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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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Virtu Financial Deal to Acquire KCG Closes

In what some view as the end of an era, Virtu Financial's acquisition of KCG Holdings has closed.

ALGO UPDATE: Northern Trust Announces Buy-Side FX Algo Suite

Northern Trust has introduced a new algorithmic trading suite of strategies designed to help the buy-side find as much natural liquidity in the foreign exchange markets as it can.

Barchart Fintech Event Provides Fresh Market Data Insights

At its annual FinTech Exchange event held in Chicago, Barchart.com, convened over 200 market data professionals attending the event to provide insights and observations on trends impacting the financial market data ecosystem, and what that means for the future.

Articles

Guide to Correspondent Clearing Firms

A guide to correspondent clearing firms as presented by Clearing Quarterly & Directory.

BofA Trims Options Algo Suite

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

Hedge Funds' AUM Appetite Seen Growing

Hedge funds' assets under management and their appetite for investments, including equities, is expected to grow this year.

KOR Opens Consultancy, Lobby Firm

After several months of reorganizing, KOR Trading has again stepped out into the consultancy business.

New Blood

Fresh-faced yet experienced graduates are entering investment firms in strong numbers. Traders looks at this crop of bright young things and the new skills and placing new demands on the buyside.

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO