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Rob Daly
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OPINION: HFTs Not to Blame for 'Flash Crashes'?

Is it unfair to lay the blame of the worst market-structure characteristic at the feet of high-frequency traders?

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TMX Extends to London Hours

By extending trading hours, TMX looks to join other bourses that have seen volumes increase by as much as 30% after lengthening their trading days.

Crypto Exchange Cobinhood Announces Launch of Margin Trading Feature

Through margin trading, COBINHOOD users will be able to borrow money against their current funds to trade cryptocurrency “on margin” on the COBINHOOD exchange.

London Stock Exchange Group Acquires Minority Stake in AcadiaSoft

Additional collaboration with LCH SwapAgent aims to further streamline margin calculations in the non-cleared derivatives market.

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NYSE, Nasdaq Push for "Trade At" Rule

The two biggest exchange rivals are joining forces to push through a rule designed to curb trading that occurs off-board away from the public eye, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

OTC Markets Provides Data to REDI

OTC Markets is now providing REDI Technologies with real-time Level 1 and Level 2 NBBO trading data for distribution to the latter's buyside and sellside clients.

Omega ATS's New Lynx Venue Opens for Business

Canada's Omega ATS has opened its second trading venue in the Great White North -Lynx ATS. After receiving final approval and making all the tweaks and getting its trading technology in order, the new venue is officially open for business.

Nasdaq to Cut Costs

Nasdaq is on the precipice of changing the way some of its biggest customers trade on the bourse.

SEC Approves BATS Merger

It's all but official now - BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings will become a unified company.

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: Commissions Continue Spiral

This week Traders Magazine takes a look at U.S. equity commissions - and how far they have fallen since their heyday and what is yet to come.

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