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Oil Signals to Watch in 2018; 2018, the year of the active fund manager?; Chicago firms gear up for MiFID Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Editor’s Note There will not be an edition of JLN Options tomorrow – we will be back January 2, 2018. So, this marks our last email (on a pretty thin options news day) of an extremely eventful year, yet one historically devoid of volatility. Here’s to 2018! Maybe the VIX will hit 30, the short vol trade will get busted up, market makers will proliferate, fees will decrease, capital rules will make sense, roses will smell better and a whole bunch of other stuff. See you then. Lead Stories Five Oil Signals to Watch in 2018 Alex…

FlexTrade unveils augmented reality trading technology; M&A playbook – how to get the EU to approve a takeover; U.K.’s Theresa May Calls Early Election, Seeking Brexit Leverage John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & Pieces By John J. Lothian Tomorrow I participate in a panel discussion at the Chicago Federal Reserve in a program put on by the Chicago Civic Federation. I will be talking about the history of this industry and its impact on jobs. I will also be sharing some of my thoughts on the importance of STEM for Chicago financial markets and the rest of the economy. I believe I have the right audience to share some of my ideas for making Chicago the STEM capital of the world. The title of the program is the uplifting…

Chinese billionaire with ambitions to reshape investment models; Law Firms’ Accounts Pose Money-Laundering Risk; U.S. mutual fund trustees feel the heat of investor lawsuits John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Holiday Bits By John J. Lothian The John Lothian News team is scattered to the four winds post-holidays as we work from home or take this slow time before New Year’s to get some quality family time away. Construction on our offices continues and we hope to be back in the offices on January 9. We will be publishing JLN this week, but JLN Options will remain on the sidelines for the rest of the year. MarketsWiki will end the 2016 year with about 91.5 million page views since it was launched. Sometime in early 2017 we expect…