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Spoofing, Surveillance and Supervision

Jay Biondo, Product Manager - Surveillance at Trading Technologies, co-authored an article along with James Lundy and Nicholas Wendland, both of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, reviewing the CFTC's regulations and expanding efforts, 21st century surveillance and supervision, as well as strategic recommendations.

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Spoofing, Surveillance and Supervision

Jay Biondo, Product Manager - Surveillance at Trading Technologies, co-authored an article along with James Lundy and Nicholas Wendland, both of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, reviewing the CFTC's regulations and expanding efforts, 21st century surveillance and supervision, as well as strategic recommendations.

9 Rules of Crypto Trading That Helped One Trader Go from $1k to $46k in Less Than a Year

In this contributed item, author Ken Li recounts some favorable rules that helped one trader turn profits in the whipsaw cryptocurrency world.

Financial Services Industry Spends $1.7B per Year on Blockchain

A new Greenwich Associates report writes that industry is shifting blockchain efforts from Proof-of-Concept to commercial deployment.

The Risk Contribution of Stocks, Parts 1-3 - Recap

In a new white paper, "Looking Under the Hood," Ampersand authors recap the risks associated with a 60/40 stock/bond portfolio, showing that 92% of the risk is contributed by stocks.

P2P Lending and the Future of Cryptocurrency

The crypto market has gone mainstream, and as cryptocurrencies continue to become more and more accepted in the fintech world, the real question comes what happens when banks start to accept this currency as collateral.

US Stock Buybacks – A Long Term Perspective

In a recent published newsletter, DataTrek's Nicolas Colas examined the long term implications of stock buybacks and their idiosyncrasies.

Global Exchange Revenues Hit $30.7 Billion in 2017

In its latest report, the latest Burton Taylor reports surging transaction and information services revenues drive profits.

OPINION: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

Guest editor Rob Daly offers up insights regarding venture-type exchanges and their place in the market.

Ballooning Broker Fees - Why Banks Need to Mind the Gap

In this contributed article, Meritsoft CEO Kerril Burke differentiates between the best and worst rates offered up by brokers and how the fees they charge stack up.

RSRCHXchange Survey Reveals MiFID II Drives Global Standards for Unbundling

Global poll of 418 fund managers representing over $30trn in AUM reveals research unbundling is expanding to the US and Asia, is mostly seen as positive for end investors, although bad for brokers, while smaller companies are expected to be more negatively affected.

Three Reasons the ‘Downs’ Have Greater Impact In An ‘Up and Down’ Stock Market

Brian Decker, a financial planner and founder of Decker Retirement Planning Inc., argues that it is much more important for investors to consider the downside in turbulent markets than the upside.

Going Public in a Post-Spotify World

In this Traders Magazine exclusive, OTC Markets examines how companies can go public after Spotify's direct listing; the decline of IPOs by about half over the past 20 years; and the proliferation of alternatives to IPOs.

Systematic Internalisers: Challenges and Opportunities in the MiFID II Era

Vela shares insights gleaned from a recent roundtable discussion hosted by The Realization Group, led by Vela, Aquis Exchange and Hudson River Trading on MiFID II and systematic internalisers.

Financial Advisers Like ETFs But Pass on Cryptos

This year marks the fourth consecutive year that ETFs are the preferred investment vehicle among advisers, with 87 percent of financial advisers surveyed currently using or recommending ETFs with their clients, according to a new survey.

Why Bitcoin’s Price Correction Occurred

In this guest article, the author examines the 2017 fall in bitcoin prices and why it wasn't a prolonged slump.