The Weekend Update

This Week’s Newsletter

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: APRIL 12-16 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: APRIL 12-16 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK SCOTT KNUDSEN – THE PATH TO ELECTRONIC TRADING LED TO A BEST EXECUTION PLATFORM FOR BITCOIN John Lothian News interviewed Scott Knudsen, the founder of Cove Markets and a longtime former executive with IMC, for The Path to Electronic...

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THE WEEKEND UPDATE: APRIL 5-9 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: APRIL 5-9 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK 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...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: MARCH 29-2, 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: MARCH 29-2, 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Billy Assimos (MarketsWiki) Billy Assimos is a Chicago-based former trader and retired restaurant manager who was the manager at Ceres Cafe in the Chicago Board of Trade Building for 26 years. He was a member of the Chicago Board of...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 22-26, 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 22-26, 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK The Beach Bum Who Beat Wall Street and Made Millions on GameStop Mike McCaskill spent years scouring the stock market and betting on long shots. Then he found the opportunity that changed his life—and helped spark the mother of all...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 15-19, 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 15-19, 2021

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...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 8-12, 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 8-12, 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Trading Titan Don Wilson Has Advice for Yellen on Market Fixes As Janet Yellen takes over the Treasury and mulls whether to overhaul rules governing financial markets, one of the world’s biggest traders wants her to know that doing so...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 1-5, 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: FEBRUARY 1-5, 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK JOHN LOTHIAN: A FUTURES TRADER’S CONFESSION All the Ways I Have Traded Futures Over the Years I was brought up as a futures trader and the people I knew were futures traders. The people at my first industry-related job that I listened...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: JANUARY 25-29, 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: JANUARY 25-29, 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Reddit Crowd Bludgeons Melvin Capital in Warning to Industry The first sign of trouble for hedge fund wunderkind Gabe Plotkin came in late October: A poster on Reddit’s popular wallstreetbets forum was taking aim at his wildly...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: JANUARY 18-22, 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: JANUARY 18-22, 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK WHY DO YOU HIRE A SUPER SALESMAN TO RUN TRADING TECHNOLOGIES? Rick Lane is out at Trading Technologies as CEO and chairman, but still with the company in a non-titled supporting role for the time being, at a time when the company is...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: JANUARY 4-8, 2021

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: JANUARY 4-8, 2021

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Virtu Moving Workers to Florida as Pandemic Reshapes Wall Street Virtu Financial Inc. is heading to Florida, adding to the wave of financial firms setting up bases outside Manhattan as the pandemic transforms how and where people work....

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: DECEMBER 28-31, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: DECEMBER 28-31, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK What happened to Maria Bartiromo? Maria Bartiromo is the solo host of more than 16 hours of television every week on sister networks Fox News and Fox Business. It’s a number unmatched by nearly everyone in her profession, and in the...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: DECEMBER 21-24, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: DECEMBER 21-24, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK IN THE GEORGIA SENATE ELECTIONS THERE IS NO WINNING WITH YOUR REPUTATION INTACT Kelly Loeffler began 2020 by becoming Sen. Kelly Loeffler. When she aspired to be a Georgia U.S. Senator, I am sure she never imagined she would be in the...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: DECEMBER 14-18, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: DECEMBER 14-18, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK GEORGE GERO REMEMBRANCES JLN asked friends and colleagues of George Gero to offer any remembrances they had of him to honor him at the time of his passing. JLN Interviewed Gero for our JLN Profiles video series. Here is our interview....

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: DECEMBER 7-11, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: DECEMBER 7-11, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK EDI challenges new CME fees as anti-competitive and illegal Challenger data provider, Exchange Data International (EDI), has written to the CFTC, the heads of the relevant Committees of the US House of Representatives, and the US Senate...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 30-December 4, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 30-December 4, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK It Only Takes This Long to Get COVID in a Room With Someone Who Has It You know the basic guidelines put forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to wear a face mask, keep six feet apart from others, and avoid large...

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 23-25, 2020

THE WEEKEND UPDATE: NOVEMBER 23-25, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK JAMES MURPHY TALKS MURPHY & MCGONIGLE AND LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR AWARD James Murphy is the co-founder and chairman of Murphy & McGonigle, a law firm that was recently named “Law Firm of the Year” by the 2021 edition of US News –...

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