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Traders test OPEC ‘whatever it takes’ resolve to defend oil price; The VIX is not a Fortune-Teller; ‘Vol’-Apalooza: A Handy Reference Guide To Low Volatility Regimes Newsletter,Options

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Allan Schoenberg on the Evolution of CME Group’s Social Media Strategy Interview,Tech / HFT,Video

Allan Schoenberg

Allan Schoenberg, Executive Director of Corporate Communications at CME Group, highlights new social media initiatives and describes how their social media strategy has evolved since they first created a Facebook page five years ago. In this conversation with JLN Publisher John Lothian, he explains how CME Group increasingly utilizes social media as a content distribution platform to discuss market issues with customers, partners and other stakeholders. Schoenberg cites relationships with BM&FBOVESPA, MexDer, Dubai Mercantile Exchange and exchange partners in Asia that help CME Group distribute regional, language specific content to unique international audiences. Specifically, CME Group has used Weibo.com (a…

John Lothian Newsletter: Oslo Børs buys Sweden’s Burgundy; Tradeweb launches 5,000-stock ETF platform; NYSE Euronext And Taiwan Futures Exchange Sign Memorandum Of Understanding John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

Oslo’s exchange signs up to purchase the Burgundy from its Swedish owners as a way to consolidate influence in Scandinavian trading.  Tradeweb launches an ETF trading platform, allowing access to thousands of ETF products. NYSE Euronext and the Taiwan Futures Exchange sign a memorandum of understanding to share connectivity and access via NYSE’s order routing system.

John Lothian Newsletter: SEC widens probe of exchange-traded funds; CME raises stake in Dubai Mercantile Exchange; UBS Launches New E-Trading Platform For Credit-Default Swaps John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

The SEC turns its attention to ETF trading practices, seeking a connection between hedge fund or high frequency trading and ETFs that do not settle properly.  CME Group buys a fresh chunk of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange.  UBS announces the launch of a credit default swap trading platform.  Greece and the Eurozone agree on bailout terms to at least temporarily hold off a Greek default.  Italy’s bourse announces that they will restrict high-frequency trading, while Sweden says they haven’t seen any significant damage from the practice.  The NFA and others are offering and considering proposals discussing MF Global and ways…