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MarketsWiki Education 2017 World of Opportunity Series for Stockholm, Chicago and New York Announced

John Lothian News to hold March 1, 2017 Stockholm WOO event on campus of KTH; Chicago events return to Stuart School of Business of Illinois Tech and Trading Technologies and New York to Nasdaq Market...

CFTC Commissioner Bowen Outlines Disruptive Derivatives Developments at Brodsky Family Lecture

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Brand New: Hehmeyer Moves Into Managed Futures & More

Sometimes it’s time to diversify. Chris Hehmeyer formed a new firm called Hehmeyer Trading & Investments LLC that will expand into the managed futures and introducing broker space. The renam...

Tim Edwards, S&P Dow Jones Indices – The Relative Importance of Skill, Conviction and Bli

“I believe that the next big trend in our industry is going to be far more cus...

Matt McFarland, CBOE – Business Development Challenges for Derivatives Exchanges

“I would say that derivatives can be financial weapons of mass destruction if ...

Philip Stafford, Financial Times – “The Most Valuable Commodity I Know of is Information”

“A market without information doesn’t trade, doesn’t move anywhere. It’s...

Fraser Bell, BSO – Change Is The Only Constant

“Technology is affecting everyone. Just simple things we take for granted have...

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CBOE Holdings’ Acquisition of Bats Global Markets Expected to Close February 28; Where Should

Observations & Insight Odds & Ends Jim Kharouf, JLN A busy day around Chicago yesterday. FIA held its Washington update lunch, where FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken told the audience that th...

Investors Look Past Headlines as Bull Market Roars Ahead; Wall Street’s Trading Revival Risks

Observations & Insight Bits & Pieces By John J. Lothian We have added Jo...

U.S. investors brace for mounting political risks as they decode Trump; Volatility Traders Shed VIX

Lead Stories U.S. investors brace for mounting political risks as they decode Tr...

French political risk finally shows in equity markets; The Best Trump Trade No One Expected; January

Lead Stories French political risk finally shows in equity markets Kit Rees R...

Le Pen Tail Risk Puts Traders on Alert as Volatility Creeps Up; Traders Seek $100-Million-Plus Bonan

Lead Stories Le Pen Tail Risk Puts Traders on Alert as Volatility Creeps Up Tanv...