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Jamie Dimon Slams Bitcoin as a ‘Fraud’; Barchart Launches High-Performance Cryptocurrency Feed John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff To assist the Tampa community during this time of need, DTCC is donating $5,000 to the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, which has established The Tampa Bay Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund in partnership with several local organizations, and an additional $5,000 to the American Red Cross. They also continue to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, which now stands at nearly $40,000 thanks to the generosity of their employees, DTCC’s corporate donation of $5,000 and their company match scheme. ~JJL If any NFA Members located in Houston, Florida or…

Nasdaq Sues Rival Exchange, Alleging Stolen Tech Secrets; New Worry in ‘Repo’ John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read The Patent World By Jim Kharouf We’re back in court today. Nasdaq has filed suit against Miami International, the parent company of MIAX, the youngest of the US options exchange groups. On Friday, Nasdaq announced it had filed suit for patent infringement and stealing Nasdaq secret information by MIAX, which has hired a number of former Nasdaq and International Securities Exchange professionals. In Friday’s top story from Bloomberg, the Nasdaq suit claims that “MIAX instead relied on or piggybacked off of the Nasdaq trade secrets and other technical know-how acquired by former Nasdaq employees during their tenure at…

IPXI Closes – March 2015 Blog,Financials

Even smart, innovative ideas for new markets sometimes don’t make it. Intellectual Property Exchange International (IPXI) announced last week to its employees and investors that it was shutting down the exchange aimed at bringing market-based solutions to the IP sector, John Lothian News has learned. In a company memo to staff and shareholders, Gerard Pannekoek, president and CEO of IPXI, wrote that it appeared that the “time was just not right, and the obstacles – including potential licensees who challenged us to litigate instead of work with them – simply too insurmountable. IPXI’s business model offered fairness and transparency and relied…

John Lothian Newsletter: Bunge says China lenders distorting soyabean trade; U.S. Treasurys Carry Weight of the World; Lost Comment Letter Triggers (Another) SEC Dissent John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read FINRA Board Approves $50 Million Contribution to the FINRA Foundation FINRA Contribution to Provide Ongoing Support for Research and Education Aimed at Improving the Financial Capability of Individuals and Families Nationwide The Board of Governors of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) approved a $50,000,000 contribution to the FINRA Investor Education Foundation to provide continuing support for the Foundation’s innovative research and education efforts. jlne.ws/1KQOBHq ***** What would you do to promote financial literacy with $50 million? ++++ Harvey Goldschmid, Ex-SEC Commissioner, Scholar, Dies at 74 by Robert Schmidt, Bloomberg Harvey Goldschmid, a former U.S. Securities and Exchange…

JLN Financials: JPMorgan at Odds With IMF in Touting Emerging-Market Debt; Can’t Find Enough 30-Year Treasuries to Buy? Here’s Why; High-speed traders find bumps in road as they drive into FX Financials,Newsletter

First Impressions Speedy Delivery: Keith Ross on HFT, Reg NMS and Dark Pools JohnLothianNews.com Today’s financial markets can be summed up in three words – global, fast, and complex. But as the market structure evolves, so must the regulatory structure that oversees it. John Lothian News has spoken with several industry experts to create this series on the evolution of financial market structure. In Part 3, Keith Ross, CEO of PDQ ATS offers his thoughts on HFT, Regulation NMS, maker-taker arrangements, and dark pools, and voices his concerns that regulatory oversight may give way to legislative overreach. Watch the video…

John Lothian Newsletter: CME Said Planning Europe Exchange to Compete With Eurex, Liffe; Deutsche Bank investigated in U.S. over Iran; Canada’s ATS Battle Heats Up With New Entrant John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

CME Group files for permission to create a new exchange in Europe.  Deutsche Bank becomes the latest bank investigated over US-illegal, Iran-related transactions.  Chi-X Canada plans to introduce a new alternative trading system, bringing the total in that country to five.