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A NYSE Speed Bump You Weren’t Aware Of

Don Bollerman, IEX co-founder and head of markets & sales, reveals that so-called "speed bumps" exist inside other prominent stock markets and how certain venues have their own methodology for throttling order flow.

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Nasdaq Suspends Currency-Trading Plans While Rivals Race Ahead

Nasdaq Inc. has put its foreign-exchange ambitions on hold because of a lack of demand from customers, even as its rivals spent about $1.2 billion last year on platforms to trade the world’s biggest asset class.

FXCM and FXFlat Announce New Technology Partnership

FXCM, an online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and related services, announced a new partnership with German broker FXFlat.

Thomson Reuters Introduces FX Monitor in Eikon Messenger System

This offering aims to provide access to financial services community alongside news and analysis from Thomson Reuters.

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.

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