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The World’s Largest Oil Hedge Is Complete; Cboe says bye bye to Bats brand Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Deep Dive With JLN: How Can The Financial Industry Draw In The Next Generation Of Talent? JohnLothianNews.com John Lothian News’ CEO Jim Kharouf sat down with Brian Mehta, chief marketing officer at Trading Technologies, and Doug Monieson, partner at Hyde Park Angels, to talk about what will attract the next generation of traders and professionals into this space. From college outreach programs like TT CampusConnect to a variety of new education, training, competitions and platforms that open the world to new traders with new ideas, both see the financial markets as having much to offer. “Getting companies…

Are Chicago trading firms losing out in consolidation?; Hackers target weakest links for insider trading gain John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff As part of the sponsorship of the MarketsWiki Education Recruiting event, some sponsors get a one-minute video produced to tell the story of their internship program. Here is the one from HC Technologies titled, “HC Technologies Talks About Shaping the Next Generation of Derivatives Traders.”~JJL Congrats to Adrienne and Stuart Muir, Alison Hood, Cathy Lyall, Wendy Deguara, Clive Furness, Clare Black, Katy Birch, Jo Sullivan, Rob Alexander, Jo Shannon and Julie Carruthers, who raised £9,748.75 for NICU at Evelina on September 30th. Ibuprofen and heat/ice help.~JK From MarketsWiki: The Indian Energy Exchange…

SEC nomination; Trouble for fastest traders; The death of stocks has been exaggerated John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff Our friends at Deutsche Boerse Group have produced a video posted to Youtube titled “Brexit explained in simple terms”~JJL Do you know BOAT Services? The Cinnober subsidiary just received FCA approval to publish your firm’s post-trade reports – it’s a MIFID II thing. BOAT Services has more than 350 customers.~JK Retired FIA President John Damgard is today’s featured speaker from this summer’s MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series in Chicago.~JJL The Realization Group and Software AG is hosting the second in a series of roundtable discussions on Digital Excellence in Banking and…

Hedge funds and the gender imbalance; Probe into ‘maker taker’; The next quant meltdown John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes NEX Group yesterday led a session of Trading Tech 300, the merit badge workshop program created to help young people connect with the financial industry in Chicago. They took a group of Scouts around the financial district in a Geocaching exercise. Thank you to Tom Scanlan and the NEX crew for their service.~JJL Michael Kraines of Trading Technologies is our video subject today from the Chicago sessions of MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity. Brian Quintenz has been sworn in as a commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.~JJL If you like funny infographics, check…

John Lothian Newsletter: Donohue Agrees to Stay on as OCC Executive Chairman for Three Additional Years; High Frequency Traders Elbow Their Way Into the Currency Markets; Wall Street’s Insatiable Lust: Data, Data, Data John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Education Bits & Pieces Doug Ashburn, JLN Tomorrow we release the last of our Chicago series, Tayloe Draughon of Neurensic on machine learning for the futures industry. Later this week we begin releasing the videos from New York, beginning with Nasdaq president and COO Adena Friedman. Friedman began her career as a Nasdaq intern; this fact set the tone for the day and inspired the group to stay engaged and find their places within the industry. If you have missed any of the Chicago presentations, scroll down to see our latest release, TD Ameritrade luminary JJ Kinahan, who…

John Lothian Newsletter: World Leaders Meet in Paris to Overcome Divisions on Climate Change; Deutsche Börse to encourage hidden trades; Wall Street Group Pushes Trading of China’s Yuan in U.S. John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read All Eyes on Paris, and…Singapore By JLN Staff All eyes are on Paris this week, site of the recent terrorist attacks, as the city hosts the COP21 climate change talks that only potentially hold the fate of the planet in their grip. Next week, the focus for the derivatives and trading worlds will shift to Asia, where the FIA will hold its FIA Asia conference. Our Editor-in-Chief Jim Kharouf will continue his 2015 globetrotting tour by heading to Singapore and to Hong Kong for the conference and some video production work. Jim just returned from Florida from the…

JLN Options: CBOE Holds its Own in 2012 – JLN Options Newsletter,Options

CBOE holds its own in 2012by Sarah Rudolph William Brodsky has chosen an auspicious time to step down from his role as the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s CEO and become executive chairman of the board. The CBOE has seen steady growth in trading volumes from 2000-2011; average daily volume was down seven percent in 2012, but that was after the exchange hit a record high in 2011, and the 2012 number was an increase over 2010. “We had a good year in what was a relatively bad year for the financial industry,” Brodsky told a group of reporters at a…