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Sweet 16: The Tops for 2016 Special Report

At last fall’s FIA Expo Chicago, John Lothian News partnered with Cinnober Financial Technology to  bring you industry conversations, where we conduct short interviews with industry participants on the important topics facing the financial markets. The 2015 theme is “Sweet 16: The Tops For 2016.” What technology, regulation, exchange or macroeconomic issue or trend will be most important to our industry next year? We will take the 16 best ideas and thoughts and package them in a John Lothian News video series. Here is what our participants had to say: Part 1 – Exchanges: Exchange leaders will be dealing with…

Sweet 16: The Tops For 2016 – Economics Interview,Video

From the Federal Reserve Bank moves on rates to the supply and demand for crude oil, 2016 is expected to be a big year for the derivatives industry. In our JLN Sweet 16 Series, we spoke with industry executives who gave us their top economic trends to watch in 2016. Here’s what Don Wilson, Terry Duffy, Christian Hauff and Derek Sammann had to say.

Women In Listed Derivatives 4th Annual Symposium | The Evolution of Women in Listed & OTC Derivatives Interview,Video

October 15, 2015 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM with networking drinks until 8:00 PMFederal Reserve Bank of ChicagoThird Floor Conference Center230 South LaSalle StreetChicago, Illinois Cost is $50 Come join us for an interesting and inspiring symposium on the constant changing nature of the derivatives industry and the role of women in it. Three panels – The Generation Shift; Evolution of Women in Risk and IT Roles; and Evolution of Trading – will feature 11 speakers, as well as remarks from Craig S. Donohue, the executive chairman of OCC. Register at:

JLN Financials: JPMorgan at Odds With IMF in Touting Emerging-Market Debt; Can’t Find Enough 30-Year Treasuries to Buy? Here’s Why; High-speed traders find bumps in road as they drive into FX Financials,Newsletter

First Impressions Speedy Delivery: Keith Ross on HFT, Reg NMS and Dark Pools Today’s financial markets can be summed up in three words – global, fast, and complex. But as the market structure evolves, so must the regulatory structure that oversees it. John Lothian News has spoken with several industry experts to create this series on the evolution of financial market structure. In Part 3, Keith Ross, CEO of PDQ ATS offers his thoughts on HFT, Regulation NMS, maker-taker arrangements, and dark pools, and voices his concerns that regulatory oversight may give way to legislative overreach. Watch the video…

JLN Financials: Deutsche Boerse buys minority stake in London’s GMEX; China PBOC Unveils Prime Interest Rate for Commercial Bank Loans; Fed Proposes a Rule to Help Big Banks Stay Liquid in Times of Crisis Financials,Newsletter

Quote of the Day Regulatory change has created huge opportunities for exchanges which can innovate with products. Hirander Misra, head of Global Markets Exchange in Reuters’ story: “Deutsche Boerse buys minority stake in London’s GMEX.” Lead Stories Deutsche Boerse buys minority stake in London’s GMEXReutersDeutsche Boerse has bought a minority stake in London-based Global Markets Exchange (GMEX), an upstart financial group seeking to launch new exchanges with a focus on derivatives. China PBOC Unveils Prime Interest Rate for Commercial Bank LoansWSJ.comChina’s central bank Friday said it has introduced a new prime lending rate, which it said would help push forward…

KPMG’s Constance Hunter Says the Fed is True to Its Word on QE Interview,Managed Futures,Regulation,Video

Constance Hunter

When Constance Hunter looks at the Federal Reserve Bank and US economy, she sees some positive and negatives like all economists do. She also says the Fed didn’t fool  markets when it didn’t change its quantitative easing in September. Actually, she argues that the Fed was doing just what they said they would do. Hunter, who joined audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG as its chief economist, Alternative Investments in June, says that the markets misread Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s comments about tapering its quantitative easing program in September. In an interview with John Lothian News editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf, Hunter…