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Bastion of Financial Stability Is Now Home to Marijuana Startups and Bitcoin Miners; Watch Out VIX: Nasdaq Amps Up Volatility Game John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes JLN Staff Spencer Doar is getting better and better with his “The Spread” weekly video riff on options trading news. This week is his BEST yet. ~JJL According to the CDC’s report on mortality in the United States, male life expectancy decreased from 76.3 years to 76.1 years in 2016 compared to 2015. Meanwhile, female life expectancy remained the same at 81.1 years. ~SD Seismic Foundry, a fintech fund run by Bill Templer, Cathryn Lyall, David Feltes, Jeff Gale and Brendan Bradley, made its first investment in fintech start-up Kite Edge. ~JJL Yesterday’s JLN Options…

Seismic Change: Developing Fintech in the Early Stages Feature,Video,video

Fintech, in all its varying forms, is hot. Whether in pre-trade risk assessment, collateral management, best execution or clearing, companies are stepping in to solve problems created by the evolution of markets as spurred by regulation. But this creates an issue — how do companies with tangible problems link up with small firms working on the solutions? The growing size of the space and enthusiasm surrounding it further muddies the waters. Enter Seismic Foundry. Derivatives veterans Dave Feltes, Bill Templer, Cathy Lyall, Brendan Bradley and Jeff Gale are behind the endeavor which aims to provide guidance and investment access to…