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September 1

Michelle Neal

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Michelle Neal was just appointed president of BNY Mellon Markets Group, effective November 30.  She succeeds Kurt Woetzel, who recently retired. Neal was previously global head of listed derivatives, markets clearing and fixed income market structure with Deutsche Bank. View page

August 31

Crude oil

Crude oil prices soared on Monday morning after hitting six year lows in recent months. West Texas Intermediate crude rose above $48.40 a barrel for the first time in a month. The rally came after a two-day surge at the end of last week in which the price of WTI jumped almost 20%, the biggest three-day rally in crude since January 2009. View page

August 28

Futures Industry Association

On Thursday, the boards of FIA, FIA Europe and FIA Asia announced that they had agreed to formally merge the three associations in the first quarter of 2016. View page

August 27

Barclays Bank plc

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit against Barclays that was inspired by the book “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt” by Michael Lewis. The suit alleged that Barclays and the U.S. stock exchanges defrauded investors in its dark pool and gave high-frequency traders an unfair advantage. In his opinion, the judge said the plaintiffs had failed to show their complaints were “legally sufficient.” View page

August 26

William C. Dudley

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley said today that the prospect of a U.S. central-bank rate rise in September now looks “less compelling” because of the current market volatility and troubling economic news from China.   View page

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