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Deutsche Boerse says about 20 banks join its clearing programme; Goldman Sachs has struck a deal with Bloomberg to help its stock trading business; CME says bitcoin futures coming this year, but date not set

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff My former employer from my First American Discount days back in the 1980s, William Mallers, Jr., opined on a recent email exchange he had with me about bitcoin on the Coindesk website. Bill has traded bitcoin since 2013 and is...

High-frequency traders discredit Japanese stock market narratives; Deutsche Boerse expects EU statement of objections to London Stock Exchange merger in second week of December; Virtu calls on US regulator to examine risks of ETFs

First Read Happy Thanksgiving John Lothian News Team Just a quick note to say Happy Thanksgiving to all. It's a great time to sit down with friends and family and reflect on the things we are grateful for. We are especially grateful for all of you, our readers,...

Trump Victory Threatens a New World Disorder as Putin Looks On; Trump presidency: what next for markets?; Donald Trump’s victory is not good for the world markets – Jim Rogers, Interview with chairman of Rogers Holdings

First Read What Just Happened? By Jim Kharouf, JLN It was after midnight and the realization that Donald Trump is going to be president of the United States stunned, saddened and angered me. This is what our great country has descended to - a nation of angry white...

John Lothian Newsletter: London Stock Exchange wins shareholder support for Deutsche Boerse deal; Costly data battle heats up between traders and equity exchanges; Battle lines drawn over London’s role in euro clearing

First ReadSeeking a win-win outcome after Brexit for financial services; Brexit does not end the UK's dominance of trading and efforts to dismantle it may hurt Europe moreSteve Grob of Fidessa in FTSo, the stark reality of Brexit is setting in much like the feeling...

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