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John Lothian News Announces Promotions Blog,Feature,Mwiki

Sarah Rudolph

John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. is pleased to announce the following promotions in its John Lothian News division: Sarah Rudolph has been promoted to Head of Editorial Operations in addition to her role as John Lothian News Managing Editor. Spencer Doar has been promoted to Editor from Associate Editor. Jeff Bergstrom, CIO of John J. Lothian & Company, Inc., has added Editor of CryptoMarkets to his list of responsibilities.   Mike Forrester has been promoted to Producer from Video Editor. Former CEO and Editor in Chief Jim Kharouf, now a freelancer to JLN, has been named JLN Contributing Global…

A Grateful Scouter with a Big Silvery Beaver-Like Smile Blog,Giving News

I was informed late last night that I am to be recognized for my contributions to Scouting with a Silver Beaver Award on behalf of Pathway to Adventure Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The Silver Beaver Award recognizes “registered Scouters of exceptional character who have provided distinguished service within a council.” I am honored to be recognized for my work on behalf of the Scouts, but this award is as much about you, the readers of this newsletter, and my creative and persistent use of the goodwill that you have showered on me for my work here. I…

MarketsWiki Hits 100 Million Page View Mark Blog,Commentary

MarketsWiki crossed the 100 million page view mark yesterday. 100,000,000! Talk about big data! MarketsWiki is what transformed John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. into a real company with employees, culture and ambition. Before it launched, JJLCO was just me and a deal with Jim Kharouf on the Environmental Markets Newsletter. From the idea I shared at the FIA Boca Conference in 2007 sprung the platform that would allow JJLCO to utilize the goodwill it had built up and turn that into cash to build MarketsWiki, which now has more than 22,000 pages. Jon Matte was the first hire and…

Why the Internet is Going on Strike Commentary,Tech / HFT

Jeff Bergstrom

As a media company dedicated to the financial sector, John J. Lothian & Company would not ordinarily comment on proposed legislation unrelated to the financial industry.  However, as a media company and one that is a particular fan of the First Amendment, we feel this issue is of import not only to us but to all our readers, as the potential effects of this proposed legislation will easily reach into all our lives and businesses. On January 18, a number of websites including Wikipedia, Reddit and BoingBoing will be going “dark” in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)…