The Weekend Update: March 30-April 3, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK

JLN SPECIAL REPORT: CHICAGO TRADING COMMUNITY FACES OFF IN SPOOFING FIGHT

The practice of spoofing on futures markets has been a clear concern for about a decade. A review of data from U.S. regulators and SROs — the CFTC, CME, ICE and NFA — shows a sharpening focus on disciplinary actions involving the practice over the last two years, a trend that is expected to continue.

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FROM JOHN LOTHIAN NEWS

CHRIS HEHMEYER – BITCOIN, BAKKT AND BEYOND

Hehmeyer Trading and Investments shut down its CTA and CPO and IB business at the end of the year, along with its Hehmeyer Cryptocurrency Index Fund. The market maker is now focused on cryptocurrencies, bitcoin in particular. Chris Hehmeyer told John Lothian News that…

JEFF CARTER – OPEN OUTCRY TRADERS HISTORY PROJECT

Jeff Carter is a Chicago-based trader and venture capital executive and long time member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, where he formerly served on their board of directors..

JLN SPECIAL REPORT: CHICAGO TRADING COMMUNITY FACES OFF IN SPOOFING FIGHT

The practice of spoofing on futures markets has been a clear concern for about a decade. A review of data from U.S. regulators and SROs — the CFTC, CME, ICE and NFA — shows a sharpening focus on disciplinary actions involving the practice over the last two years, a trend that is expected to continue.

PAT ARBOR: OPEN OUTCRY TRADERS HISTORY PROJECT

Pat Arbor answered a blind ad in the Chicago Tribune for a grain trader at Uhlmann Grain at the CBOT in 1962, and the rest was history – quite a bit of history.

NOT THE RONIN DEATH WATCH

The CME announced on March 20 that it had auctioned the portfolios of Ronin Capital, a direct clearing member, because its capital was insufficient “going forward.” Friday’s Issues and Stops report from the CME, whose Chicago Board of Trade division lists Treasury…

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