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Erik Hoel
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Will The Bitcoin Bubble Pop Or Will It Envelop Us All?

Guest contributor Erik Hoel asks the question whether the worst is over for bitcoin holders, or still yet to come, what is yet to come? And why.

Traders Poll

In your opinion, what is the biggest hurdle facing the blockchain?

Cost of implementation

17%

Too many systems available

23%

Not applicable to my business

3%

Uncomfortable with the technology

33%

Nobody else is using it

23%

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FCA Analyses Clearing Thresholds

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– In this guest article, the author discusses the ways artificial intelligence can aid in e commerce and business.

CEO CHAT: AIR's Stephenson Discusses Initiatives, Buy Side Tech and Market Structure

– Traders Magazine editor John D’Antona Jr. recently caught up with Bill to talk about his new initiative, buy side technology trends, recent market structure developments, and more.

Rise of the Real-Time, Cloud-Based Risk Engines

– For the first time, hedge funds, brokers and clearing firms, regardless of size, can have the same performance and sophistication of larger rivals, but at a lower price point with RaaS (Risk-as-a-Service).

List Trading Goes Live on MTS BondsPro All-to-All Order Book

– MTS BondsPro connects a community of more than 600 broker dealers and buy-side clients within its anonymous all-to-all order book for corporate and emerging market bond trading.

LevelTradingField Announces Crypto Asset Derivative Exchange

– The exchange will only list the digital assets it creates.

Israel’s Central Bank Wants Increased Regulation on Algorithmic Trading

– There will be no “Algos Gone Wild” in Israel’s stock markets if its regulator gets its way.

Clearing the Path to Greater Capital Efficiencies for Clearing Firms in U. S. Exchange-Listed Options Markets

– The new financial safeguards framework from OCC clears the path for greater capital efficiencies for clearing firms in the U.S. equity options market.

Buy Side Wants One-Stop Shop for Trading Needs

– So, what does the buy-side trader want when it comes to multi-asset trading? It goes without saying that he or she wants the best price, fill size and minimal adverse selection and market disruption. But there’s something else…

Equity ETF Flows Lead July Rebound

– After three straight months of headline-grabbing outflows that had some professionals and issuers worried, ETFs reversed course in July, taking in a healthy $28 billion during the month and bringing year-to-date inflows to $153.5 billion.

ICE Announces Global Digital Asset Ecosystem

– Bakkt to draw on expertise from leading companies across regulated markets, risk management, technology and consumer experience including BCG, Intercontinental Exchange, Microsoft and Starbucks.

Mosaic Smart Data Launches Real-Time Interest Rate Swaps Analytics

– This will be the FICC market’s first real-time data analytics service for swaps.

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