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Wall Street braces for rough ride as exchanges seek more speed bumps; Euronext to move derivatives clearing business from LSE to ICE; Davidson Joins OCC as President and Chief Operating Officer John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Finding FinTech On April 27th, the third annual FinTech Exchange 2017 will be held in Chicago. This event, hosted by Barchart, has built itself into an innovative, informative and valuable conference, thanks to the work of Barchart’s Mark Haraburda, Colleen Sheeren and others on the team. This year, Barchart is giving away a few tickets. If you would like to go, the first five to sign up here will receive free passes for the one-day event, which runs from 11 am – 7 p.m. at Venue SixTen, 610 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago. Use your algos to sign in…

Euronext and Intercontinental Exchange sign clearing services pact; TOM plans wind down – market remains open; Deutsche Boerse imposes hiring freeze and launches spending review John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read TT Completes Global Resiliency for the European Region TT Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT) announced today that its TT futures trading platform now has execution and connectivity services through Interxion’s London data center. This move strengthens TT’s presence in Europe, improving the platform’s accessibility and providing users with regional resiliency and enhanced performance. bit.ly/2oGQkLN ****** TT has crossed all its Ts. ++++ Monthly insight from the WFE and our member exchanges FOCUS – World Federation of Exchanges Q&A with Edemir Pinto, CEO, B3; The challenges of developing the UAE’s SME market; Blockchain regulation comes into focus bit.ly/2gJPAoI **JK:…

Bets for Higher U.S. Yields Wane as Options Show Trump Fatigue; Traders target ETFs and weekly options for growth; A new breed takes over the trading floor Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Take Our Survey: Yeah, really By Jim Kharouf, JLN Editor-in-Chief & CEO If you’re like me, you’re about to roll your eyes but hang in there. We need your help on our annual survey. If you’re still reading, it’s really import. This 3-minute survey helps us learn a bit more about our readers as well as what you like and what you don’t like about our publications and websites. It’s also a great place to leave us comments and suggestions for future content and services. We’ve tried to sweeten the deal this year by offering a chance…

Robot Traders Jolt Life Into Slow-Speed European Stock Venue; Irishman targets more disruption in ‘trading war’ with Wall Street; Europe Needs a Higher Price on Carbon John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Take Our Survey: Yeah, really By Jim Kharouf, JLN Editor-in-Chief & CEO If you’re like me, you’re about to roll your eyes but hang in there. We need your help on our annual survey. If you’re still reading, it’s really import. This 3-minute survey helps us learn a bit more about our readers as well as what you like and what you don’t like about our publications and websites. It’s also a great place to leave us comments and suggestions for future content and services. We’ve tried to sweeten the deal this year by offering a chance to…

U.S. investors brace for mounting political risks as they decode Trump; Volatility Traders Shed VIX Positions as Markets Are Eerily Calm; The Volatility Limbo Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories U.S. investors brace for mounting political risks as they decode Trump David Randall and Jennifer Ablan – Reuters Barry James built up his $4 billion mutual fund largely by studying balance sheets, earnings and market share. In the last few weeks, however, he has realized that he must look at a new force in the market: U.S. President Donald Trump. /goo.gl/iGS2KU ****SD: Out of everybody, I bet Nick Cage and Tom Hanks could figure out how to decipher the code of Trump. Volatility Traders Shed VIX Positions as Markets Are Eerily Calm Carolina Wilson – Bloomberg Assets in…

Euronext launches trading platform to ward against high-frequency traders; US high-frequency traders set to make call on London; Bank of Tech poses growing threat to traditional institutions John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read MarketsWiki Education 2017 World of Opportunity Series for Stockholm, Chicago and New York Announced John Lothian News to hold March 1, 2017 Stockholm WOO event on campus of KTH; Chicago events return to Stuart School of Business of Illinois Tech and Trading Technologies and New York to Nasdaq Marketsite; Relaunched MarketsWiki Education website John Lothian News is pleased to announce its dates for this year?s MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity (“WOO”) series, including a March 1 program in Stockholm on the campus of the Royal Institute of Technology. Events are also planned for New York and Chicago in…

Where Has the Stock Market’s Volatility Gone?; U.S. stocks under pressure as investors turn cautious; Five Charts That Say All Is Not Well in Markets Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Deep Breath Jim Kharouf, JLN Upon our return from Washington DC last week, there was the unanswered question still hanging in the air: “What will become of Dodd-Frank?” Of course, no one really knows just yet. All the hyperbole from politicians in DC make for big headlines. But as the Wall Street Journal piece Republicans Get Ready to Roll Back Dodd-Frank Law pointed out, passage of new laws in the Senate will require 60 votes, and Replublicans hold 52 seats. Will we see a rollback of Dodd-Frank? A rollback at Walmart means that dish detergent that was…

Derivatives ‘Big Bang’ catches market off guard; CME profit jumps 28 pct as trading volumes spike; New Asian marketplace signing for Cinnober’s real-time clearing technology John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & Pieces By John J. Lothian Jim Kharouf and I are off to Washington, DC today to pay our respects to the CFTC and attend a “going away” affair for former Chairman Tim Massad. When he will actually leave is still a question, I am told. Econ Illinois has secured Thomas Peterffy for its Econ Illinois American Dream Dinner this May 18. BMO Harris Bank and IMC Financial Markets are sponsors of the event. The Brodsky Family Northwestern JD-MBA Fund Lecture Series will feature CFTC Commissioner Sharon Bowen on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the Northwestern Pritzker…

Michael Kraines Named Chief Financial Officer of Trading Technologies ; Euronext targets family businesses with new initiatives; ‘Brexit’ Talks Can’t Start Without Parliament, U.K. Supreme Court Rules John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Michael Kraines Brings 25 Years of Strategy Experience as Trading Technologies’ New CFO Sarah Rudolph, JLN It’s time for some strategic thinking. Trading Technologies has announced the hiring of its first ever chief financial officer, Michael Kraines. Kraines has been in the fintech business for more than 25 years. Though he knows technology, his background is “really very externally facing,” he said in an interview with JLN. His forte is putting people and companies together, and he hopes to add more partnerships, joint ventures and alliances to TT. “I am a strategy guy and have a background looking…