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Eric Stockland
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Incentivizing a Better Market

In this blog from IEX, the exchange announces a first-of-its-kind fee that is designed to improve all trading, including the experience of displayed orders - the Signal Fee.

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Is it FINALLY time to Turn on the Lights? (to analyze order routing)

– In this guest commentary, ViableMkts continues to advocate that routing brokers should be required to show statistics per routed venue, broken out by order type.

DTCC Appoints Tim Lind as Head of Data Services

– Industry veteran to oversee the growth and evolution of the firm’s Data Services.

MIFID II Has Already Shrunk Euro Research Business by $300 Million

– After only two weeks, it appears the enactment of the MiFID II regime has hurt the European equity research business.

SWIFT and CSD Community Advance Blockchain for Post-Trade

– SWIFT and central securities depositories join forces to demonstrate the value of standards in distributed ledger technology for securities markets, such as proxy voting and digital assets.

Wall Street Is Embroiled in a War Over Data — and It’s Having an Impact on Americans’ Savings

– In this guest opinion piece, Kirsten Wegner, CEO of the Modern Markets Initiative notes the higher costs charged by the exchanges for data are hurting average Americans right in their retirement wallets.

NYSE ARCA Leads Exchanges in ETFs in 2017

– For the tenth consecutive year, NYSE Arca attracted the largest percentage and number of new ETF issuances, including 149 new listings valued at $5.8 billion in AUM combined.

Cboe Announces General Counsel's Planned Retirement and Successor's Appointment

– The exchange announced that Joanne Moffic-Silver, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, to retire after 37 years with company and he new replacement.

BitConnect Crypto Exchange Shut After Cease and Desist Letters

– BitConnect, a crypto trading exchange, has stopped operations on its lending and trading platforms, according to the company’s website. The closure comes after the exchange operator admitted to receiving Cease and Desist Letters from Texas and North Carolina.

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