The long-standing battle over the CBOE's exclusive right to offer products based on its license agreements with Standard & Poor's and Dow Jones indexes may end up before the U.S. Supreme Court, if Citadel and the ISE get their way.  The Court is expected to review...

JLN Options: Options Week in Review Jan. 17, 2013

The CBOE plans to revamp its 15-member board to make it more independent, in line with its rivals NYSE Euronext, Nasdaq OMX and ICE, whose board members have no direct ties to trading firms. The restructuring is part of the exchange's response to an SEC investigation...

JLN Options: CBOE Holds its Own in 2012 – JLN Options

CBOE holds its own in 2012by Sarah RudolphWilliam Brodsky has chosen an auspicious time to step down from his role as the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s CEO and become executive chairman of the board. The CBOE has seen steady growth in trading volumes from...

John Lothian Newsletter: BATS Global Markets Plans Final Steps Toward $100M IPO; Greek Legal Maneuvers Raise Fears of Euro-Zone Debt Fallout; CFTC to Consider Post-MF Global Futures-Collateral Safeguards

BATS Global Markets hopes to launch its IPO sometime next month.  As Greece hurries to put debt-related laws into place, creditors of that nation worry about far-reaching consequences of that legislative effort.  The CFTC will next week consider ideas to safeguard...

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Banks roll out robots as pandemic shakes up IT plans

Banks roll out robots as pandemic shakes up IT plans

First Read $11,441/$300,000 (3.8%) Thomas F. Chlada, Earle Combs, Gerry Corcoran and Martin Mosbacher ++++ Steptoe & Johnson LLP Makes Good Use of Pandemic Time with Financial Services University Video Series By John J. Lothian Matthew Kulkin of Steptoe &...

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