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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…

Jim Kharouf Named New CEO of John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. Blog,Commentary,John Lothian Newsletter,MarketsWiki Education,MWEd,Mwiki,ReformWiki

Jim Kharouf

John Lothian Moves to Executive Chairman; Kharouf Gets Equity Stake In Firm James Kharouf has been named CEO of John J. Lothian & Company, Inc., replacing company founder John Lothian. Lothian moves to the role of executive chairman of the financial markets- focused media company. Kharouf, 50, has served as editor-in-chief of John Lothian News since 2007 and president of JLN since 2010. He will assume the role of CEO on January 9, 2017. A Milwaukee native, Kharouf is a graduate of Marquette University with a degree in journalism and has been a journalist and editor for more than 25…

John Lothian Newsletter: Chicago Stock Exchange Plans New Market, Open To Alliances; CBOE’s CEO Sees Compliance Review Continuing; ISDA warns against competing clearing houses John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

The Chicago Stock Exchange looks to open an electronic trading platform to increase business, and mentions its interest in strategic alliances. The CEO of CBOE says that as it continues to work with regulators, additional compliance-related reorganizations and changes are likely.  Lots of news from the ISDA conference (both in Lead and in the Regulatory News section); check the headlines inside for details.  Lots of exchange volume reports in the top and Exchange sections, and some of the news is quite good in places.  Also in the top box, JLN FX editor Jonathan Matte provides perspective on Iceland’s quest for…

John Lothian Newsletter: CME Group delays new ag settlement rules; Superfast traders feel heat as bourses act; Nasdaq OMX: U.S. Regulators Focused On Dark-Pool Trading John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

CME Group says that on second thought, they’ll delay new CBOT grain settlement rules until June. High frequency traders react cautiously as exchanges consider restrictions that could change the field of play for fast-and-furious participants. A Nasdaq OMX exec says that US regulators are looking for the dark pool light switch in an attempt to get a better view of the trading that takes place there. In a packed top box, JLN editor/contributor Jon Matte thinks it would be neat if people analyzed problems instead of yelling dramatically about them; two new JLN sponsors are revealed; and MarketsWiki.tv provides an…