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ICE Personnel Developments; CME Launches New Liquidity Tool; KRM22 buys Prime Analytics John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes JLN Staff My friends at Eurex asked me to reflect on their history and my relationship with them in honor of their 20th anniversary. The first part of the interview is posted today on the Eurex website. Tomorrow will have part 2.~JJL Also, an interview with Christopher Kalbhenn, editor for finance at the German newspaper “Boersen-Zeitung” was posted yesterday to the Eurex website as part of the 20th anniversary celebration.~JJL A fundraising effort is being coordinating through Congregation Bnai Tikvah for the Kamen children (Jake and Josh Kamen), to help support them after the tragic…

‘Something lurking out there’ will upset the stock market, says Blackstone’s Wien Newsletter,Options

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Lead Stories ‘Something lurking out there’ will upset the stock market, says Blackstone’s Wien Mark DeCambre – MarketWatch Blackstone’s Byron Wien says investors enjoying a recent rally in the stock market shouldn’t get too comfortable, even if the Wall Street veteran is optimistic about the domestic economy over the next two or three years. “My feeling is that there’s something lurking out there, Carl, that is going to upset the market and it’s probably a geopolitical event. Maybe the upcoming North Korea summit,” Wien said during a CNBC interview with anchor Carl Quintanilla Thursday morning. /jlne.ws/2M8NrzG How Strong Is the…

Cryptocoin Market Met Its Match?; Blackstone, Thomson Reuters Said to Weigh Tradeweb IPO, Sale John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read More Questions Than Answers For A Potential CryptoMarketsWiki ICO John Lothian – JLN In the announcement of CryptoMarketsWiki last week, I mentioned that the project would explore the initial coin offering process from an editorial and strategic perspective. If our due diligence works out, we may go ahead and conduct an ICO and use the token in our business operations. But there are lots of questions to answer before we get there. In fact, there are lots of questions we don’t even know yet, let alone know the answers. However, if we are going to build the central…

MarketAxess sees record trading volumes in 2017; Facebook and regulators move to halt cryptocurrency scams; Blackstone bets big on Wall St. information business with Thomson Reuters deal John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes JLN Staff CQG’s Pat Kenny, The Most Interesting Man in the World, just became a little more interesting. He was named the new chairman of the board of directors of the Association of Futures Markets during its 21st Annual Conference organised in Bangkok.~JJL The latest edition of Inside Advantage, from Advantage Futures, is out with a Q&As with Don Wilson and Blair Hull.~JJL Nasdaq’s reported its Information Services and Data Products represented a combined 44 percent of net revenues in Q4. ~JK The WFE’s https://goo.gl/CTe53Y|FOCUS]] newsletter is out. FOCUS features the following exchange and CCP…

John Lothian Newsletter: Deutsche Börse CEO braced for regulatory scrutiny over LSE deal; Ex-Citi Trader’s Bitcoin Exchange Skirts Currency Curbs; Lessons From a Bank Heist John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Education is Everything: MarketsWiki Education, Chicago 2016John Lothian – John Lothian NewsThere are lots of ways to get an education. One of the questions we ask in our John Lothian Profiles videos is “What did the markets teach you the hard way?” Getting taught the hard way is certainly one way to learn. But so is learning from the experiences of others. Learning from others is at the heart of the MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series. We wanted the young people looking at our industry to hear from some of the people who helped build it into…

John Lothian Newsletter: Deutsche Börse CEO braced for regulatory scrutiny over LSE deal; Ex-Citi Trader’s Bitcoin Exchange Skirts Currency Curbs; Lessons From a Bank Heist John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Education is Everything: MarketsWiki Education, Chicago 2016John Lothian – John Lothian NewsThere are lots of ways to get an education. One of the questions we ask in our John Lothian Profiles videos is “What did the markets teach you the hard way?” Getting taught the hard way is certainly one way to learn. But so is learning from the experiences of others. Learning from others is at the heart of the MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series. We wanted the young people looking at our industry to hear from some of the people who helped build it into…

John Lothian Newsletter: National Stock Exchange relaunches, aims to shake up U.S. industry; ASX eyes ‘blockchain’ for risk management of market trades; OPEC Sees Demand for Its Crude Oil Falling for Rest of Decade John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read MF Global Advocate Koutoulas At Center Of Controversy Again By Mark Melin – Value Walk Until recently, the derivatives industry was most often ignored, overlooked and dismissed as too complex or arcane to warrant attention in the mainstream. For many who worked deep in the industry, this was just fine. They didn’t seek the limelight or public acclaim. But scandals such as the $1.6 billion disappearance of funds in the MF Global case and a stunning if oddball fraud and suicide attempt at Peregrine Financial Group (PFG) put the industry and its regulators into the limelight. Now that…

JLN Managed Futures: How Whipsawing Grain Prices Are Affecting ADM, Cargill; Barclay CTA Index down 1.71 per cent in June; Here’s why ETFs are overtaking hedge funds Managed Futures,Newsletter

Observations/Commentary Video Killed the Radio Star: J2’s Esposito Stresses Importance of Digital Media JohnLothianNews.com “Video is king. Video is everywhere.” Joan Esposito, co-founder of the media consulting firm J2 Strategic Communications, said that more companies are putting CEOs and other key personnel in video for their websites, internal communications and external strategies. “That’s wonderful because it puts a human face and hopefully a passionate face on the company,” she said. “But if they make a video like that and they are dull or not energetic, or not passionate, or not clear, that’s not helping your company.” Watch the video »…