Weekend Update: December 2-6 2019
JLN PRESS ROOM PICK OF THE WEEK
Alan Palmer came to the exchange as a 13-year-old and fell in love. He was hired the next summer as a runner on the trading floor. He has traded at the MidAmerican Commodity Exchange, CME and CBOT. Palmer was a bull in the grains and a bear in stocks. In this MarketsWiki Education Open Outcry Traders History Project interviews, Palmer tells the story of his days on the trading floor.
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FROM JOHN LOTHIAN NEWS
RANSOMWARE ATTACK HITS FIA TECH MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDER CYRUSONE
One of FIA Tech’s managed service providers, CyrusOne, was the target of a ransomware attack that knocked out three services FIA Tech offers from the data center.
GRAYSCALE WANTS DIGITAL ASSET REGULATORS AND INVESTORS TO GET ALONG
When you lose your digital assets, there isn’t exactly a 1-800 number you can call to seek legal recompense. It’s still the Wild West in a lot of ways…investors still get scammed, the heads of new platforms are still getting pinched for running unregistered…
CHANGING PARADIGMS : CHRIS HEHMEYER OF HEHMEYER TRADING + INVESTMENTS
Low volatility, regulatory uncertainty, lack of transparency – there is no shortage of challenges for those trading in the digital asset market. Chris Hehmeyer joined JLN at FIA Expo 2019 to discuss how his firm, Hehmeyer Trading + Investments, is meeting these challenges.
Tom Watson, head of sales at Hanweck, sat down with JLN at FIA Expo to talk about Hanweck’s branching out into international markets and margin analytics and how GPU-based computing is changing the industry landscape.
CLOUD-BASED COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT’S PROFOUND IMPACT ON THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY: CLOUDMARGIN’S KARL WYBORN
CloudMargin’s Karl Wyborn, the London-based company’s newly appointed global head of business development, sat down with John Lothian News at FIA Expo 2019 to explain how the deployment of cloud technology has begun to change the industry.
METADATA, AI, AND MONITORING GLOBAL RISKS: PREDATA’S HAZEM DAWANI
At FIA Expo 2019, Predata CEO Hazem Dawani explained metadata and how his company uses it to monitor the economic, social and security risks of more than 180 countries. Metadata allows the company to alert customers as to patterns and anomalous behavior early on that later lead to major events or shifts in online interests.