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Cboe approval shakes up stock market’s closing auction; Euronext Acquires InsiderLog; Goldman Is Worth Less Than Morgan Stanley for the First Time in a Decade John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes JLN Staff OCC total cleared volume topped 30.3 million contracts on January 16, the first time since January 2016. Total cleared futures volume at OCC was the fourth highest ever, at 1.1 million contracts.-via Twitter~SD Peter Lenardos, who served as a managing director at RBC Capital Markets for the past seven years, left the company last week. The well-known analyst, who covers exchanges and other publicly traded firms in the financial services area, will be pursuing other opportunities. His deputy, Elliott Broadbent, is believed to have left as well.~JK Cboe did have record volume Tuesday…

WILD Women Make Sound Investment Decisions Blog,Fintech,Investing & Trading,Mwiki

Women will have $22 trillion of investing wealth by 2020. Now that women actually have their own money, they – like men – need to know how to make it grow with savings and investments. Women are projected to have $22 trillion of the investing wealth by the year 2020 – they had better know what to do with it. Women in Listed Derivatives (WILD), which has become well known for its efforts in the advancement of women in the financial industry, brought together another room full of highly accomplished women on Tuesday for a panel on Women and Personal…

HKEx’s chief defends LME deal; Exchange CEO search; Susquehanna entering sports betting John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff Happy Halloween! Our second compilation video from FIA Expo is out and can be seen below. It is the companion piece to yesterday’s MiFID II video. ~SD DePaul is holding their fourth annual Cyber-Risk Conference on 11/28 at the Chicago Loop campus from 8:30 AM to 4 PM.~JJL Former CBOT and MidAm member Darren S. Bohm passed away. I knew him from my days of trading on the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange. He most recently was with Tradelink, according to his LinkedIn page.~JJL Want to hear something scary? Physical gold investors in Canada…

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….

CFTC Reproposes Position Limits, Adopts Aggregation Regulations; Some Thoughts by OCC on Risk Management; VIX Falls 14% But Futures Signal Market Turbulence in 2017 Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Challenging the Status Quo: Cinnober Aims To Break Into The Back Office Clearing Space Jim Kharouf – JLN There was a time when many thought there wasn’t really much of a market for full clearinghouse solutions with real time clearing and risk management. But in 2007 and 2008, Cinnober successfully pushed into the space and carved out a nice niche for itself, especially as the global financial crisis illustrated the intense need for such solutions. Now, the company is pushing into the established space of back office clearing for clearing member banks and brokers. That space is…

Yes, Precious: World Gold Council, LME and Banks to Launch New Gold, Silver Contracts Commentary

Doug Ashburn

Sometimes the best ideas are worth waiting 139 years for. On August 9, 2016, the World Gold Council and the London Metal Exchange, together with a consortium of banks, announced a planned launch of LMEprecious, a new platform for spot, daily and monthly futures, options and calendar spread contracts for gold and silver, with platinum and palladium planned for down the road. This will mark the second attempt at a gold futures contract at the 139-year-old LME. The previous one, London Gold Futures Market, launched in 1982 and never really caught on. It was shuttered three years later. In an early-morning interview…

The Battle Rages On: Industry In The Trenches For Talent Commentary

If you think the battle for talent is tough these days, look no further than the most recent report from Universum called “World’s Most Attractive Employers 2016.” This survey of 267,084 undergraduate students from the 12 largest economies at 359 universities who are in 165 different concentrations, showed that the top 5 most attractive companies were: Google, Walt Disney, Apple, Nike and EY (Ernst & Young).  That’s where the next generation of graduates and new young professionals want to go. And how about the business/financial sector? Ten out of 12 most attractive companies in financial services lost ground in the…

The Battle Rages On: Industry In The Trenches For Talent Commentary

If you think the battle for talent is tough these days, look no further than the most recent report from Universum called “World’s Most Attractive Employers 2016.” This survey of 267,084 undergraduate students from the 12 largest economies at 359 universities who are in 165 different concentrations, showed that the top 5 most attractive companies were: Google, Walt Disney, Apple, Nike and EY (Ernst & Young).  That’s where the next generation of graduates and new young professionals want to go. And how about the business/financial sector? Ten out of 12 most attractive companies in financial services lost ground in the…

John Lothian Newsletter: Swift CEO Expects More Hacking Surprises as Fix Is Years Away; Data Terminal anxiety as big banks cut costs; ICAP Lands Deal for Mainland China’s Yuan-Trading Platform John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Off to London and IDXBy John Lothian Doug Ashburn, Jim Kharouf and I and two interns are headed to IDX next week in London. We will be conducting video interviews from The Brewery and attending the conference there. Our schedules are filling quickly, but if you will be in London next week and would like to meet, please drop a line. My daughter Katherine and one of my Eagle Scouts, Tony Buscaglia, are the two interns. They are experienced travelers as both attended the World Scout Jamboree in Japan last summer. If you get a chance to say…