The Weekend Update

This Week’s Newsletter

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 14-18, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 14-18, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK FED’S STAR WITNESS IN SPOOFING TRIAL GETS TARNISHED UNDER CROSS-EXAMINATION Another day of methodical testimony unfolded in Judge John Tharp’s federal courtroom on Wednesday, the second day of testimony in the case of the Department of...

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THE WEEKEND UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 8-11, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 8-11, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK DAVID DOWNEY KNOWS SECURITY FUTURES LIKE NO ONE ELSE David Downey does not suffer fools well. His statements are very direct and to the point. And he knows when he is right and is willing to point out where regulators and competitors...

The Weekend Update: August 24-28, 2020

The Weekend Update: August 24-28, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK EILEEN FLAHERTY: MARKETSWIKI EDUCATION WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY 2020 The final entry in JLN’s MarketsWiki Education 2020 World of Opportunity virtual event was John Lothian’s interview of Eileen Flaherty, who has had a long career as a...

The Weekend Update: August 17-21, 2020

The Weekend Update: August 17-21, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK CFTC DISMISSES ITS CASE AGAINST JITESH THAKKAR, SETTLES WITH EDGE FINANCIAL The CFTC is dropping all charges against Jitesh Thakkar in the anti-spoofing case that grew out of software development work that Thakkar’s company, Edge...

The Weekend Update: August 10-14, 2020

The Weekend Update: August 10-14, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK SPOOFING IS NOT JUST BLUFFING: NO ZERO-SUM GAME IN TRADING Stepping away from the increasingly settled legal issues around spoofing, we see that business ethicists are also addressing the moral and economic dimensions of spoofing. Read...

The Weekend Update: August 3-7, 2020

The Weekend Update: August 3-7, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK JENNIFER JUST – MARKETSWIKI EDUCATION WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY Jennifer Just is a co-founder of the Chicago trading firm Peak6. She started at O’Connor & Associates after graduating from the University of Michigan and not even knowing...

The Weekend Update: July 27-31, 2020

The Weekend Update: July 27-31, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Cboe Proposes Plan That Could Curb Advantages of Fast Traders Cboe Global Markets Inc. is seeking to introduce a new mechanism on one of its U.S. stock exchanges that could limit the advantages of high-frequency traders over other...

The Weekend Update: July 20-24, 2020

The Weekend Update: July 20-24, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK JOYCE SELANDER – MARKETSWIKI EDUCATION OPEN OUTCRY TRADERS HISTORY PROJECT Joyce Selander is a former open outcry trader and one of the few women who found a home in a trading pit of men much bigger and stronger than her. But she found...

The Weekend Update: July 13-17, 2020

The Weekend Update: July 13-17, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK THE D-LIMIT ORDER TYPE OF IEX HAS MY SUPPORT Most of you know I prefer markets that are listed. You also know I prefer markets that are not dark. I also prefer markets that have many and a multitude of...

The Weekend Update: July 6-10, 2020

The Weekend Update: July 6-10, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK SO FAR, SO GOOD – UPDATES FROM CBOE’S OPTIONS TRADING FLOOR Cboe Global Markets has been reopened for more than two weeks now. How have things been going? According to Cboe, it’s been a smooth ride. Read Now 10...

The Weekend Update: June 29-July 2, 2020

The Weekend Update: June 29-July 2, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Here's how to stop the virus from winning Case surges, overrun hospitals, and a second lockdown this summer could deal a heavy blow to the United States. Here's what we need to turn the tide. Read Now 10 MOST...

The Weekend Newsletter: June 22-26, 2020

The Weekend Newsletter: June 22-26, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK CHRIS HEHMEYER: AN ENDORSEMENT OF THE CRYPTO WORLD LIKE NONE IT’S EVER SEEN The crypto world received a large and powerful endorsement yesterday from a pillar of the futures world. Chris Hehmeyer, in a blog post...

The Weekend Newsletter: June 15-19, 2020

The Weekend Newsletter: June 15-19, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Suicide of young Robinhood trader exposes dark side of small-investing boom Suicide of young Robinhood trader exposes dark side of small-investing boom Read Now 10 MOST CLICKED STORIES OF THE WEEK Suicide of...

The Weekend Update: June 8-12,2020

The Weekend Update: June 8-12,2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK What are the differences between ICE Brent and NYMEX WTI futures? The world oil market is in the midst of a massive collapse in demand, driven by the impact of the coronavirus, combined with severe oversupply....

Weekend Update: June 1-5, 2020

Weekend Update: June 1-5, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK A Goldman Executive Has Advice for His White Colleagues Expressions of solidarity are appreciated. Here’s what I would appreciate more. Read Now 10 MOST CLICKED STORIES OF THE WEEK A Goldman Executive Has Advice...

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