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January 24, 2017 – The Tick Size Pilot Program has resulted in increased liquidity for included small-cap stocks—but that comes at a price, according to the latest study from ITG.
January 24, 2017 – In this week On The Move, two brokers bulk up their desks with senior hires while the CFTC gets a new interim Chairman. Also, UBS loses its head of prime brokerage sales.
January 24, 2017 – FINCAD, a provider of sophisticated valuation and risk analytics for multi-asset derivatives and fixed income portfolios, announced that its F3 solution has been enhanced with advanced scenario analysis capabilities and a more flexible reporting framework.
January 23, 2017 – While traders spent the last week preparing for a possible Inauguration Day sell -off, market consensus seems to indicate the a fresh wave of buying an rally could be in the alley.
January 23, 2017 – BNP Paribas Securities Services, a provider of clearing and custody services, has partnered with fintech company Calypso Technology to provide investment banks with a full, end-to-end post-trade services offering across asset classes.
January 23, 2017 – The REDI acquisition allows Thomson Reuters to offer advanced, broker-neutral, cross-asset trade execution capabilities for the buy-side trading community.
January 20, 2017 – The Security Traders Association of Florida (STAF) has the answer to the winter blues as it prepares to hold its 37th Annual Conference at the Eden Roc Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida from February 9–12.
January 20, 2017 – Aequitas NEO Exchange has announced that Invesco Canada is expanding its presence on the NEO Exchange and has applied to list two new PowerShares ETFs.
January 20, 2017 – Convergex announced that in 2016, its Prime Brokerage business added new clients with a collective total of over $1 billion in assets.
January 19, 2017 – In this Bloomberg report, high-frequency traders have turned their attention to another asset class besides equities - bitcoin.
January 19, 2017 – Join Markets Media and Traders Magazine for the 5th Annual Markets Choice Awards in NYC, the premier event for identifying and recognizing the best companies, individuals and innovation in financial markets.
January 19, 2017 – Due to tighter IT budgets, compliance mandates and expansion of electronic trading across asset classes, firms may be looking to bring OMS and EMS platforms together - finally.
January 19, 2017 – Linedata snags a new client for its financial management products suite.
January 18, 2017 – And the winner to build the vaunted US market consolidated audit trail is...Thesys Technologies.
January 18, 2017 – In this contributed white paper from newly-formed brokerage tastyworks, the firm shares its thoughts on te differences between passive investing and active investing and how "market randomness" can be used to gain a trading advantage.