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Why Do Exchanges Own Multiple Licenses? It's Not Hard To See, Look at the SEC

In this recent research note, Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. Principal Richard Repetto examines why the public exchange operators hold multiple licenses and that rationale behind this phenomenon.

Traders Poll

As Bitcoin turns 10 year old this month, why are you not trading it or other crypto currencies?

I am trading it/them.

19%

Too volatile

38%

Issues surrounding custody and clearing

35%

Not enough block liquidity

8%

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Linear Investments Expands FX Product Offering by Deploying Integral BankFX

Deployment of BankFXTM, Integral’s cloud-based platform, has enabled Linear Investments to design and customize every aspect of its FX platform with sophisticated pricing and risk management tools that are fully integrated with their existing systems.

FXOpen Launches MetaTrader 5 with Hedging on ECN Accounts

The forex broker FXOpen has offered their clients access to ECN trading and interbank liquidity via MetaQuotes Software's new platform.

Driving Evolution in Financial Markets: Don’t Unnecessarily Re-Write The Rulebook

In the article, Bria highlights the US Treasuries market’s resistance to change, and discusses how existing models in other markets such as FX might be the solution rather than creating brand new technology that takes time to develop and implement.

Articles

Once Burned, Twice Shy

Continued adoption of electronic FX trading is increasing demand for performance measurement while providing the necessary execution data to calculate it.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Over the past year, the liquidity in emerging currencies grew in fits and starts quarter to quarter. Traders asked FX veterans for their outlook on the next 12 months.

The Right Tool For The FX Job

As FX trading takes off inside buyside firms, OMS vendors are addressing the specialized needs of trading foreign exchange.

Taking a Closer Look

Wary of competing algorithms, some heads of foreign-exchange trading desks are rethinking their high-frequency trading practices.

Increasing Volume & Opportunities

New trading venues, HFT and market volatility are fueling the asset class to the head of the pack. Here's why, according to Aite Group's Sang Lee.

Enter the Algo Upstart

Big brokers began offering foreign-exchange trading algorithms five years ago, and now all the major players have an offering. Now a vendor is hoping to upend the status quo with a suite of algorithms it claims will offer better execution.