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These Intraday Stock Rotations Keep Crushing Volatility; JPMorgan quant drops the whole market with report comparing to 1987; Libor, Phone-Smashing and Hacking Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Financial Markets Leaders Remember the late Magnus Bocker John Lothian – JLN I asked several leaders around the exchange world to offer remembrances of Magnus Bocker, the late former CEO of SGX. To start, I shall offer my own and add additional remembrances as they come in. I first met Magnus Bocker at a Deutsche Bank investment banking financial technology conference in New York where I had been asked to moderate an exchange leader panel. Magnus was then president of Nasdaq OMX. Also on the panel was Larry Leibowitz representing NYSE Euronext. Magnus was always gracious with…

Bond Trader’s $10 Million Volatility Bet Is Paying Off; ECB wary of putting end-date on quantitative easing; Low volatility blamed for poor investment bank results Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight On The Move: Vela Makes its second fintech acquisition in the last two months, acquiring Object Trading in addition to the OptionsCity deal that closed in June. Sarah Rudolph – John Lothian News Vela Trading Technologies has been on an acquisition binge since rebranding from its former incarnations as SR Labs and Wombat Financial Software – at least, if you can call two a binge. Less than a month after buying OptionsCity, the fintech company that provided electronic options and futures trading, Vela has announced it will acquire Object Trading, a global direct market access provider located…

BOX Options Exchange Obliterates Status Quo with New Trading Floor Plans; Pipe Down and Enjoy the Calm; BlackRock says stock market investors are not taking enough risk Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories BOX Options Exchange Obliterates Status Quo with New Trading Floor Plans Jeff Patterson – Finance Magnates A well-defined options playing field could see some degree of a shakeup as BOX Options Exchange moves to secure a greater percentage of the overall market share. The group is planning on opening a new floor with approximately 40 human traders. Consequently, the move is being met with widespread discontent from other exchanges, many of which filing complaints or letters criticizing the ambitions of BOX. jlne.ws/2uRS2Oh Pipe Down and Enjoy the Calm Nir Kaissar – Bloomberg Investors are hard to please. They…