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Ronald Jordan
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Understanding Your Data is No Longer Optional

In this contributed article from Global Markets Advisory Group, the advisory discusses the importance of data and how organizations should augment existing skill sets and capabilities to add a data-focused perspective to their operating fabric.

Traders Poll

Do you expect SEC Chairman Jay Clayton to push for regulation in the cryptocurrency issuance and trading markets?

Yes

74%

No

5%

The CFTC will push for regulation

21%

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TradersEXPO Set to Descend on NYC on Feb 25

– For those who either trade, want to trade or are interested in the financial markets and just want to learn more, the upcoming New York TradersEXPO is coming to New York City.

ON THE MOVE: Goldman Nabs Hibbert; Weingarten CEO at SageTrader

– In this week's On The move, there is movement at the bulge brokers while one independent gets a new CEO. Other moves at CME, Citadel and FlexTrade punctuate a busy post-President's day holiday weekend.

SEC Nixes CHX Acquisition

– The U.S. SEC decides to put the kibosh on the proposed buyout of the Chicago Stock exchange by a Chinese-led consortium. "Failure to communicate" is quoted as the reason.

House Votes to Require SEC Subpoena for Traders’ Source Code

– The bill, passed 271-145, applies to proprietary trading algorithms from broker-dealers, hedge funds, and other SEC-regulated entities. The Senate hasn’t scheduled a vote on the legislation.

The State of Play on Derivatives Regulation

– In this shared commentary, Chatham's Zubrod explains developments in derivatives and the impact these shifts will have on non-financial end users, financial end users, and small and mid-sized banks.

Nasdaq Not Out of Aramco IPO Hunt Just Yet

– U.S. -based exchange operator Nasdaq hints that if Saudi oil giant Aramco opts for a dual international listing, it could be part of it.

Exchange Data International Announces Options Analytics Service

– The new service gives users nine End of Day Options Sensitivities, five End of Day Implied Volatilities and Interpolated Volatility Surfaces.

Weekly Corporate Event Highlights

– Staying on top of corporate events is critical for any investment firm. Here are the selected events from Wall Street Horizon impacting the most widely held securities scheduled for this week.

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