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VIX-Yield Curve – At the Door of High Volatility?; Limits of Pound Gains; Sector correlations Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight What Organizations Need to Know about Risk Culture Audits John Fennell – Risk Management Monitor Today’s risks require more proactive oversight by boards of directors on the issue of risk management. Transitioning to this approach is easier said than done, however. The trouble is that many organizations are weighed down by antiquated risk management frameworks that prevent them from being proactive. Even today, how financial services and other industries address risk is deeply ingrained in organizations’ character, requiring a broader change which extends beyond simply implementing new risk management frameworks. bit.ly/2BuLlVD ++++++ U.S. Securities Markets Coalition Opposes…

John Lothian Newsletter: Commodity Pits Bid Goodbye to Human Traders as CME Closes Floor; U.S. Bank to pay $18 million to end CFTC’s Peregrine case; Howard Lutnick’s BGC Extends Offer for Clearinghouse GFI John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read A Reflection on a Life, Its Influences and the Trading Floor John Lothian, John Lothian News I learned recently a life-long friend was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. My friend and former Wisconsin neighbor is older than me. In fact, at one time he was my babysitter. As I learned yesterday the CME would shut down most of its futures trading pits, his story came rushing back to me. He was one of the young men from Southern Wisconsin who found a way to the Chicago futures markets in the early 1980s. He knew many traders from around the…