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U.S. considering ‘material changes’ to ‘Volcker Rule’; Stock Bulls in Trump Country; Replacing Libor is harder in practice John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read The Man Who Molded Chicago’s Merc; Leo Melamed, chairman emeritus of CME Group, helped make his company the world’s largest manager of financial exchanges. Now he’s focusing on the development of Asian markets Jacob Bunge – WSJ In 1939, Leo Melamed learned about the power of financial markets in a bakery in Vilnius, Lithuania. He was 7 years old, trying to use Polish money to buy a loaf of bread. Though Lithuania’s government had deemed the two countries’ currencies equal in value, the baker informed Mr. Melamed that he’d need two Polish zlotys for a loaf that cost…

DRW leads high frequency trading charge into cryptocurrencies; EEX and CBEEX partner for carbon market development in China John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes The European Energy Exchange is quietly turning into a global commodities market. Just months after buying the Nodal Exchange, the US power market, it signed a memorandum of understanding with the China Beijing Environment Exchange (CBEEX). MOUs are generally not much to talk about and this one may fall into the file with most of the others. But in the off chance it becomes a partnership, it could open the European and Chinese carbon markets to one another – creating a massive opportunity for traders looking for a burgeoning market to trade. China’s president Xi…

U.S. derivatives regulator splits with White House over budget; Blockchain consortium raises record $100m; Fidelity’s Abby Johnson Urges Resolution to Blockchain Barriers John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read New York, NY By John J. Lothian Jim Kharouf and I just returned from a two and a half day trip to New York to see clients and prospects and work on our July 11 & 12 MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity event in New York. This was a very productive trip, but what struck me the most about it was how polite and courteous all the people I came into contact with, aside from those mentioned above, were. New York seems to be in a good place and tenor. We are excited to bring MarketsWiki Education to…

JLN Managed Futures: Commodity inflows fizzle after strong start in first quarter; Top US fund managers attack regulators; The Top 10 Managed Futures Performers of April Managed Futures,Newsletter

Observations/Commentary FinTech Chicago Gets Democratic JohnLothianNews.com Today’s financial technology dialog is often about a word you don’t usually associate with it – democracy – bringing software, data, reporting, testing and trading to the masses. And it’s not just one size for everyone – its customizable too. At the FinTech Exchange 2015 Chicago event, 13 firm executives spoke during its lightning round. So John Lothian News took the best of two hours of presentations and condensed into 3 minutes. Here’s how some of those firms are democratizing and customizing technology for all of us. Watch the video » Are CTAs Good…

John Lothian Newsletter: Why the S.E.C. Could Use Commissioners With Wall Street Experience; Top US fund managers attack regulators; Thousands more Madoff victims may get payouts John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read FinTech Chicago Gets Democratic JohnLothianNews.com Today’s financial technology dialog is often about a word you don’t usually associate with it – democracy – bringing software, data, reporting, testing and trading to the masses. And it’s not just one size for everyone – its customizable too. At the FinTech Exchange 2015 Chicago event, 13 firm executives spoke during its lightning round. So John Lothian News took the best of two hours of presentations and condensed into 3 minutes. Here’s how some of those firms are democratizing and customizing technology for all of us. Watch the video » ++++ Mikhael…

John Lothian Newsletter: Chicago exchange gets investments from State Street, Fidelity unit; Gensler Calls for Overhaul of Libor; Nordic Banks Gain New Status: Haven John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

Chicago’s new Eris Exchange gets backing from State Street and Fidelity. Gary Gensler of the CFTC tells the EU parliament that they should either rework LIBOR, or just throw it away and start over.  Banks in Sweden and Norway, relatively unharmed by financial crises and shocks shaking the rest of the world, strive to keep up with increasing foreign inflows as investors seek safe havens for their money.