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John Lothian Newsletter: CFTC votes to propose registration, risk controls for automated-trading firms; If China Killed Commodity Super Cycle, Fed Is About to Bury It; Europe’s Mifid markets rules set for year’s delay John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Autocrats By John Lothian, Doug Ashburn, and Jim Kharouf – JLN It would be safe to say that in the months prior to yesterday’s CFTC proposed rule on automated trading, that those who spoke to the agency were convinced that the rule would be more flexible than the one that was rolled out. The rule, now dubbed Regulation AT, addresses everything from what kinds of risk controls should be in place when creating an automated trading system to post trade reporting requirements so the CFTC knows that you know what you’re doing when running an algo program. All…

John Lothian Newsletter: Exchanges and interdealer brokers reshape to face fragmenting market; ICE Futures Singapore Launches with Commodity and FX Contracts Serving Asian Markets; GMEX’s CMF granted CFTC approval John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Boy Scouts Search for a New Path; Now is not the time for the Boy Scouts of America to recede from its long-standing national role. By MICHAEL S. MALONE – WSJ Having passed through the controversy over its acceptance of gay members in 2013 and gay leaders this year, the Boy Scouts of America now finds itself at a crossroads. The path it chooses may have a profound and enduring impact on American culture. For a century now, the BSA has been, and remains, the largest youth organization in the United States. There are 2.6 million Cub Scouts,…

John Lothian Newsletter: ICE sets November date for delayed Singapore launch; Operation to steady China stocks a success, but patient comatose; Deutsche Boerse puts Asia exchange on back burner John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read MarketsReformWiki Reaches a Milestone Doug Ashburn – JLN While we were sleeping, some time between midnight and 3 a.m. this morning, the page counter on MarketsReformWiki, our regulatory database, topped the 10 million mark, four and a half years after going live. The site was started in 2011, just as the CFTC, SEC and other regulators began proposing rules and hosting roundtables, and market participants responded with comment letters, white papers and other research. The goal of the site was simple – cut through the thousands of pages of legalese and present the information in a way that…

John Lothian Newsletter: One of the Few Outspoken Speed Traders Says He’s Leaving IMC; LSE sale of Russell asset manager stalled; ICE nears Singapore launch as profit tops views John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read ++++ MarketsWiki Summer Intern Series, Chicago 2015 – Day Two Sarah Rudolph – John Lothian News Technology was the focus on the second day of our MarketsWiki Intern Education Series at IIT. Joseph Niciforo, managing member, HC Technologies, kicked off the program talking about how, as “time frames in trading have compressed to sub microseconds and we approach the speed of light, perhaps there may be room for a different type of trader.” Niciforo started out in the industry under the tutelage of Paul Tudor Jones, who taught him to be disciplined and trade slowly, building his account….

John Lothian Newsletter: D Börse buys forex platform in sign of currency trading’s allure; ICE delays Singapore platform launch to later this year; Chinese Stocks Tumble John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & Pieces: Back from Summer Camp By John J. Lothian I have returned from summer camp with my troop of Boy Scouts, with all of them accounted for and well. It was a week of beautiful weather, fun activities, bee stings and homesickness. Luckily for the new scouts in my troop, I have worked with homesick boys before and was able to cure it quickly. We did have one homesick mom back home who insisted she had to talk to her son, just to hear his voice, so it works both ways. ++++ On Sunday, my daughter…