The Weekend Update

This Week’s Newsletter

The Weekend Update: January 6-10, 2020

The Weekend Update: January 6-10, 2020

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK MARC NAGEL – OPEN OUTCRY TRADERS HISTORY PROJECT Marc Nagel is a derivatives consultant, lawyer, CPA and expert witness. He also spent 26 years as a pit trader at the Chicago Board of Trade. He sat for an...

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The Weekend Update (September 2 – 6, 2019)

The Weekend Update (September 2 – 6, 2019)

The most clicked stories from the John Lothian Newsletter, MarketsWiki, JLN tweets and all the JLN original content from this last week. Don’t miss the most important stories.

The Weekend Update (August 26 – 30, 2019)

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Lunch with the New CME Chairman Terrence DuffyBefore the CME went public in 2002, there was a change in leadership at the top. Terry Duffy ran for the job of chairman of the board against the incumbent, Scott...

The Weekend Update August 19 – August 23, 2019

The Weekend Update August 19 – August 23, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK CFTC v. Kraft/Mondelez: Agency Reserves Its 5th Amendment Rights Against Self-Incrimination; Agrees to Remove Offending Statements From Website Attorneys for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission appeared...

The Weekend Update: August 12 – 16, 2019

The Weekend Update: August 12 – 16, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK John Lothian News Special Report: The Launch of Ameribor The American Financial Exchange (AFX) is set to list its first Ameribor futures products - 3-month and 7-day Ameribor futures - on August 16, 2019, the...

The Weekend Update: August 5 – 9, 2019

The Weekend Update: August 5 – 9, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK NYSE floor traders are facing job extinction The New York Stock Exchange’s fabled floor traders, fearing steeper job losses in their already diminished ranks, are an endangered species. Read More 10 MOST CLICKED...

The Weekend Update: July 29 – August 2, 2019

The Weekend Update: July 29 – August 2, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK What is going on at LedgerX? LedgerX may have launched trading on the contract market platform designated by the CFTC in June as reported by the cryptocurrency press on July 31. Read More 10 MOST CLICKED STORIES...

The Weekend Update – July 22-26, 2019

The Weekend Update – July 22-26, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK USDA Report Sees Dire Climate-Change Impact on U.S. Crops Computer models produce harsh forecasts based on the impact of greenhouse gases Read More 10 MOST CLICKED STORIES OF THE WEEK The Logic Behind the Bonds...

The Weekend Update: July 15-19, 2019

The Weekend Update: July 15-19, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Floor Traders Clash With NYSE Disciplinary push is meant to protect opening and closing auctions, where floor-trader errors can have far-reaching consequences Read More 10 MOST CLICKED STORIES OF THE WEEK David...

Weekend Update: July 8-12, 2019

Weekend Update: July 8-12, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK The Short Road From Libor's Death to ‘Armageddon’ Precious few market participants have grasped the urgency of replacing Libor. A sea of lawsuits may ensue. Read More 10 MOST CLICKED STORIES OF THE WEEK How a...

The Weekend Update – July 1-5, 2019

The Weekend Update – July 1-5, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK High-Tech Disruptors of Bond Market Enjoy Stock Surge Shares of two electronic bond-trading companies have gained as some investors foresee market transformation Read More 10 MOST CLICKED STORIES OF THE WEEK The...

The Weekend Update: June 24-28, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Bcause’s Next Steps in Bankruptcy Bcause LLC, the failed cryptocurrency trading platform and mining services provider, was back in court on Friday, June 21, on a motion by WESCO, a secured creditor, to be paid...

The Weekend Update – June 17-21, 2019

The Weekend Update – June 17-21, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to create an alternative financial system that relies on a cryptocurrency that the company has been...

The Weekend Update – June 10-14, 2019

The Weekend Update – June 10-14, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Futures broker R.J. O'Brien is on an international binge The 105-year-old firm is banking on expansion to survive in a dog-eat-dog environment. Read More 10 MOST CLICKED STORIES OF THE WEEK Futures broker R.J....

The Weekly Update: June 3 – 7, 2019

The Weekly Update: June 3 – 7, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Trading Technologies expands access to Chinese derivatives markets Trading Technologies (TT) has teamed up with a futures broker based in Hong Kong to expand access to major Chinese derivatives markets to...

The Weekend Update: May 20-24, 2019

The Weekend Update: May 20-24, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Leo Melamed Looks Back and Forward in Fireside Chat ICE Futures US tried to certify (that is, to fast-track) to the CFTC a change to the order execution rules in the central limit order books for its two-year old...

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