Exchange Invest Weekend: 12th Feb.
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On this day in 2013, the Tokyo Grain Exchange (TGE) was acquired by TOCOM. It’s a Japanese derivatives exchange that offered futures and options on soybeans, soybean meal, azuki beans, corn, coffee, raw silk, and refined and raw sugar.
From Exchange Invest 2271: 9th, February 2022: Wednesday
The priest bestowed his blessings: “And now, by the power vested in me by Ethereum, it is my honor and delight to declare you married.”
Readers may muse that registration on a blockchain is immutable in final settlement terms, a concept many married couples seem to find increasingly difficult to realise long-term…
NEXT WEEK TUESDAY
Season 10: Episode 1 — IPO-VID Livestream 055
IPO-VID Guest: Henrik Hasselknippe
Co-hosted by: Steve Zwick
Tuesday, February 15th: 1800 UK, 1900 CET, 1300 EST
“Holistic Renewable Energy & Carbon”
Henrik Hasselknippe is Head of XMarkets, the Xpansiv portfolio of open, transparent exchanges that enable the seamless transaction of renewable energy, carbon, water, and Digital Fuels. Henrik is responsible for the Xpansiv exchange operations, which include CBL, the largest voluntary carbon market; Australian water exchange H20X; the Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE); and OTX, which provides market access for CSO tickets and renewable fuels.
A former Executive Director for CME Group, leading the company’s Corporate Development division in EMEA, he also served as MD for GreenX, an environmental markets exchange that was owned by a consortium of leading global investment banks, brokers, and trading companies.
Season 9: Episode 6 — IPO-VID Livestream 054
IPOVID Guest: Erja Retzén
Tuesday, February 8th: 1800 UK, 1900 CET, 1300 EST
“From First North To Infinity & Beyond!”
Erja Retzén is Senior Managing Director at Nasdaq, Global Listing Services. She works closely with existing and future issuers listed on Nasdaq Nordic and with start and scale-up communities, with a specific sectoral speciality in mining & exploration, gaming and cleantech.
Erja joined Nasdaq in 2005 and previously held a number of managerial roles within marketing communications, business excellence and project management.
Erja holds an M.Sc. (Eng.) in industrial engineering and management and has also graduated from Oulu Mining School’s GeoPros PD program.
Watch the Stream on:
IPO-VID LIVESTREAM PODCAST
Episode 34: “Thoughts From The Heart of Wall Street”
IPO-VID Episode 34: I was joined by an established NYSE floor member for over 35 years & Managing Partner of Kace Capital Advisors, Kenny Polcari discussing “Thoughts From The Heart of Wall Street” -enjoy!
Available via all the usual podcast sources:
EI WEEKLY PODCAST 131
ICE Aces FY 2021, NSE 5X Profit Growth and CBOE up 90% as the mega results for Q4 2021 continue to roll in.
Victory Or Death
20 years on from the first fintech bestseller “Capital Market Revolution!”… “Victory Or Death” is a must-read book for anyone interested in the intersection of Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and FinTech as part of the whole future of finance.
Podcasts This Week
PLY: PLY on RT TV discussing Russia’s coherent approach to regulating cryptocurrency.
Inside The ICE House
Also from Bigworld, Monday, February 7: EI 2269
We lived behind the Iron Curtain like zombies. Covering our eyes and ears, reciting meaningless slogans in unison that none of us believed. That’s why I had to take a chance and leave when I could. It’s also why freedom of expression is not just another “freedom,” to be listed alongside others. The ability to speak one’s conscience and to debate ideas openly is the cornerstone of all freedom.
PLY: I am not sure which is more poignant, that Thomas Peterffy reminds us of the squalor of socialism or that indeed his argument has to be made at all in what ought to be surely enlightened times?
As always, a review of interesting reading to provoke thoughts and consideration…
PLY: Fresh from 1952 when her Britannic Majesty took her part of the deal and ran with it — “Long to reign over us” as the British national anthem notes, has been effected to record-breaking levels by the magnificent Queen Elizabeth II.
Pune-based Rachana Ranade always wanted to be a teacher.
PLY: This rapper was arrested this week for her role in the laundering of $4.5 billion of stolen Bitcoin. You really can’t make this stuff up.
Catch up Monday for Exchange Invest 2275…
the future continues in the water cooler for the bourse business…