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White House commits to ending Wall St tax loophole; SEC Chairman Froze Agency’s Approval of Chicago Stock Exchange Sale John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff Today we have part one of a two part series titled “The CFTC and Fintech Innovation, Goals of LabCFTC” featuring an interview with CFTC Chief Innovation Officer Daniel Gorfine. ~JJL The FIA has asked me to moderate a panel at EXPO on customer protection. I said yes. ~JJL The FIA has put out a recommendation on market integrity, “FIA recommendations to streamline CFTC regulations and enhance market integrity.”~JJL SGX is offering a course titled “Secret Trading Techniques of a Proprietary Trading Firm Revealed (Course Preview).” I am not sure the secrets will…

Nasdaq Sues Rival Exchange, Alleging Stolen Tech Secrets; New Worry in ‘Repo’ John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read The Patent World By Jim Kharouf We’re back in court today. Nasdaq has filed suit against Miami International, the parent company of MIAX, the youngest of the US options exchange groups. On Friday, Nasdaq announced it had filed suit for patent infringement and stealing Nasdaq secret information by MIAX, which has hired a number of former Nasdaq and International Securities Exchange professionals. In Friday’s top story from Bloomberg, the Nasdaq suit claims that “MIAX instead relied on or piggybacked off of the Nasdaq trade secrets and other technical know-how acquired by former Nasdaq employees during their tenure at…

Harvey throws a wrench into U.S. energy engine; NYSE owner lines up sale of energy trader; Chicago Exchange Sale Looks Shaky as China Tensions Rise John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff The CME has published a video “Spread trading with E-mini Russell 2000 futures.”~JJL Leslie Sutphen is the speaker featured today in JLN from the MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series in Chicago from July.~JJL Bloomberg has a story “Odds of U.S. Technical Default About 15%, T-Bills Curve Shows.” This is something to keep your eye on.~JJL In more “millennials are wrecking things” news, J.D. Power reports “48% of millennials with $100,000 in investable assets … say they ‘probably will’ or ‘definitely will’ leave their current firm and advisor, compared with just 8%…

Asian Financial News from John Lothian News – July 25, 2017 Asia/Pacific,Blog,Exchanges, OTC & Clearing,Fintech,Investing & Trading,Regions,Regulation,Tech / HFT

Lead Stories HNA unveils New York-based charity as controlling shareholder; Acquisitive Chinese investor’s surprise revelation as lenders turn off taps JOYCE HO, Nikkei Acquisitive Chinese outbound investor HNA Group has openly disclosed its shareholding structure for the first time amid rising concerns that Beijing’s deleveraging campaign might choke lending to the company which has largely fueled its expansion through debts and collateralization. https://goo.gl/M6Feue Column: Time to OK Chinese investors’ controversial Chicago Stock Exchange deal Robert Reed – Chicago Tribune The time has come for federal regulators to approve a small but highly controversial local business deal — the purchase of…

Clearing Firms Simulate Lehman-Like Default During Brexit Chaos; Lawmakers urge SEC to stop Chicago Stock Exchange’s China deal; NYSE Revamp Steps Up Threat to Speed-Fighting IEX Exchange John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & Pieces By John J. Lothian We have a couple of changes to our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series in New York due to some last minute scheduling conflicts. Jennifer Nayar will be replaced by Brian Cassin, head of product and strategy for North America for Vela Technologies. Also, Louis Modano will be replacing Michael O’Rourke of Nasdaq. Modano is chief information security officer at Nasdaq. Last, Anna Irrera, a fintech correspondent of Reuters will represent Thomson Reuters at the event on Wednesday. We have closed registration for the Friday event at Trading Technologies next week…

Chicago Wants to Be a Hub for China Stock Trading; Wall Street’s Volatility Pioneer Searches for Latest Fear Trade; Hedge fund redemptions a dismal end to a bad year John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read My Picks for CFTC and SEC Commissioners By John J. Lothian Despite repeated inquiries to knowledgeable industry players, there is little buzz about prospective new CFTC and SEC Commissioners outside of the chairmen. So if there is no buzz, then let’s create some of our own in time for the FIA Boca Raton International Conference. I am going to give you my top ten potential candidates for each commission in alphabetical order. That they are on the list does not mean they would be willing to serve, but it does mean I believe they are eminently qualified to…

Deutsche Bank Beset by Grim Morale, Uncertain Profit Outlook; Nasdaq to overhaul its fixed-income trading business; Polar Vortex Is Wolf at Door for Europeans as Cold Snap Ends John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Back from Miami By John J. Lothian I have returned from the sunny skies of Miami back to a brighter Chicago sky than when I left. Thank you to Charley Carey and Greg Doud of the Commodity Markets Council for their hospitality at their State of the Industry 2017 conference in Miami. My regulatory-focused panel went well, but the recurring theme at the conference was one of uncertainty. This is a theme I will be writing about more soon. Former CFTC Chairman and NYMEX CEO Jim Newsome was pretty excited about the ability of the industry to go…

SEC’s Use of In-House Courts Unconstitutional, Appeals Court Rules; The Golden Era of Hedge Funds Draws to a Close With Clients in Revolt; Could Trump nix Chicago Stock Exchange’s China deal? John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

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First Read The Free-Market Case for Climate Science Paul J. Ferraro – BloombergView Are you someone who has faith in the power of free markets? Then you should naturally accept the evidence that human activity is bringing about climate change. Free and competitive markets work efficiently in large part because they are phenomenal information aggregators, gathering and sorting facts about consumer preferences and business production costs, and guiding market participants to engage in actions that provide benefits to both sides. Markets can easily help figure out the most efficient way to deliver coffee to people’s homes, for example, or to…

Chinese consortium wins approval for Chicago Stock Exchange takeover; NYSE to acquire NSX amid U.S. exchange consolidation; China Halts Trading in Key Bond Futures as Panicky Investors Sell Securities John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Should ION and FIS be worried? By Jim Kharouf, John Lothian News Just days after our column about Cinnober’s plans to move into the post-trade space with plans to take on legacy system giants, an upstart from Switzerland says it is ready, willing and able to do just that. And then there were two. Revendex, a consulting and IT firm based outside Zurich, says that its post-trade settlement system is ready to take on ION Trading’s Rolfe & Nolan system and FIS’s Stream (formerly GMI) platforms. Those two have dominated the post-trade space for decades, but Revendex executives…