214 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast October 7th, 2023
This week in the parish of bourses and market structure:
FTC Vs Amazon,
Another MCX TCS Delay,
Craig Pirrong: The Streetwise Professor Speaks
Dr. Craig Pirrong is best known in markets by his moniker “The Streetwise Professor” digesting financial and particularly commodity futures data into fascinating insights.
Exchange Invest 2585: Options At Tadawul
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong is unhappy about the staking ban but I am not sure he appreciates just how far the world has moved on - although it is interesting to see a Monday evening reception being added at FIA Boca by his charge Coinbase -
Exchange Invest 2584: Black Knight Spin Off?
ICE Chief Executive Jeffrey Sprecher reiterated in the company’s quarterly conference call Feb. 2 that he expects the acquisition to close in the first half of this year, but he said he couldn’t comment further as it works with the FTC.
Exchange Invest Weekend Edition 2583: Crypto Credo & More
All the latest developments in the crypto winter can be found in Bitcarnage, our unique section daily Monday - Friday in the Exchange Invest subscriber newsletter.
180 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast February 11th, 2023
Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) made hay in KSA, that was a good start to the Hong Kong Middle Eastern trip for Hong Kong’s CEO John Lee.
Exchange Invest 2582: Binance Pushing For SRO?
Binance fronting an SRO at first glance struck me as akin to say, Cosa Nostra coordinating a small business convention?
Exchange Invest 2581: Euroclear’s Record Year
SBF did however have a setback with no relaxation of his bail contract provisions: U.S. Judge Rejects Bail Proposal For FTX Founder Bankman-Fried (Reuters)
Exchange Invest 2580: Bank Noose Binance
I don’t suddenly feel Binance is the perfect, transparent venue of goodness and light which will be able to keep P2P transfers functioning securely...
Exchange Invest 2579: HKEX Make Hay In KSA
One of the more fabulously ludicrous moves by some of the political classes was to ‘regift’ SBF’s astounding political influence purchase - sorry that ought to read campaign contributions - which if nothing else demonstrated a phenomenal cluelessness amongst said elected reps.
Exchange Invest 2578: Ion Ransom Paid
Eagle eyed readers may recall Binance allegedly bought WazirX but in the end, it appears they definitely didn’t… As always, transparency aforethought from..oh never mind.
Exchange Invest Weekend Edition 2577: From AI to Stealth Tax
Yet, few have questioned CEO Changpeng Zhao.” Okay that data is a few weeks old but it does raise the intriguing question of just why anybody trusts CZ and Co.
Exchange Invest 2576: CFTC Delays COT
FTX being rejuvenated in Romanian ownership would either help crypto’s renaissance or firmly cement its shady reputation, depending on your reputation.
Exchange Invest 2575: Ion Hacked
Presumably, chi chi cocktail parties for political big hitters is just so last year in the land of SBF, his parents and brother. Wonder will their NGO empire survive?