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Trading Fortunes Depend on a Mysterious Antenna in an Empty Field; Goldman Sachs’s Waning Dark Pool Revamped to Woo More Trades; An Algorithm, an ETF and an Academic Study Walk Into a Bar John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read All Together Now: Exchange Leaders Call For Cooperative Approach To Changing Market Structure Jim Kharouf – JLN U.S. equity options leaders said today’s market structure needs fixing and vowed to work together to address it at the Options Industry Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Among some of the structural problems are a perceived lack of liquidity, a rigid regulatory structure that has supported the fragmentation of markets, and a concentration of volume on a relatively small number of listings. Kevin Kennedy, who serves as senior vice president, head of U.S. options at Nasdaq, called for the exchanges and participants…

Why Commodity-Index Investing May Be Futile; A Foreign Threat to U.S. Treasuries That Dwarfs Fed’s Debt Hoard; Barclays’s Staley Probed for Trying to Unmask Whistle-Blower John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read How Middle-Class America Got Fleeced By Noah Smith – Bloomberg If you’re a middle-class American baby boomer or Gen Xer, you might have spent much of the past decade wondering what went wrong. If you’re a boomer, there’s a good chance you’re still working well after you thought you’d retire: /goo.gl/eTcOl5 **** Thought provoking commentary that is enough to undermine one’s confidence. ++++ How to Beat the FX Market? Just Get on Twitter, Academics Say by Liam Vaughan – Bloomberg New paper analyzes predictive powers of social media site; Mirroring users with 500-plus followers offers big returns Traders…