FIA Expo: How Small Can You Go?

FIA Expo: How Small Can You Go?

Mini and micro futures contracts at various exchanges have been gaining a lot of traction lately, presumably because of the "Robinhood effect" of retail traders coming into the markets. Our own John Lothian led a panel at FIA Expo-V Thursday titled "How Small Can You...

What’s Up With the Next Gen of Traders?

What’s Up With the Next Gen of Traders?

The old way to learn the trading ropes - via open outcry pits - is nearly nonexistent. So where is the next generation of traders going to come from? What is going to attract interest and enable these newbies to enter the markets? In...

The Industry Discusses the Big Data Boom, Part II

At the 33rd Annual FIA Futures and Options Expo in mid-October, John Lothian News spoke with a variety of industry participants about upcoming milestones and trends in financial markets. This fourth video in the series is the second of our videos to cover the effects...

Trust and Transitions – Pat Kenny

“You never know who you might be sitting next to right now. It might be someone you run into 20 or 35 years from now and that might be the person that gives you the break you need.” In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Pat...

The Case That Changed the Industry

Back in 2005, I began covering a major development in the financial industry - patents. More specifically, I began covering the patent infringement cases by Trading Technologies against a number of firms including CQG.  That case, which lasted almost 12 years with...

Bürgenstock Revisited, Again

The SFOA Conference is in Survival Mode, But Has HopeThe SFOA’s Bürgenstock conference concluded Thursday without fanfare and without its CEO present. A sparsely attended lunch was the last event on the docket. SFOA CEO Daniel Day-Robinson was reportedly in the...

John Lothian Newsletter: Liquidity storm could throw UK into chaos, Bank of England warns; TT gets $16m as court finds against CQG in patent trial; London Stock Exchange shares slide as Borse Dubai sells 17% stake

First Read East and West: CME's Gill Looks For Growth in Asia and Europe JohnLothianNews.com Forget the doom and gloom of years past in the markets. CME Group had a great year in 2014, even with the ongoing headwinds from the Fed's ongoing freeze on interest rates and...

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