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Treasury Report Calls for Sweeping Changes to Financial Rules Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Thaler, Famed for ‘Nudge’ Theory, Wins Nobel Economics Prize Jonas O Bergman – Bloomberg University of Chicago’s Richard H. Thaler, one of the founders of behavioral economics and finance, was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for shedding light on how human weaknesses such as a lack of rationality and self-control can ultimately affect markets. jlne.ws/2y7Wdre Lead Stories Treasury Report Calls for Sweeping Changes to Financial Rules Tiffany Hsu – NY Times The Trump administration is again taking aim at the Dodd-Frank Act, releasing a Treasury Department report on Friday that recommended a vast reworking of…

Deutsche Boerse Plans Revenue-Share Deal to Lure Brexit Clearing John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes EEX staff rode 2,505 km on their bikes at the https://goo.gl/JLiSj6 competition in Leipzig, saving 356 kg in CO2.~JK ICE has a message for you if you are a user of AOL Instant Messenger, which is be decommissioned on December 15.~JJL Kevin Gaskell writing on the London School of Economics and Political Science LSE Business Review has a good piece on leadership, “Leadership: The measurable impact of inspiring a sense of purpose.”~JJL It took almost seven years, but the job growth streak came to an end Friday (though it’s attributable to hurricanes).~SD FIA now provides…

Exchange data made up a third of revenues in 2016; NEX revenues grow despite tough market conditions; China’s $800 Billion Sovereign Wealth Fund Seeks More U.S. Access John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read MarketsWiki Education Kicks Off In The Big Apple MarketsWiki Education events provide interns interested in capital markets with a rare opportunity to hear from established professionals in the industry. In yesterday’s two sessions hosted at Nasdaq’s Marketsite in Times Square, 70 hungry youngsters were treated to 12 TED-style talks covering everything from the importance of options market data to proper professional branding. Here are just some bits from the event: -Vela Technologies’ Brian Cassin explained the trials of merging two culturally different companies — SR Labs and Wombat — and how it opened up space for some of…

Deutsche Bank Thinks Draghi’s Gone Over to the ‘Dark Side’; Why Treasury’s plan for government debt transparency falls short; Ripple’s Chris Larsen Steps Down as CEO, Will Remain as Chairman John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read 5th Annual WILD Symposium Focuses on Shattering Stereotypes and Glass Ceilings by Jessica Darmoni – The Title Connections Women In Listed Derivatives (WILD), a group dedicated to helping women advance in the listed and over-the-counter derivatives space, held their 5th Annual WILD Symposium this week at the UBS Building in Chicago. Sponsored by the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC), Integritas Financial Consulting and the Burling Bank, this year’s conference focused on diversity in the Boardroom, how women can get a seat at the table and how the highest glass ceiling, the one of Oval Office, might be broken next…

JLN Options: Options Can Reduce Risk (No Matter What Larry Fink Suggests): Najarian Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Options Can Reduce Risk (No Matter What Larry Fink Suggests): NajarianJeff Macke, Yahoo FinanceOn Wednesday morning BlackRock (BLK) chairman and CEO Larry Fink took an indirect swipe at the options industry…Perhaps not surprisingly Jon Najarian, co-founder of OptionMonster, takes vigorous offense to the sweeping generalization and suggests Fink check his homework.http://jlne.ws/10ERV5m** Both gentlemen offer a valid point of view. Yes; when used properly, options are a prudent risk management tool, income generator and insurance vehicle. But in the hands of a non-sophisticated investor, options trading can be a dangerous (and expensive) endeavor. Some of the charlatans hawking premium-selling…

JLN Options: Last-Second Options Bet on Saks Raises Questions Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Last-Second Options Bet on Saks Raises Questions Kaitlyn Kiernan, The Wall Street JournalOptions traders are raising questions about the timing of a set of last-minute trades in Saks Inc. Tuesday that stand to bring in huge profits following news the company may be exploring a sale. http://jlne.ws/184Wha7 IntercontinentalExchange CEO says lack of cross-border derivatives coordination ‘damaging’Megan Hickey, Medill News Service (via MarketWatch)The failure to harmonize the cross-border application of derivative rules “will be damaging,” according to IntercontinentalExchange Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Sprecher, who testified Tuesday on Capitol Hill at a hearing on the future of the Commodity Futures Trading…

JLN Options: Wall Street silent as GOP eyes derivatives Newsletter,Options

New Restoring Customer Confidence VideoThe ninth video in our Restoring Customer Confidence series deals with securing segregated funds. Each week we will post a new idea answering the question – how do you restore customer confidence and bring traders back? Restoring Customer Confidence More ideas» Customer Segregation: Keep It SeparateMarketsWiki.tv There has been much talk about protecting customer funds but keeping them in segregated accounts outside of the brokerage house. John Omahen, vice president of post trade derivatives solutions at SunGard, talks about the value in moving customer funds to a clearing house. Such segregation could help not only protect…