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David Weisberger
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Stop the BS & Promote Real Transparency!

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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Cboe Reports Increasing Usage Of New Complex Order Options Functionality

Cboe has reported that there is increased usage of complex order functionality on its Cboe EDGX Options Exchange, just one month after the new technology was launched.

US Listed Options Grows By 45.9m Contracts in October

According to the market consultancy Tabb Group, October saw monthly US options volume grow by 45.9 million contracts compared to September 2017, despite volatility remaining at record-low levels.

Goldman Leads In North American Flow Equity Derivatives; JPM Top Broker in Europe

Against a backdrop of low volatility and MiFID II, Goldman Sachs leads the flow equity derivatives market in North America and J.P. Morgan holds the No. 1 spot in Europe, according to the latest data from market consultancy Greenwich Associates.

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CBOE Set to Trade Weeklies

The Chicago Board of Options Exchange has set an April 10 date for the trading of options with a weekly expiration date.

Anatomy of an ETF Challenger

Warburg Pincus is acquiring asset manager Source with eyes for more growth down the road in the ETF market space.

A Bright Future For Swapping Futures

While no one expects swaps futures to take over the OTC swaps market, a movement of 5 percent of the massive OTC swaps volume would be a huge win for futures market.

The Big Data Edge for Hedge Funds

The term "big data" has been around for some time, but questions remain exactly how hedge funds and other buysiders exploit the vast stores of data that has never been available to them in the past, which continue to grow each day.

Game Time

With 17 newly minted swaps execution facilities now live, and looming regulatory deadlines that will push more trading to SEFs, 2014 is expected to be the year the industry redesigned by the Dodd-Frank Act begins to really take shape.

CBOE Bets On Volatility Trading

Leveraging the popularity of its CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), the Chicago Board Options Exchange closed 2013 with a spate of activity that has included introducing several new volatility products and expanding its trading hours to accommodate European trading.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Magic Number

In this week's Flashback Friday story, Traders Magazine asks the question, is there still a "magic number" where off board trading hurts the market and if so, what is it?

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