|Issue 902, marking the four cylinder Porsche sports coupe which proved relatively short lived even as the 912 being renamed after the Peugeot zero hissy fit…
Overall things are starting to feel festive as the slowdown in news gets under way but we have a few useful snippets worthy of a scroll today:
In Today’s Exchange Invest
Euronext are in exclusive talks to acquire Clearnet – not a shock to any reader here, even if it must disappoint CME after their bid endeavours. Vinnie Viola gets a government post. And there’s more, happy scrolling.
And there’s (much) more, enjoy the scroll:
We’re done for 2016 – and what an amazing year it was! I am already taking bookings for 2017, looks like a bumper year ahead.
From Order-Order: “In the room where Marie Antoinette was sentenced to death by guillotine, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been convicted of negligence over a fraudulent €403 million payout to businessman Bernard Tapie in 2008, when she was France’s finance minister. Typical of the French justice system that she will face no punishment.
Almost as criminal as the IMF’s forecasts…”
Euronext In Exclusive Talks To Potentially Acquire LCH.Clearnet SA
PLY: As regular readers will know, this is utterly unsurprising.
Wall Street Billionaire Vincent Viola Chosen As US Army Secretary
PLY: Huge plaudits to former NYMEX Chairman Viola on his accession.
Elsewhere in the parish, might we see a push for sales of fellow parishioner Ken Marlin’s “The Army Way To Win” amongst those eager to read secrets how to replicate the success of VV?
Deutsche Bank To Pay To End ‘Dark Pool’ Probe
Deutsche Bank AG will pay $37 million to end government investigations into how it routed trades to “dark pool” private trading venues…
PLY: Now read this, a brilliant post from a brilliant mind speaking in a personal capacity: On subjectivity and discretion in quantitative models from LinkedIN.