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Ain't Gonna Be No Bitcoin ETF

In this reposted bog from Themis Trading, the authors write that sometimes investors need to be protected from themselves - starting with the Bitcoin ETF.

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SGX Rolls Out New FX Solution with Flexible Features

New SGX FlexC FX Futures offer market participants the ability to trade customizable foreign exchange (FX) futures in an over-the-counter (OTC) manner and clear the trades on SGX’s platform.

R.J. O’Brien Joins LCH’s EquityClear as Clearing Member

The action enhances RJO's equity contracts for difference offering for professional market participants.

New CLS Post-Trade Monitoring Tool Improves Operational Efficiency and Transparency

The service delivers a real-time consolidated view of the match status details for all trades submitted to CLS.

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Guide to Correspondent Clearing Firms

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

Demystifying Dodd-Frank

Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.

OCC Sees Record Clearing Levels

The Chicago-based Options Clearing Corp., the largest equities derivative clearing firm, saw record clearing volumes in the first month of 2014.

Brown Exits Omgeo, Arthus Steps In

Longtime Omgeo CEO and president Marianne Brown has stepped down from the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. subsidiary and will be replaced by Paula Sausville Arthus.

SunGard's Cloud STP for Alternative Investments

Hedge fund managers, private equity firms and fund administrators looking to manage incoming and outgoing alternative investment data now have a cloud-based choice from SunGard.

ICE Trade Vault: 4.5M

IntercontinentalExchange Group's Trade Vault Europe, its European trade repository, processed roughly 4.5 million trades across energy, agricultural commodities, metals, credit, interest rates and equity derivatives its first day.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Stock Pickers Pick ETFs

In this week's FLASHBACK FRIDAY Traders Magazine looks back to 2011 when exchange-traded funds were beginning to gain favor in the marketplace. Fast forward to 2018 and we now see how they remain one of the darlings of the investment world and continue to gain momentum.

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