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The Fearless Girl National Youth Training Fund; Turbocharging Scouting Leadership for Girls Feature,Giving News,Mwiki

For the last several years I have had the privilege of serving as a liaison between our industry and the Boy Scouts in Chicago. As a result, I have been able to suggest leaders from our industry to serve as chairs of the LaSalle Street Trading Tech Awards event.   This year, I wanted two women as co-chairs because this is the year girls are coming into Cub Scouts, and next year they will be able to join Scouts BSA, the new name for Boy Scouts.   Former Cboe General Counsel Joanne Moffic-Silver and OCC’s Amy Shelly are this year’s…

OCC tech upgrade; Robinhood’s free options trading; 50 Cent’s losses Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Tech Upgrade Commands CFO’s Focus; Amy Shelly of Options Clearing Corp. faces several challenges in replacing the organization’s outdated platform. David McCann – CFO Magazine The privately held financial-market utility that settles and clears transactions for all 15 U.S. option exchanges and 3 futures exchanges has a problem: Its technology is woefully outdated. /goo.gl/Kq1s6Y ****SD: Lots for OCC to consider: Roll it out piecemeal or all at once? Finance the project how? Buy or build? For more, see JLN’s piece earlier this year – Cloudy with clearing: What the next clearing house looks like ***SR: Amy Shelly is…

My Journey Through the Financial Industry – Amy Shelly Feature,MarketsWiki Education,MWEd,Video,video

“Go find your friends. That’s the start of your networking skills. Learn how to go up and talk to people. Have a conversation, be interested in what they’re saying and tell them what you’re looking for and what interests you.” In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s World of Opportunity event in Chicago, Amy Shelly, CFO at the OCC, talks about her winding path through the industry. Shelly spent the early part of her career in banking, spending seven years with Goldman Sachs and three with JP Morgan. Shelly moved on to work for Hull Investments as an accountant where she…

Deutsche Bank cuts ties with 3,400 clients in trading business; A Look Inside Wall Street’s Innovation Labs; OCC Names New CFO, Treasurer, and Chief Compliance Officer John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Derivatives luminary Donald Wilson at centre of courtroom battle; Famous derivatives trader has professorial air as he testifies in New York courtroom by: Gregory Meyer in New York – FT An ice storm, an email suggesting regime change and the mechanics of thinly traded futures markets have emerged as central points of contention in the market manipulation trial of one of the world’s biggest traders in financial derivatives. /goo.gl/iO6uWm ***** Why would you take a sizeable position in an illiquid market? Because you were getting a big edge. And if the other side was mis-pricing the instrument, then…

OCC Names New CFO, Treasurer, and Chief Compliance Officer; Volume on Oil Derivatives Hits Record as Traders Eye $60 a Barrel; OPEC Deal Upends Everything in Oil Market, Not Just Prices Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight November Options Exchange Marketshare via OCC ++++ The View from Convergex: Reinvention, Options and Market Structure Spencer Doar – JLN It may come as a surprise that Convergex, the agency brokerage with headquarters in New York, has a hand in approximately 20 percent of all options routed through U.S. listed options exchanges and actually executes some 8 percent of daily options volume. The company has been reinventing itself over the last two-and-a-half years under the leadership of Eric Noll, who became CEO in the wake of a 2013 settlement. Convergex’s reputation took a hit when it admitted…