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Mnuchin, Dalio Raise the Stakes for Treasuries Before ECB Meets; U.S. Stock Moves Mispriced Around Results on Taxes, JPM Says; Weakness in the Dollar Could Spell Trouble for Stocks Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Mnuchin, Dalio Raise the Stakes for Treasuries Before ECB Meets Brian Chappatta – Bloomberg A few hours in Davos just complicated things for bond traders betting central-bank policy shifts will drive Treasury yields higher. First, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin endorsed a weaker dollar on Wednesday, driving the euro to the strongest level versus the greenback since 2014. Then, hedge-fund manager Ray Dalio raised the specter of the most punishing bond bear market since the early 1980s, helping push U.S. yields back near three-year highs set this month. jlne.ws/2Ge0k8A U.S. Stock Moves Mispriced Around Results on Taxes, JPM Says…

How Fair Is Stock Trading? The SEC May Decide; U.S. Gets Easier Path to Insider-Trading Convictions John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes Can you get transcendent for charity? – ohmmmmm, yes. Check out the SweatForALTSO X ASCEND event Sept. 6th in Chicago. It’s a yoga/meditation event and part of the series of active events A Leg To Stand On usually hosts in New York. This is ALTSO’s first such Chicago event! ~JK Hoosier humor. The increasingly funny Walt Lukken had the tweet of the day yesterday when he posted “Life’s constants: Death, taxes and Lothian’s plugging of Pat Kenny. Great advice for interns” along with links to the Pat Kenny MarketsWiki Education video.~JJL US Bank branch manager…

EU Said to Warn Deutsche Boerse-LSE Merger May Crush Rivals; Citigroup Punished for Treasury Market Spoofing by Five Traders; IPSX selects Cinnober to help launch new real estate exchange John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read The Case That Changed the Industry Jim Kharouf, JLN Back in 2005, I began covering a major development in the financial industry – patents. More specifically, I began covering the patent infringement cases by Trading Technologies against a number of firms including CQG. That case, which lasted almost 12 years with appeals, is now essentially settled by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which affirmed the validity of TT’s patents, and essentially backed a lower court’s finding that CQG infringed on TT’s patents. The settlement awarded in the lower court was for $16 million. TT’s…