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Virtu and Citadel Securities go head to head in HFT; Multi-asset services key for buy-side execution; Why do asset prices move? Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Things I Learned About Finance Bros by (Briefly) Dating a Finance Bro Tara Isabella Burton – The New Yorker It’s not that they’re actually ever mad at the valet. They just want him to learn. /goo.gl/d7Tmpa ****SD: Good for your daily dose of laughs (and some cringes). “They will take you to very trendy experimental-cocktail bars that they read about on Gothamist. They will encourage you to try something with twenty ingredients. They will order an Old Fashioned. Every. Single. Time.” Lead Stories Virtu and Citadel Securities go head to head in HFT Philip Stafford and Nicole…

Why Stock Market Volatility Isn’t Really as Low as It Appears; An Exceedingly ‘Worrisome’ Discrepancy; Euro Trading Calm Belies Risk of Lehman-Like Volatility Spikes Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Why Stock Market Volatility Isn’t Really as Low as It Appears Joseph Ciolli – Bloomberg Correlation, it’s sometimes said, equals volatility. An index can’t swing very much unless a lot of its members are going the same way. So if you’re wondering why the CBOE Volatility Index has been so quiet lately, that’s part of it, according to Dean Curnutt, chief executive officer at Macro Risk Advisers. Stocks are charting independent courses under Donald Trump, and it’s holding broad measures of turbulence down. /goo.gl/ZoEY8v An Exceedingly ‘Worrisome’ Discrepancy Seeking Alpha As one bank puts it, investors no longer…

John Lothian Newsletter: Deutsche Börse reconsiders vote threshold on LSE deal; Black Hole of Negative Rates Is Dragging Down Yields Everywhere; London Stock Exchange Group Launches Online Private Placement John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Knowledge Is Power: A MarketsWiki Education JourneyDoug Ashburn, JLN“There is a lot of competition out there, but that is what our markets are all about. It is the essence of what we do. We innovate because of competition.” With those words, CME Group Chairman Emeritus Leo Melamed kicked off the inaugural MarketsWiki Education event in 2013. We have come a long way since then; the event has expanded its reach each year and in 2016 will visit five cities, beginning in Chicago July 12-15. For more information on the Chicago event, or to register, click HEREThe goal of…

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: Nasdaq Debuts Groundbreaking Nasdaq Financial Framework; China Wants to Set Prices for the World’s Commodities; Former SGX CEO joins Kouclo Group John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read MarketsWiki Education Is More Than Paying It ForwardJohn Lothian – JLN Pay it forward. Do something nice for someone because some other person did something nice for you. In the case of MarketsWiki Education, you can pass on your passion for the markets and the underlying industry by sending your interns, your newer employees, or your son or daughter to the event series You can help change someone’s life for the better, I promise you. That is the kind of response we have had from some attendees. This response has prompted us to expand the program’s reach even…

John Lothian Newsletter: Nasdaq Debuts Groundbreaking Nasdaq Financial Framework; China Wants to Set Prices for the World’s Commodities; Former SGX CEO joins Kouclo Group John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read MarketsWiki Education Is More Than Paying It ForwardJohn Lothian – JLN Pay it forward. Do something nice for someone because some other person did something nice for you. In the case of MarketsWiki Education, you can pass on your passion for the markets and the underlying industry by sending your interns, your newer employees, or your son or daughter to the event series You can help change someone’s life for the better, I promise you. That is the kind of response we have had from some attendees. This response has prompted us to expand the program’s reach even…

John Lothian Newsletter: Wall Street firms under investigation for treatment of retail investors; Russian gang suspected of scam in ICE market; Nasdaq Commodities to launch new European Power and Gas Markets John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read FinTech Exchange Chicago: Future Is Now For Some FinTech and Right Around The Corner For Other Technology Spencer Doar, JohnLothianNews.com FinTech Exchange 2016 Chicago was no wistful exercise in futurology last month. It was firmly set in the do-or-die present of technological solutions and opportunities. Chicago may not be thought of as a fintech hub among key global financial centers such as New York or London, but the homegrown talent was out in force along with a slew of imported presenters on the forefront of finding and pioneering new technology opportunities. The themes were well known — big…

John Lothian Newsletter: Deutsche Börse launches FinTech hub in Frankfurt; Speed-Chess Champ Oystacher Claims Ignorance in Spoofing Case; HKEx to establish metal trading in Qianhai, its first mainland China entry John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read NFX Facts Doug Ashburn – JLN On a quarterly earnings call this morning, Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld offered up a status report on its fledgling energy platform NFX. He said that, nine months in, NFX has traded over 10 million contracts, with open interest of 800,000 as of last week. Not bad for a new entrant, given the amount to which the leaders – CME Group‘s NYMEX division and ICE – are entrenched. Of note, the top two market share leaders on NFX are Brent Crude and Low Sulphur Gasoil, two products in which ICE is the dominant…