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No-Deal Brexit Could Cause Finance Chaos; ADM makes takeover approach to Bunge; Louis Dreyfus turns to blockchain John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes JLN Staff In case you missed it, the government shut down. The Senate has a noontime vote scheduled to reopen with three more weeks of funding. If you’re curious which states get hit the hardest by a federal shutdown, checkout the 2018 Government Shutdown Report. ~SD The CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee Meeting set for Tuesday has been postponed due to the government shutdown. No new date has been determined. This shutdown my plans to attend the meeting in Washington, DC.~JJL Yes, some deals still use fax machines. The FT story today said the use of…

Whoah, That was Fast; Cryptocurrencies Move a Step Closer to the Mainstream Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight VIX Bits Spencer Doar – JLN On the 30th anniversary of the ’87 market crash last week, Cboe, in collaboration with ProShares, hosted a panel discussion “Current Dynamics of the VIX Market.” There was a lot to glean – from the applications of VIX ETPs to unique characteristics of VIX futures to general perceptions of volatility. Dominic Salvino, Group One’s VIX options specialist, had one of the best analogies for the current low levels of VIX, comparing it to high February temperatures in Chicago. On February 18, the thermometer reached 70 degrees Fahrenheit, only the fourth time…

Glitch resets multiple Nasdaq tech stocks to same price; The Nasdaq glitch explained; Ex-Glencore traders aim to cut out middlemen with online concentrate platform John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Time to Sign Up for New York MarketsWiki Education Series By John J. Lothian We are in the home stretch prior to the MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series in New York. It is time to sign up your interns or spread the word one last time as we are less than a week to go. Your sharing this information and act of kindness can have a big impact on the next generation to join our industry and markets. We have a great line-up of speakers for New York and I can confirm we have added JJ Kinahan…

Manipulation in the VIX?; Options Suggest Traders Overconfident About Inflation Forecasts; Opec – Brent crude options volatility eases ahead of OPEC decision Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight MIAX Options: Consolidated Audit Trail (“CAT”) Fee Dispute Resolution Rule Mondovisione MIAX Options filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a rule filing to adopt MIAX Options Rule 1713 that will establish the procedures for resolving potential disputes related to fees to be charged to Industry Members related to the National Market Plan Governing the Consolidated Audit Trail. jlne.ws/2rU7pmX ++++++ The CAT Scratches: Fees on Options Exchanges Spencer Doar – JLN Seeing the above MIAX press release got me thinking about these Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) fees and why there would be reason for dispute. Please note,…

John Lothian Newsletter: Fierce debate over challenger trading venue; Derivatives regulation spat nears Transatlantic detente; ICE tells Trayport staff chief exec Piggott has left John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read John Roe Responds to John Lothian Endorsement of Doug Bry and Ernest Jaffarian for NFA Board of Directors John Roe – CCC via JLN John Roe is a candidate for the Board of the National Futures Association representing CTAs and CPOs. He is running on a platform along with James Koutoulas for the Board. I endorsed their competition, Doug Bry and Ernest Jaffarian, who, like Koutoulas and Roe, are current members of the NFA Board representing CTAs and CPOs. bit.ly/1OhGRzd ++++ Dear Mr. Roe, Thanks for the Reply John Lothian – JLN John Roe has responded to my…

John Lothian Newsletter: Old engine of Wall Street is sputtering; CME ordered to tell judge names of alleged spoofers in HTG case; Markets: Can they really be tamed? Blog,John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read “You Can Close your Eyes” – an Appeal from Mark Spanbroek John Lothian News – Giving News Most of you know what this message is about. October is the month for breast cancer awareness and to raise money for its research. I am walking again this year for A Sisters Hope during the first weekend in October, for the 9th time, to support this much needed research. Over the last 8 years I raised with your support just over EUR 300.000, and this year I would like to increase this number again with your support. ‘Why still support…

John Lothian Newsletter: McKinsey warns banks face wipeout in some financial services; ECB to use STOXX GC Pooling indices as new euro secured benchmark rate; Incentives in futures markets attract scrutiny John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Spread the Word; Grow the Pie By John J. Lothian How can you help this industry grow and help make the markets more dynamic? The answer is easy. Help us fill up our FREE London events on October 14 and 15 and help us attract and bond as an industry with the next generation of industry professionals and participants. We need the energy, intellect and perspective of young people to help our markets grow. You can help by passing along our event information (HERE), and strongly recommend young people you know in London, or those who may be…