THE WEEKEND UPDATE: APRIL 5-9 2021
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Robinhood and other ‘low cost’ brokers are still quietly screwing over their users
The ongoing fiasco that grew out of online broker Robinhood’s decision to limit customers’ ability to buy “meme stocks” like GameStop in January has produced a lot of noise, but also a silver lining.
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TRADING TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES MATCHING PROGRAM TO BENEFIT GOFUNDME CAMPAIGN FOR MARKETSWIKI EDUCATION VIDEO SERIES AND JOHN LOTHIAN NEWS
As a pioneer of electronic trading, we at Trading Technologies value our industry’s rich history. We recognize the need to preserve our legacies and lessons to broadly educate and inspire those to come. This is what John Lothian News is doing through the Open Outcry…
THE FULL FX CO-FOUNDER COLIN LAMBERT TALKS WITH JOHN LOTHIAN NEWS
Out of the ashes of last fall’s closing of Profit & Loss, longtime P&L editor Colin Lambert and the former commercial director of P&L, Michelle Hemstedt, have launched a new publication, The Full FX. John Lothian News interviewed Lambert in Sydney over Zoom recently about starting the publication, who is involved, and what the plan is.
SGX’S CEO TALKS WITH JOHN LOTHIAN NEWS
John Lothian News interviewed Singapore Exchange CEO Loh Boon Chye over Zoom in Singapore after the FIA Boca-V conference. Boon Chye talked about SGX, its new products and marketing during the pandemic.
NEW RETAIL INTEREST SPURS RENEWED FOCUS ON INVESTOR EDUCATION
Equity markets are seeing an influx of new retail interest, with up to 25 percent of market activity executed by retail investors on peak days this year, compared with about 10 percent in 2019, said John Zecca, Nasdaq’s executive vice president and chief legal and…
ILLINOIS’ SOCIAL EQUITY LICENSE APPLICANTS GET THEIR DAY IN COURT
Controversy over the application process for the state of Illinois’ 75 social equity licenses to open cannabis dispensaries found its way into court on Friday and is expected to be given a full hearing next Thursday, September 17. U.S. District Court Judge Jorge L….