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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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NRI Adds New Function to Address Flexible Options

New options trading model functionality available to all I-STAR/CORE users.

BNY Mellon Launches FX Options

The options business is being led by Sam Osterman, who joined BNY Mellon as Global Head of FX Options in January.

Exchange-Listed Options Mean Opportunity for Pensions and Endowments

In a shared blog, the Options Clearing Corp examines how exchange-listed and traded options can help pensions and endowment funds maximize alpha capture and boost returns.

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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: 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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