The Weekend Update: July 15-19, 2019


Floor Traders Clash With NYSE

Disciplinary push is meant to protect opening and closing auctions, where floor-trader errors can have far-reaching consequences


The Spread – Put Your Dukes Up

This week’s options news recap runs the gamut from a Chicago pit fight to Canadian pension plans to Mexico’s annual oil hedge. 

Distrust for Facebook unites Republicans and Democrats against Libra

In 2019, congressional Republicans and Democrats have at least one thing they all seem to agree upon…none of them trust Facebook.

MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity 2019 Concludes in Chicago Wednesday

JLN’s two-day MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity concluded on Wednesday as another 12 industry veterans took the stage to help industry interns prepare for a potential career in the financial field – or any field, really. There was some advice applicable to any profession, such as “know what your goals are,” “find something you’re passionate about and submerge yourself,” and “never stop learning,” as well as some information specific to trading options and futures. 

MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity 2019 Day One Held Tuesday in Chicago

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain were not the only themes at the MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity event at the headquarters of Trading Technologies on Tuesday, but they kept cropping up.

Where Satellite Imagery for Agriculture is Headed

In this video, UrtheCast’s SVP of Data Analytics David Gebhardt talks about the applications of high quality satellite imagery for farmers and what is holding back full-scale adoption of the technology.  

Letter to Heath Tarbert, Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Dear Chairman Tarbert:

Congratulations on becoming chairman of the CFTC. Welcome to the futures industry. You have joined the CFTC at a critical time and are positioned to lead in important ways.
You have an opportunity to move forward an industry initiative with your very first decisions; whom to choose as CFTC division directors and other senior appointees.

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