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John Lothian Newsletter: NYSE Owner ICE, CME Group Mulling Bids for LSE; U.S. Mortgage-Bond Proposal to Melt 8-Year Freeze Advances; IEX Adjusts Exchange Application to Circumvent Key Objection John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Getting My Start Don Wilson, CEO, DRW Holdings, this week’s guest editor I came to my career choice the way many students do—trying a few things until something sticks. When I started college at the University of Chicago, I was interested in science and math, but wasn’t really sure what to pursue. Eventually I decided that what actually interested me was using math to solve problems and, after some exposure to economics and finance, I realized that applying math to markets in a trading environment would be ideal. Getting instantaneous feedback about the decisions you make and being…

25 Years – NIBA’s Schramm and Burke Talk History, Growth and Looking Ahead Interview,Regulation,Video

With the NFA’s creation of Introducing Brokers in 1984, it soon became clear that there was a need for an association for IBs. This newly created group needed a voice and found it with the National Introducing Brokers Association, now celebrating its 25th Anniversary. “The mission is still of education and very much providing a forum for a voice and a way to get our opinions out,” says Melinda Schramm, the NIBA’s founder and chairman. “But the IB community has changed considerably over the years.” While IBs are still all around the country, they’re really value added brokers in today’s…