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CME Group bids for LSE’s French clearing business; The Royal Mint and CME Group to Launch Royal Mint Gold; Joint Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Borse blockchain prototype John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Smile When You Buy Just Like You Do When You Give By John J. Lothian Today is GivingTuesday. I can only suspect this new holiday was created to give some balance to Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping extravaganzas. Today we are supposed to pause from our excessive consumerism and give something back to worthy charities. Thanks to our friends at Amazon, you can turn every day into GivingTuesday through the Amazon Smile program (smile.amazon.com). When you buy items from Amazon, and click on the Smile URL, you can select a charity to which Amazon will give .05…

CHX: Ownership Matters Blog,Commentary,Feature

Chicago Stock Exchange Seeks Transformation in New Owners and Trading Processes With over 50 venues in the U.S. to execute trading of shares of stock, the Chicago Stock Exchange (“CHX”) unfortunately only stands out for its being overlooked. Its management seeks to change that with an ownership overhaul, trading technology process innovations and a push back into listings that could attract Chinese companies, among others. Like a little brother who gets forgotten in a big family, CHX is fighting for attention with its plans. Many of its current owners have stakes in other trading venues that bring higher margins to…

Kate Maehr, Greater Chicago Food Depository – Volunteerism: Good for the community and good for you! MarketsWiki Education

“We are living stressed-out lives. Yet there is really clear data that people who volunteer regularly have less hypertension, better sleep patterns, less depression, and they live longer. The message here is not only is it the right thing to do, it is also really good for you.” Kate Maehr understands the importance of helping those less fortunate – importance not only to the recipient, but also to the giver, not only in terms of better health, but also as a career enhancer.   “The employees that stand up and say, ‘I would like to volunteer,” are the ones the…

John Lothian Newsletter: SEC brings new charges over global press release hacking scheme; Hedge Fund Citadel Cuts Employees in Wake of Losses; Chinese bid for Chicago Stock Exchange stirs Republicans John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Big Data = Big Money By Jim Kharouf, JLN There is a lot of talk about data in the exchange space today, and given consolidation among exchanges has dwindled, the next frontier in competition is in data services. Exchanges have come under fire in recent years for sticking it to customers with data fees. CME Group is criticized by some in the industry who say they were pounding home fees on data vendors and brokers at a time when end-users could least afford it – but that is unfair. All of the top exchanges are focused on raising…

John Lothian Newsletter: Exchanges, Schwab criticize SEC market structure committee; New OIC Study Shows Increased Knowledge of Listed Options by Investors; SEC signals tighter rules governing Treasury bond market John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Reaching Out: Middle East Exchanges (Almost) Ready and Waiting By Jim Kharouf, JLN The World Federation of Exchanges Qatar 2015 Annual Meeting kicked off on Tuesday in Doha. It’s an interesting place as the Qataris attempt to win the award for city with the most construction. If China still holds the lead in terms of construction cranes, Qatar cannot be far behind, as it continues to prepare for the World Cup Soccer event now just seven short years away. But it’s more than Doha’s 24/7 construction zones. This is a country that is striving to compete as a…

Chicago Intern Education Series Day 3 Wrap-Up Blog,Commentary

For our final day of the 2015 MarketsWiki Intern Education Series in Chicago, hosted by Trading Technologies, our special guest was the city’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel, who told the audience of summer interns that Chicago is the No. 1 destination for young people looking to start their careers right after graduating from college. Chicago is a great destination for several reasons, he said, including that it has the most diverse economy of any U.S. city., incorporating industries such as healthcare, transportation, professional services, and of course the financial sector and risk management in particular. “No single sector drives more than…

John Lothian Newsletter: Chicago Stock Exchange Plans New Market, Open To Alliances; CBOE’s CEO Sees Compliance Review Continuing; ISDA warns against competing clearing houses John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

The Chicago Stock Exchange looks to open an electronic trading platform to increase business, and mentions its interest in strategic alliances. The CEO of CBOE says that as it continues to work with regulators, additional compliance-related reorganizations and changes are likely.  Lots of news from the ISDA conference (both in Lead and in the Regulatory News section); check the headlines inside for details.  Lots of exchange volume reports in the top and Exchange sections, and some of the news is quite good in places.  Also in the top box, JLN FX editor Jonathan Matte provides perspective on Iceland’s quest for…