The Weekly Update: June 3 – 7, 2019


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 investors based outside of China through its trading platform.


Phishing for trouble (and bitcoin)

If you get an email from someone who quotes poetry at you before demanding bitcoin under the threat of physical violence, don’t panic – you’ve probably just been hit by a phishing attack

Mining Troubles Take Down Ecosystem

Judge Janet Baer presided over a motion hearing on June 5 in the bankruptcy proceedings of Bcause, ”the world’s first full-stack cryptocurrency ecosystem.” Bcause’s full stacks include mining, spot trading and futures trading, as well as a derivatives clearing organization.

MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Series 2019 Open for Registration

Today, the registration for MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity 2019 is open. The opportunity to hear from some of the most talented and accomplished people from our industry and beyond about how they managed this conundrum is available to young people looking at the markets.

Craig Pirrong: The Streetwise Professor Waxes Poetic on Dodd-Frank, Elizabeth Warren’s Dog House and LNG Potential

There are few academics in the derivatives space who have the depth and breadth of knowledge of Craig Pirrong, professor of finance and energy markets director of the Global Energy Management Institute, Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.

“We would love to see some issuers succeed”

In its live-streamed FinTech Forum on May 31 the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission demonstrated high levels of both engagement and patience with cryptocurrencies, distributed ledger technologies (DLT), and digital assets. 

Quarterly Growth Trends, Western Ambitions and Next Gen Tech

In this video from the Options Exchange Leader Series, NYSE Head of Options Ivan Brown talks about a successful 2018, NYSE’s new West Coast facilities, and the roll out of NYSE Pillar, the exchange’s new trading platform. 

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