First Read Hits & Takes Our video today from MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Chicago 2017 features NFA President and CEO Tom Sexton.~JJL There is a signup form on the Upcoming Events page of the MarketsWikiEducation.com site for college students to sign up for our MarketsWiki Education Recruiting event on the afternoon of October 16 at the CBOE.~JJL Spencer Doar, Mike Forrester and John Lothian will be in Washington, DC from September 12 to 15 for the Securities Traders Association annual regulatory conference.~JJL Today we have a blog from Jim Falvey about cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technology. See it below.~SR…
Tag Archives: Liquidnet
Intercontinental Exchange Announces Agreement to Acquire Global Research Index Platform from Bank of America Merrill Lynch; HKEX Announces Senior Appointments; This Blockchain Bubble Might Be a Good Thing John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
First Read Getting Animated About Trading Chicago JLN If you haven’t signed up for the FOW-JLN conference Trading Chicago on June 28th, it is a solid program worth checking out. Speakers this year include the Streetwise Professor Craig Pirrong, Leslie Sutphen and Gary DeWaal debating Dodd-Frank, Fidessa’s Steve Grob, Chris Hehmeyer and Joshua Yang talking about our markets in an age of populism with Carl Gilmore. Other notables include Jay Feuerstein of Budo Group, Richard Mackey of Rosenthal Global Securities and Tim Gits of Eurex and Chris Anderson of Itiviti talking about opportunities in the red hot interest rate markets….
John Lothian Newsletter: Liquidnet aims to boost Europe trading; Eurex receives permission to offer direct market access in S. Korea; Dollar Sibor May Be Dropped Amid Global Rate-Rigging Probe John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
Liquidnet targets a threefold increase in European business, and plans to bring in the new business from fund managers there. Eurex gets the green light to offer its full range of services to companies and people in South Korea. Singapore’s central bank considers discontinuing the Sibor interbank lending rate, which has been tainted by rate-rigging allegations.
John Lothian Newsletter: CME Europe to debut with 30 forex products; Bucking the trend, LME looks at expanding floor trading; Nasdaq’s U.K. Derivatives Platform Seeks 10% Market Share John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
As the evaluation process begins for CME Group’s new European exchange, the company reveals that it intends to open its doors with 30 forex products on its shelf for trading. While many exchanges look to reduce or eliminate person-to-person floor trading in favor of electronic processing, the London Metal Exchange is actually considering expanding its traditional transaction form. Nasdaq OMX Group, which is also looking to establish a new London-based trading platform, declares that they want to see at least a ten percent market share by the end of the first year of that platform’s operation.
John Lothian Newsletter: CBOE looks to set up London base; Citigroup to launch commodity trade finance business; Liquidnet launches Philippines dark pools John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
John Lothian Newsletter: Nasdaq to trade derivatives in London; Online Brokers Decry Cash Crunch in Clearing Firm Deal; Liquidnet Discloses SEC Probe John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
Nasdaq OMX announces a plan to open a derivatives trading facility in London. Online and discount brokers look at sharply increasing collateral requirements and wonder how they are supposed to stay in business. Liquidnet discloses that the SEC is investigating them for improperly talking about their customers as they sought to increase business. In First Read today, you’ll find analysis of the eurozone; senior-level promotions; and the world says farewell to a financial giant.
John Lothian Newsletter: Opposition to Japanese Bourses Tie-Up Mounts; NYSE sets ‘full service’ clearing house for London; MF Global Trustee Sees $1.6 Billion Customer Shortfall John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
Osaka Securities Exchange investors tell company management to demand more-bigger-better in the pending deal with TSE. NYSE-Euronext declares its interest in creating a full-on clearing service in London. The MF Global bankruptcy trustee, after using ALL the fingers, believes the shortfall is now around $1.6 billion, given anticipated difficulty in clawing money back out of Europe. Rumors suggest that LCH.Clearnet is nearing an announcement regarding a change of ownership. In the top box, JLN announces a new video service: John Lothian Productions; and JLN Metals and JLN FX newsletters and blogs find new editors in Nicole Rohr and Jon Matte,…