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We're All HFTs Now

In this guest commentary, author Tim Quast looks back at the history of HFT and how the market has evolved to where many firms now fit the definition of high-frequency trader.

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ALGO UPDATE: Brokers Rewarded for Algo Performance

– Agency brokerage and technology company ITG has rolled out an approach where various broker dealer algorithms are evaluated, normalized and eventually rewarded for their performance.

The IEX Auction: Pursuing Better Price Discovery

– In this contributed article, IEX takes a deep dive into the three principles behind the design of its auction process and highlight several key points of differentiation.

ICE’s Jeffrey Sprecher Named Most Influential Market and Exchange Person

– This new index lists the 1000 most influential professionals in order of significance as measured by a series of algorithms and encompasses some 145 jurisdictions and over 500 different companies and organizations.

DTCC White Paper Helps Banks to Reduce Risk Capital Charges Related to FRTB

– More than 10 billion OTC derivative transactions analyzed in DTCC’s ‘‘Real Price Data Study” to form credible observations and recommendations.

CDCC Introduces Direct Clearing for Canadian Buy Side Firms

– CDCC's new direct-clearing model seeks to extend the range of significant benefits associated with CCP clearing, including capital, margin and collateral efficiencies to a new membership category called Limited Clearing Members (LCMs).

CBOE's Harkins Discusses Charity and Wall Street Rides Far

– In this exclusive conversation with Traders Magazine, Bryan Harkins, co-founder of Wall Street Rides FAR, and head of U.S. Equities and Global FX at CBOE Holdings, took some time to speak with John D'Antona Jr about the upcoming charity event set to raise money for autism.

ON THE MOVE: Wedbush Hires Pair of Futures Traders

– Wedbush Securities makes a pair of hires for its futures trading group in New York and Curex names a new currency specialist in Europe.

China’s Bitcoin Move Should NOT Have Been a Surprise; Why the pundits are wrong, again…

– In this guest commentary, ViableMkts examines how that the Chinese move to close bitcoin exchanges was predictable and, if anything, might make crypto-currencies more valuable in the long run.

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