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Staying the (New) Course – Matt Chamberlain, LME Feature,Mwiki,Video,video

London Metal Exchange CEO Matt Chamberlain welcomed a baby into his household in the days before LME Week – one of the bourse’s busiest times of year – but that was far from the only thing keeping the exchange leader occupied in 2017. In this video from JLN’s annual series with industry leaders, Chamberlain talks about the LME’s efforts in 2017 to engage with market participants and investors regarding the most appropriate path forward (an unusual, almost philosophical chance to ponder best practices), the iterative process of adding new technological features, and initiatives planned for 2018, including the exchange’s plan…

CFTC Charges Monex With $290 Million Precious-Metals Fraud; Stanley Fischer has unexpectedly resigned John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff Rostin Behnam has been sworn in as a CFTC Commissioner.~JJL Julie Menacho Armstrong is the featured speaker today from our MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series in Chicago from July.~JJL Sept.13, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Chicago, CFX Markets is hosting – From Financial Advisor to Modern Day Hero – a thought-provoking panel discussion on alternative investing and technology’s evolving role in elevating the financial advisor-client relationship.~JK First, Harvey and energy — now, Irma and OJ. The Florida orange industry employs 45k people and contributes $8.6m to state coffers. Hopefully, the…

John Lothian Newsletter: Swiss Investigate Seven Banks Over Precious Metals Market Trading; EU watchdog unveils new rules for bloc’s securities markets; UnaVista and DTCC to provide MiFIR reporting service John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & Pieces By John J. Lothian If you are not watching our MarketsWiki Education Summer Intern Education series videos, you are missing a lot. Today we have Joe Niciforo, who with the help of Paul Tudor Jones, is looking for the next generation of portfolio managers. We will be continuing to release videos from this summer’s series. We have one more video from the New York event, Haim Bodek. The series will be bolstered by videos from our London events to be conducted in a couple of weeks. We still have some room for the London series,…

John Lothian Newsletter: Precious Metals Trading Is Probed by EU After U.S. Investigation; Credit derivatives clearing catches on; VIX Didn’t Update for 30 Minutes on Erratic Options Quotes John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & Pieces By John J. Lothian Just as this newsletter was about to go to press, I learned a longtime friend has died. Jim Hayes passed away last night surrounded by his family. I met Jim in the early 1980s. He was a neighbor and good friend of Thomas J. Cashman, who helped me get my start in this industry. Jim also helped get me my start and in a way had a hand in this newsletter. Jim was was the Hayes in Hayes & Griffith, a small investment banking firm focused on futures. It was Jim…

Five Minutes With Chris Gale, Latin Resources Limited Interview,Metals

Chris Gale is the CEO of Latin Resources Limited, an iron ore and gold exploration company based in Perth, Western Australia. Latin Resources uses mineral sands technology to process iron ore and other materials at its Guadalupito project in the northern desert of Peru. Gale talked to editor/producer Nicole V. Rohr about the company’s reasons for using offshore mining and mineral sands production and about its future plans in Latin America. Q: What is the history of Latin Resources Limited? A: We started the company back in March 2008 in Perth in Western Australia, and I’ve been investing in mining…

Five Minutes with Gargi Shah, metals analyst Interview,Metals

Gargi Shah is an independent analyst based in Mumbai, India, and was most recently a metals analyst with GFMS Ltd. (now Thomson Reuters GFMS), the London-based precious metals consultancy firm. She is a lawyer, and pursued a career in corporate law prior to entering the metals market as a commodities reporter for a national daily. JLN editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf spoke with her about India’s role in the gold market, the recent jewelers strike in India and China’s influence on the gold market.  Q: Gold is interesting because there are many factors that impact gold prices – inflation forecasts and the…

Jennifer Ropiak of NYSE Liffe US Discusses Gold’s Market Impact & Options on Metals Interview,Metals,Video

Jennifer Ropiak, senior vice president and head of precious metals futures and options business development at NYSE Liffe US, sat down with John Lothian News editor/producer Nicole V. Rohr to discuss gold‘s impact on the markets in the past year and the exchange’s recent listing of options on metals. Ropiak also commented on factors driving volumes and opportunities for arbitrage in 2012.

Interview with Anthony Neglia of Tower Trading Interview,Metals,Video

Anthony Neglia

Anthony Neglia is president of Tower Trading of New York City, an open outcry floor brokerage firm specializing in options on precious metals at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). His commentary regularly appears on CNBC and TheStreet.com. John Lothian News editor-at-large Doug Ashburn spoke with Neglia about volatility in the metals market, position limits, the role of speculators, and the future of the metals space.