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MF Global News Update (11/2/11 AM) Standard

The latest news on the MF Global bankruptcy and fallout, published in the John Lothian Newsletter the morning of November 2, 2011. In the wake of the MF Global bankruptcy, John Lothian Newsletter has created a special section on JohnLothianNewsletter.com devoted to news, information and commentary. The section features archived news stories featured in the John Lothian Newsletter, analysis […]

MF Global News Update (11/1/11 AM) Standard

The latest news on the MF Global bankruptcy and fallout, published in the John Lothian Newsletter the morning of November 1, 2011. In the wake of the MF Global bankruptcy, John Lothian Newsletter has created a special section on JohnLothianNewsletter.com devoted to news, information and commentary. The section features archived news stories featured in the John Lothian […]

MarketsWiki Questions Event a Real First Standard

Yesterday afternoon we held the culminating event for our MarketsWiki Questions:Exploring Financial Technology interactive video series.  We had a great turnout of industry participants and several dozen graduate students from the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business. This style of event, featuring seven speakers and live music was a first for us, and […]

Top Ten Captions for Gary Gensler SEFCON II Picture Standard

 By John J. Lothian Top Ten Captions for Gary Gensler SEFCON II Picture: Make my day Bang! Don’t make me us this. You want to see me make a rabbit on the screen? You there, Doug Ashburn, what is a MarketsReformWiki anyway. I thought this was the Women’s Masters of Business Administration conference. Can I […]

Demand for US Options Increasing in Europe, according to TABB Standard

Demand for US Options Increasing in Europe, according to TABB Report European investors are becoming increasingly interested in trading US listed options, according to the report released yesterday by the TABB Group and the OIC. An estimated 10% of US listed options trading volume originates from investors in Europe and the UK. Institutional traders there in particular have high levels of US equity holdings – about $1.3 trillion in US equity-related securities – and they find the US options strategies useful in managing risk in those holdings. TABB believes those levels of US equity investment will continue to support demand…

MarketsWiki.tv launches with Interactive Video Series Standard

MarketsWiki Questions: Exploring Financial Technology Brings Important Discussions Directly to Viewers; Chicago-based Event To Follow In October John Lothian News (JLN) is pleased to announce the launch of MarketsWiki.tv and our first interactive video series titled MarketsWiki Questions: Exploring Financial Technology. MarketsWiki.tv is the new home of video produced by John Lothian News and in […]

Best Student Traders Compete at NYSE Euronext Amsterdam Standard

By Jessica Titlebaum Students from all over the globe gathered Friday, May 6, in the Netherlands, where stock trading first took place in 1602, at NYSE Euronext, to compete for the title of “Best Student Trader in the World.” Sponsored by Aegon Asset Management, NYSE Euronext and Optiver, among others; the Trader Trophy competition tests […]

Surviving earthquake, living in tents, New Zealand’s unfazed hedge fund managers outperform global peers Standard

From Matthias Knab of Opalesque: Three weeks after the 6.3 earthquake that struck Christchurch, Opalesque founder Matthias Knab flew to Auckland on the North Island of New Zealand for the Opalesque 2011 New Zealand Roundtable. Four of the participants joined the Roundtable from Christchurch on the Southern Island. One of them was still affected from […]

100 Women in Hedge Funds Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Standard

left to right: Susan Chamberlain, Kathleen Cheevers and Laura Yunger get ready to ring the opening bell at the Chicago Stock Exchange. Non-profit organization for professionals in the alternatives industry, 100 Women in Hedge Funds, commemorated its 10-year anniversary with celebrations in New York, London, Zurich, Chicago and Toronto on Jan. 24. In Chicago, about […]