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Young CEO Reshapes 140-Year-Old Metals Exchange; ICE Completes Trayport Deal w/ TMX; America’s Inequality Is Sending the Dow Soaring John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes JLN Staff Georgetown McDonough School of Business offers a new fintech class. John Jacobs, executive director of the school’s Center for Financial Markets and Policy, will teach the course along with Perianne Boring, founder and president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce.~JJL The 2018 World Inequality Report is out. Spoiler alert – income inequality is increasing in “nearly all world regions in recent decades, but at different speeds.” Lots of graphics to parse through. The charts comparing Western Europe’s top 1% vs the U.S.’s top 1% on page 8 are pretty stunning.~SD CME Group has…

Deutsche Boerse CEO to step down amid insider trading probe; ICE to sell commodities trading platform Trayport for £550m John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff ALTSO had more than 1400 people last night, and raised over $620,000 at its annual Rocktoberfest in NY. The Chicago event raised almost $145,000 with about 500 attendees. Way to go ALTSO! ~JK Bright Pink sat down with Kristin Wood, senior director, internal communications and community relations at CME Group, to learn more about this best-in-class corporate partnership. CME Group is on track to make a gift of $160,000 to Bright Pink in 2017 through the annual Pink for a Purpose campaign. ~JJL To anybody who avidly follows the John Lothian Twitter…

SEC to give MiFID reprieve; Big exchanges ask SEC to hold off on fee cap plan; Capital rules and clearing risks John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff FIA EXPO is opening in Chicago today after some opening parties last night. We look forward to a great week of conducting interviews in the Cinnober booth on the EXPO exhibit hall, attending the sessions and seeing too many readers and industry friends to be counted. Feel free to stop us and say hello if you see any of the JLN team.~JJL One year ago the Dow sat at 18,086. Yesterday, the index touched the 23,000 mark for the first time. Give it another 13,000 points and Kevin Hassett and James Glassman…

New Reforms Could Make Banks More Vulnerable; Intercontinental Exchange Announces Agreement to Acquire TMX Atrium from TMX Group; Nex Group: a dude elides John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & Pieces By John J. Lothian We have added Johan Toll of Nasdaq to our March 1 Stockholm MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity event. He will speak about blockchain. Unfortunately, Patrick Thornton-Smith of Duco had a conflict come up and will not be able to present. We hope to get PTS in the fall in London. John Damgard has agreed to speak at our July 21 event in Chicago. We are beginning work on lining up speakers for this summer’s series. Chicago is scheduled for July 17, 19 and 21. New York is set for July 11…

Biggest Indian Exchange’s CEO Resigns Just Months Before IPO; DRW Judge Is Told by CFTC That Firm ‘Banged the Close’ Daily; Deutsche Boerse offers gamers place to trade virtual goods John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & Pieces By John J. Lothian The shocking news of NSE CEO Chitra Ramkrishna stepping down right before the long anticipated IPO has implications for the World Federation of Exchanges, where she had just been named chairperson. This type of thing is not unprecedented in the industry organization world. It has happened a couple of times I can think of to the FIA The @JohnLothian twitter handle was knocked from the top spot of Streeteye.com’s Twitter Leaderboard yesterday by @Memorandum. The new leader says it is “the latest political news and opinion from left to right and…

John Lothian Newsletter: Libor Oversight Chief Was Forced Out; Nasdaq NFX passes key trading milestone; FCM client clearing numbers in steep decline John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read WSJ overhauls Money & Investing team Talking Biz News There are a lot of changes underway at the Money & Investing team and I wanted to share them with you. The moves are intended to make our coverage more analytical, impactful, and timely, while giving our staff opportunity to adapt and grow. bit.ly/1NtgfxS ***** Aaron Lucchetti, Telis Demos and Serena Ng are among the reporters given new roles. Lucchetti, a favorite of mine, will become the lead financial technology editor. It tells you the tectonic shifts going on in the financial sector as FinTech becomes the game. I…

John Lothian Newsletter: Market operators hinder CFTC as it seeks to monitor swaps; TMX to expand into trading of private market securities; SEC Set to Alter Stance on Money Funds John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Exchange CEO Series – World View: Nasdaq OMX’s Bob Greifeld looks at regulation, tech resiliency and partners JohnLothianNews.com Nasdaq OMX, like every exchange, is trying to navigate the new regulatory landscape. But Bob Greifeld, CEO of Nasdaq OMX, said there are more opportunities to be had, beyond the new rules. John Lothian News sat down at the 2014 FIA Boca Conference with six exchange CEOs to talk about their views on four main topics: competition, regulation, growth and technology. Here’s what Greifeld, CEO of Nasdaq OMX, had to say about each. Greifeld, like other exchange CEOs, believes that…

John Lothian Newsletter: New Canadian stock exchange seeks to challenge dominant TMX; CME among the winners of stock market turbulence; Trading Technologies rolls out Europe services John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

Royal Bank of Canada and some fund manager friends plan a new stock exchange to challenge Toronto’s TMX by offering a non-HFT environment. Recent news and economic shocks have created tough volatility for many investors, but CME Group is coming out ahead this time. Trading Technologies unveils two big deals in Europe, expanding the company’s footprint.