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Why The Mayor Matters

Why The Mayor Matters

In 2016, London grabbed global attention by electing Sadiq Khan as mayor, the first British-Pakistani to take the reins of the most powerful financial hub in the world. Yesterday, Chicago broke barriers as well, electing Lori Lightfoot, an African-American, openly gay woman, to take the top job for another global financial hub.

JLN’s Industry Leader Series: Terry Duffy, CME Group

JLN’s Industry Leader Series: Terry Duffy, CME Group

Every year, John Lothian News puts together an industry leader series filmed at FIA’s annual conference in Boca Raton. The number of interviews filmed this year is a JLN record and the footprint of the market participants involved is similarly...

John Lothian Newsletter: NYSE Proposes Changes, as It Braces for More Volatility; Intercontinental Exchange launches U.S. Treasury index family; BOJ stuns markets with surprise move to negative interest rates

First Read Time to Get Out the Checkbook By John J. Lothian The New York Times editorial board has added some media influence to the debate about whether to tax transactions on Wall Street. With many of the major leading candidates for President espousing anti-Wall...

John Lothian Newsletter: Ten EU countries agree on aspects of a financial-transaction tax; Upstart Picks Regulatory Fight With Toronto Stock Exchange Operator; The mystery of Bitcoin’s creator may have finally been solved

First Read Bits & Pieces JLN Staff Today is ICAP Charity Day, one of the coolest initiatives in the industry, a day in which the broker group's global offices donate 100 percent of their commissions to an assortment of charities, and a who's who list of people...

John Lothian Newsletter: Spoofing Warnings Sent as Finra Teaches Brokers to Spot Cheats; Global Banks Rewrite Contracts in Bid to Avert Lehman Repeat; Convergex Partners with FCStone to Launch Futures Prime Brokerage

First Read Bits & Pieces by John J. Lothian Yesterday was Veteran's Day in the U.S. My daughter Katherine took to Facebook to share her thoughts on the holiday and wrote the following: "Today is a day of celebration and remembrance of those who have fought for us....

John Lothian Newsletter: Hillary Clinton to Propose High-Frequency Trading Tax, Volcker Rule Changes; Regulatory delays weigh on CME’s European clearing house; ICE selected to operate ISDA margin utility

First Read Fitch Learning Appoints Diane Saucier as Client Relationship Manager in Chicago Press Release Fitch Learning is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Saucier as Client Relationship Manager, based in Chicago. ***** WILD president and...

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