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JLN Financials: ‘Bond King’ William Gross Sues Pimco Over Dismissal; Why the Ride up for Interest Rates Could Be Much Bumpier Than the Road Down; The global economy is in serious danger Standard

First Impressions Rick Tomsic, Tradovate – Building with Vision JohnLothianNews.com “You don’t need 20 years in an industry to have vision. Some of the best ideas come from a unique vantage point. Your vantage point… it’s not jaded. You don’t know how futures technology may be used. You may look at it from a fresh alternative.” The first step down an unknown path takes guts. But if you’ve calculated your risks, you have a chance for outsized rewards. For Rick Tomsic, CEO of Tradovate, that step meant leaving an established position in a managerial program for an eat what you…

JLN Options: VIX Eases Most in 20 Months as Pressure Drops in Energy, Miners; The VIX Glitch and the Elephant In the Room; Options Traders Make Bullish Bets On Big China ETF Standard

Observations & Insight Rick Tomsic, Tradovate – Building with Vision JohnLothianNews.com “You don’t need 20 years in an industry to have vision. Some of the best ideas come from a unique vantage point. Your vantage point… it’s not jaded. You don’t know how futures technology may be used. You may look at it from a fresh alternative.” The first step down an unknown path takes guts. But if you’ve calculated your risks, you have a chance for outsized rewards. For Rick Tomsic, CEO of Tradovate, that step meant leaving an established position in a managerial program for an eat what…

JLN Financials: Profits at big U.S. banks soar since crisis -N.Y. Fed; Basel May Ax Bank Operational-Risk Models as Conduct Costs Mount; Changes in the Returns to Market Making Standard

First Impressions Rick Tomsic, Tradovate – Building with Vision JohnLothianNews.com “You don’t need 20 years in an industry to have vision. Some of the best ideas come from a unique vantage point. Your vantage point… it’s not jaded. You don’t know how futures technology may be used. You may look at it from a fresh alternative.” The first step down an unknown path takes guts. But if you’ve calculated your risks, you have a chance for outsized rewards. For Rick Tomsic, CEO of Tradovate, that step meant leaving an established position in a managerial program for an eat what you…

Rick Tomsic, Tradovate – Building with Vision Standard

“You don’t need 20 years in an industry to have vision.  Some of the best ideas come from a unique vantage point.  Your vantage point… it’s not jaded.  You don’t know how futures technology may be used.  You may look at it from a fresh alternative.” The first step down an unknown path takes guts.  But if you’ve calculated your risks, you have a chance for outsized rewards.  For Rick Tomsic, CEO of Tradovate, that step meant leaving an established position in a managerial program for an eat what you can kill broker gig.  A step further down the road…

JLN Options: VIX August Blackout Tied to Weekly Options in Barclays Research; BlackRock Calls for Halting the Stock Market to Avoid Volatility; Investors Say Glencore Leaves Trading Questions Standard

Observations & Insight Women In Listed Derivatives 4th Annual Symposium | The Evolution of Women in Listed & OTC Derivatives JohnLothianNews.com Come join us for an interesting and inspiring symposium on the constant changing nature of the derivatives industry and the role of women in it. Three panels – The Generation Shift; Evolution of Women in Risk and IT Roles; and Evolution of Trading – will feature 11 speakers, as well as remarks from Craig S. Donohue is executive chairman of OCC. Watch the video » Lead Stories VIX August Blackout Tied to Weekly Options in Barclays Research Joseph Ciolli…

JLN Financials: Treasury auction sees US join 0% club; Historic Pacific trade deal faces skeptics in U.S. Congress; Brokers enthusiastically aided Libor conspiracy, prosecutor tells court Standard

First Impressions I Love London By John J. Lothian I love London. Last year our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Series attracted 142 interns, college students and young professionals to our events at the CME Group‘s offices and the London Stock Exchange Next week, yes next week, we will be at Nasdaq‘s offices in the Woolgate Exchange building to present our 2015 MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Series. I am pumped by the great lineup of speakers we have. We have tracked down Garry Jones, CEO of LME, to come speak during a very busy LME Week in a talk…

JLN Options: Market Structure Vexes Options Traders; Vix index reflects confidence in stocks; Historic Pacific trade deal faces skeptics in U.S. Congress Standard

Observations & Insight I Love London By John J. Lothian I love London. Last year our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Series attracted 142 interns, college students and young professionals to our events at the CME Group‘s offices and the London Stock Exchange Next week, yes next week, we will be at Nasdaq‘s offices in the Woolgate Exchange building to present our 2015 MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Series. I am pumped by the great lineup of speakers we have. We have tracked down Garry Jones, CEO of LME, to come speak during a very busy LME Week in a…

JLN Financials: Why ‘If’ Is Such a Bad Word for Banks; US swap dealers return to negative quotes; Corporate bonds left battered and bruised Standard

First Impressions “You Can Close your Eyes” – an Appeal from Mark Spanbroek John Lothian News – Giving News Most of you know what this message is about. October is the month for breast cancer awareness and to raise money for its research. I am walking again this year for A Sisters Hope during the first weekend in October, for the 9th time, to support this much needed research. Over the last 8 years I raised with your support just over EUR 300.000, and this year I would like to increase this number again with your support. ‘Why still support…

JLN Options: Market volatility drives FX revenue; Wall Street says ready if Joaquin hits New York; S&P 500 May Bottom in Days, Then Rally, Seasonality Charts Show Standard

Observations & Insight “You Can Close your Eyes” – an Appeal from Mark Spanbroek John Lothian News – Giving News Most of you know what this message is about. October is the month for breast cancer awareness and to raise money for its research. I am walking again this year for A Sisters Hope during the first weekend in October, for the 9th time, to support this much needed research. Over the last 8 years I raised with your support just over EUR 300.000, and this year I would like to increase this number again with your support. ‘Why still…