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Ethical FX via the Global Code

With the release of the FX Global Code for the wholesale foreign exchange market last month, the FX industry is counting on a single set of guidelines to prevent bad behavior in currency trading.

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Reg NMS Debate Goes On and On

– The time year was 2005 and the SEC had just passed the new Regulation National Market System (Reg NMS) proviso, setting the stage for a brave new world in the equities trading markets. But, like today, the controversial set of rules and procedures, was up for debate as to whether it would either help or hurt traders and investors.

OTC Markets Says CAT Fees Are Catastrophic

– What an abuse of power. That’s the reaction of OTC Markets to the proposed fee schedule put forth by the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) Plan Operating Committee in recently submitted comment letter to the Securities and Exchange (SEC), OTC voiced its opposition to schedule.

The Alternative Data Vendor Survival Guide

– Fans of alternative data, see it as the “secret sauce” that can give investors a richer, more nuanced view of markets than standard market data quotes and benchmarks. But, according to MayStreet, no matter how many successes alternative vendors log, their path to survival is fraught with pitfalls.

Not Your Father’s NYFIX

– In this sponsored article, connectivity provider Ullink reviews the origins of FIX and examines what makes a successful network in the current market microstructure.

Instinet Agrees to Purchase BlockCross ATS from State Street

– Instinet Holdings Incorporated today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire State Street's BlockCross ATS, an industry leading alternative trading system (ATS).

Research and the Right CHOICE

– In this article, editor John D'Antona Jr. examines how one new regulation (MiFID II) and one proposed law (the CHOICE Act) could alter the market structure in a way not seen since Reg NMS.

Ethical FX via the Global Code

– With the release of the FX Global Code for the wholesale foreign exchange market last month, the FX industry is counting on a single set of guidelines to prevent bad behavior in currency trading.

MiFID II: How Did We Get Here and What Does It Mean?

– In this contributed blog, Trading Technologies thoroughly examines MiFID II and all its implications from a technology standpoint.

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