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In this shared blog, David Weisberger says a recent WSJ article is wrong and that traders do need to purchase faster and more comprehensive market data to avoid being fined for violating "Best Execution" obligations.

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Equity ETF Inflows Could Top $300B in 2017

If sports broadcaster Mel Allen were alive and covering the exchange-traded fund markets, he might exclaim, “How about that?” as equity inflows appear poised to hit $300 billion this year.

Expense Ratio Is Top ETF Selection Criteria in Survey

Nearly 2/3rds of advisors and institutional investors say expense ratio is very important when selecting ETFs; ESG and Active ETFs also gain in popularity, according to recent survey.

October ETF Inflows Continue as $40 Billion Heads into Stocks

With just a handful of months to go this year, flows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) show few signs of slowing - both in stocks and bonds.

Concannon Says Bitcoin ETFs Are Likely to Follow Futures

Cboe Global Markets, which is already competing with local rival CME Group Inc. to introduce bitcoin futures, might bring its own bitcoin-backed ETF - soon.

Evolve Enters into Agreement to Purchase ETF Management Contracts from Sphere

Evolve has agreed to acquire the right to manage the five ETFs with approximately $68MM in assets under management, subject to obtaining unitholder and regulatory approvals.

Invesco to Migrate PowerShares ETF from TSX to NEO

This is the first ETF migration for Invesco and the second time an ETF issuer will migrate ETFs from the TSX following the move of certain iShares by Blackrock ETFs to NEO earlier this year.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: ArcaEx Becomes EFT Electronic Strongman

Back in 2002, ETF trading was simple and there was only one venue to go to - Arca. But is that still true today?

Deutsche Asset Management Launches Benchmark International Equity ETF Suite

Deutsche Asset Management launches a gaggle of new ETFs to give investors exposure to global markets.

Trump Signs ETF Research Provision Bill

Broker-dealers will soon be able to offer investors research on exchange-traded funds, just like for plain equities or fixed-income securities.

SSGA Launches Suite of Ultra-Low-Cost SPDR Portfolio ETFs

State Street Global Advisors announced a new a suite of 15 ultra-low-cost ETFs that provide access to a wide range of equity and fixed income asset classes to help investors meet their goals.

Was it Worth It?

In this piece from 10th Man, author Jared Dillian discusses how the ETF revolution is less about ETFs and more about indexing; about how people have come to view stocks less as stocks and more as blobs of stocks.

30 Percent of Global ETF Trades Exceed 50/Month; 21 Percent in Blocks Over $100m

In a new survey shared with Traders Magazine, Jane Street reported that the global ETF market is demonstrating some distinct trading trends including meteoric growth and block trading.

ETF Inflows Hit All-Time High - SSGA

Despite heightened geopolitical tensions and growing uncertainty around fiscal policy, the debt ceiling, and the Fed, US-listed ETFs posted inflows of $22 billion in August.

Throwing Wet Paper Towels Against the ETF Wall

In this guest commentary from the 10th Man, argues that despite more and more ETF noise and ticker clutter in the marketplace, there are solid values at affordable prices to be found.

RBC Global Asset Management Launches 7 New ETFS on NEO Exchange

With the launch of these new index-tracking ETFs, RBC GAM Inc. becomes the sixth and newest fund provider to list with NEO in 2017.