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MiFID II Transparency Puts Stress on Data Architecture

Buy-side firms are facing huge changes in disclosure and transparency requirements, which could upend their data management architectures, according to this guest commentary from FlexTrade.

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Should Companies Report Stock Buybacks?

– Should companies be forced to report buybacks publicly? It’s all about protecting the small investor, John Q Public, isn’t it?

CEO CHAT: Tina Byles Williams, FIS Group

– Investment veteran is on the lookout for talented, lesser known managers in frontier and emerging markets.

Massachusetts to Probe Exchange Rebate Pricing

– Maker-taker, taker-maker, or whatever one chooses to call the way exchanges pay to attract order flow is now coming under state regulator review.

U.S. Equity Brokerage Business Down 40% Since 2009 Crisis

– The market consultancy reports that while U.S. equities have been on a tear, with the S&P 500 increasing by 3.5 times since 2009, brokerages have not participated in the bull market.

CloudMargin Unveils FlightPlan Microsite for Uncleared Margin Regulation Compliance

– The site enables visitors to identify and tailor information most pertinent to their business and plan for the continued roll-out through 2020 of regulations and mandates, including those coming into effect in September.

ITG Reveals Thoughts on Tick Pilot After Almost A Year

– Execution broker and technology firm ITG has shared with Traders Magazine its data findings for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Tick Pilot program which is rapidly approaching its first-year anniversary.

Senator Warner Worries About Market CyberHack

– Senator Warner penned a letter voicing his concerns to the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission asking about the procedures should a cyber attack hit the stock markets.

U.S. Listed ETF Inflows Up $27 Bln in July

– U.S. listed exchange traded funds (ETFs) continued their meteoric rise in July with inflows rising another $27 billion from June’s already lofty levels.

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