The Weekend Update

The Weekend Update

This Week’s Newsletter

The Weekend Update: October 14-18, 2019

The Weekend Update: October 14-18, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK “There Is Definite Hanky-Panky Going On”: The Fantastically Profitable Mystery of the Trump Chaos Trades In the last 10 minutes of trading at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Friday, September 13, someone got...

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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

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...

The Weekend Update: May 13-17, 2019

The Weekend Update: May 13-17, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK POP goes the speed bump! 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 daily gold and silver...

The Weekend Update: May 6-10, 2019

The Weekend Update: May 6-10, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK A Great Day to Start Trading Micro E-Mini Futures A Trump-influenced lower equity market and then a near rebound produced the perfect day for the CME Group to start trading micro E-mini equity futures contracts...

The Weekend Update: April 29 – May 3, 2019

The Weekend Update: April 29 – May 3, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK How a Lone Norwegian Trader Shook the World’s Financial System On a breezy day in September, an ominous text message appeared on Fredrik Ekstrom’s phone: Go immediately to the war room... Read More 10 MOST...

The Weekend Update: April 22-26, 2019

The Weekend Update: April 22-26, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK Getting To Market Fast Is The Difference Between SuccessOr FailureHKEX and LSE, A Capitalist's Conundrum Developing new markets, especially when there is strong competition, is all about speed: not microseconds,...

The Weekend Update: April 15-19, 2019

The Weekend Update: April 15-19, 2019

JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK John Sodergreen Wants enelyst to be the CNBC of Chat Scudder Publishing’s John Sodergreen is trying to create the CNBC of chat in order to attract chat-native energy-focused traders to his enelyst platform....

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