193 Exchange Invest Weekly Podcast May 13th, 2023
Senator Gazza?, ICE Masterclass once again , Record CBOE Profits for their 50th anniversary, And indeed, a similar Happy Birthday at the half century mark to the DTCC
Exchange Invest 2633: Bank Tape Anyone?
Only in the EU. In a case of the ‘have their cake and eat it’ ethos of bankers, a cabal proposes a consolidated tape to the EC which surely amounts to a fundamental conflict of interest risk?
Exchange Invest 2623: Beaxy Breaks Coinbase
Market makers separately charged as unregistered dealers.
Exchange Invest 2617: MEMX Options Round
SEC seeks to reduce its preponderance of paper as it crawls a little closer to the digital age while LME Nickel contracts are in dire need of modernisation according to a broad range of commodity companies as battery demand reshapes the market.
Exchange Invest 2614: B3 All In On Vermiculus
Lots happening today with the 10% Vermiculus stake sale to B3’s venture arm alongside EEX adding another modest asset to its expanding portfolio. Lots happening in China as LME get hit with a minor warrant issue in Nickel and much more...
Exchange Invest Weekend Edition 2613: Leaks From Labs to Pipelines
Crypto security issuers should file registration statements and make the required disclosures. These are the same rules that everyone else in the securities markets has played by for decades.
Exchange Invest 2611: Yadda Yadda
Clearly, FTX going bust was a real shock to Walt Inc as they had sponsored Expo but for those reading Exchange Invest, therein one can justify a subscription methinks.
Exchange Invest 2609: Gazza Preps The Battlefield
HSBC bought SVB UK for the typical nominal pound. In the US… nada. Well, there was the usual round of lawsuits - God bless America - of course… and the GOP blamed the Dems who blamed Trump as I mentioned yesterday.
Exchange Invest 2605: $7.2mln For Eris
How ironic, it took the crypto kiddies years to get a bank onside and then they all rushed for the exits when their very own crypto bank was threatened - distributed pragmatism or distributed cowardice?
Exchange Invest 2604: ICE Black Knight Alter Deal
SBF is guilt free as we know so therefore intermediation is a dirty word when it comes to liquidators (but curiously acceptable when it comes to crypto exchanges who charge percentage fees that would make CME / ICE et al blush-
Exchange Invest 2603: NYSE Posits Reform
At just what point does SBF actually lose his freedom as a result of not merely using VPNs and generally breaking bail terms but also looking like a slam dunk for a long spell after a verdict which will - heaven forfend - pronounce him guilty?
Exchange Invest 2602: $8.9 bln FTX Shortfall
So after the property exposés, the billion dollar loans, the PJs on demand, the Nassau executive car fleet, at least one incredible Daiquiri bill and of course a serious operation aimed at buying the US government…
Exchange Invest 2599: FTC Blocking ICE Black Knight
Coinbase campaign reminds me of the magnificent moment in “Yes Minister” when Cabinet Minister Jim Hacker is informed the PM may close his Ministry for Administrative Affairs.
Exchange Invest 2596: CHESS Costs Users ¼ Billion
The European Commission has banned all staff from using TikTok. Not sure that’s a big loss for the platform in terms of content generation?
Exchange Invest 2594: SBF Faces New Rap Sheet
Another day, another slate with 4 new charges against SBF. Plot thickens, noose tightens…