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Elaine Wah

Modern Markets, Modern Metrics - A Blog By IEX

In this blog by IEX's Elaine Wah, the newest public exchange looks to refute public claims that the metrics it uses are designed to inflate its own volume numbers and mislead people.

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In his first public speech, SEC Chair Jay Clayton deviated from his prepared remarks and offered his own "off the cuff" comments on market issues. Do you like this change of pace?




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A Smarter Monkey

– In this contributed piece, TIM noted that some traders do better than others when using data that has been run through certain analysis – that is, have used some form of machine learning to assist them.

Large Banks and Technology Buying: An Evolving Mindset

– Banks are pressured to quickly roll out new products and services as they look for ways to differentiate, says Aite Group.

SIX Creates Regulatory Data Repository for Industry

– Firms will have a new database and repository to exchange data and information about the content and sales of retail investment products, as well as create and issue regulatory documents such as PRIIPs-KIDs.

LedgerX Gets Regulator Approval to Clear Derivatives on Digital Currencies

– LedgerX just got the nod to clear and settle derivatives contracts for digital currencies, such as bitcoin.

Nasdaq Expands Analytics Hub -- Adds Four Data Sets with New Signals

– Nasdaq announced the addition of four new data sets to the Nasdaq Analytics Hub.

US Options Volume Drifts Higher in June as Volatility Remains Muted

– Listed options volume totaled 374.4 million in June 2017, an increase of 7.8 million contracts from May 2017 and a 1.8 percent increase from June 2016, according to the latest options LiquidityMatrix report from Tabb Group.

TRADING UP: JonesTrading Snags Rivellli and Trimmer; Cabrera Blooms

– In this week's On the Move, more high profile changes at the brokers with JonesTrading, BTIG and Cabrera all seeing action. Also, one electronic trading market veteran from KCG is departing.

Sterling Trading Tech Signs On for Clearpool Group's Fusion Trading System

– Sterling Trading Tech announced an exclusive global license agreement for Fusion, a trading platform from Clearpool Group, Inc. Following the license, STT will be the only authorized provider of Fusion, and will offer Fusion to the trading community.

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