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World’s Biggest Metals Exchange Takes on the Gold Elite; Plan for New Trading Pit Triggers Feud in U.S. Options Market; Deutsche Boerse invests in bond trading platform Trumid John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Jim Kharouf Made a Strong Statement; FOW-JLN Event Showed His Impact on Program By John Lothian Jim Kharouf made a strong statement with his design, leadership and execution of the FOW-JLN Trading Chicago event on June 28th in collaboration with the FOW team and I hope the industry took notice. The event drew 210 people to talk about the key issues facing money managers, traders, exchanges, clearinghouses, brokers, vendors and the industry. What was special about the co-sponsored event was that the program used many of the items in our toolbox to deliver an interesting, educational, lively and…

White House Weighs Renominating Ex-House Aide to CFTC; Russell 2000 Index Futures and Options to Return to CME Group July 10; Big US banks defy calls they should be broken up John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Good Friday By John J. Lothian Many markets are closed today for the Good Friday holiday. This was not always the case. I spent many a Good Friday in my day working my trading desk for markets that were open. Yesterday I learned something about the word “Eucharist” when a customer of the Jewish faith wished me “Happy Thanksgiving.” Eucharist in Greek means Thanksgiving. My minister shared this definition during our church’s Maundy Thursday service. Many years ago, when I was on the board of deacons of the church I grew up in, we used to recreate the…

John Lothian Newsletter: Deutsche Börse receives full regulatory approval from Monetary Authority of Singapore for its clearing house; Trading Platform IEX to Apply for Exchange Status; World’s Wildest Stock Market Submits to Communist Party Rule John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Intern Series Tickets Selling Like Hot CakesDoug Ashburn – JLN The MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Summer Intern Series continues to set new records as we proceed through year three. Yesterday we were forced to close off registration for Session 3 of this year’s Chicago event series. The August 7th event, held at Trading Technologies‘ Tech Tap and featuring Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, as well as Phupinder Gill, CEO of Global Premier sponsor CME Group, has been filled to capacity. The first two days of Chicago 2015 will be held once again at IIT’s downtown campus auditorium, and…