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Ronan Ryan
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Know Your Role

The newest US stock exchange, IEX, asks, "what is an exchange" and how can it help the buy-side.

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Unlocking Growth Opportunities for Canada’s Innovation Economy

– TMX Group today announced that it is funding an independent working group, the Advancing Innovation Roundtable, which will examine ways to increase access to growth capital for companies in Canada's innovation economy.


The Time is Ripe for Equity Market Auctions

– Has the time for widespread auctions in US equities finally come?


U.S. Listed Options Volume Fell to A 14-month Low in July: Tabb Report

– Options trading volume fell precipitously in July - see just how much and why, according to the latest Tabb report.


ON THE MOVE: Schroders Bulks Up Fixed Income Team; Credit Suisse Hires Quant Pro

– In his week's On The Move three key executives join one broker's fixed income trading desk while one bulge firms land a quant trader for a new role.


TRADING THE WEEK: Market Steady as Fed Speakers Garner Attention

– The U.S. equity markets are in full summer swing, being jostled daily by economic data reports and various Federal Reserve speakers, though with no clear direction.


It Gets Late Early At StubHub

– In a guest blog, Modern Markets Initiative's Bill Harts reveals how selling online tickets isn't the same as electronic trading despite the similarities.


Sandler O’Neill’s Repetto Looks At Nasdaq’s ELO Order Type

– One analyst's examination of exchange operator Nasdaq’s newest order type designed to help it better compete against the stock market’s newest exchange, IEX.


Volatility ETPs Surge in Popularity Amid Continued Market Turbulence; TABB Group Research

– Exchange-traded products (ETPs) based on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) have become increasingly popular in 2016 as traders look for opportunities to profit off the tumultuous market.


Time for FINRA to Go Back to Basics?

– Some market professionals say the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority has strayed from its core mission of ensuring the fairness and honesty of markets.


Modern Networks' Quast Says Reg NMS Is “Lousy” Idea and Needs Reform

– Regulation National Market Structure needs reform – and right now. But fixing it could take an act of the Almighty, according to one market structure expert.


Off-Exchange Trading Share Hits 6-Year High, Tabb Reports

– According to market consultancy Tabb, off-exchange market share in July 2016 increased 2% month-over-month to 38.3%, the highest off-exchange market share since April 2010.


ON THE MOVE: O’Neil Adds 3 Sales Traders; Nomura Lands Farah as EMEA Sales Head

– This week's job moves include two brokers building out entire trading desks while one online retailer names a head of its fintech group.


Exchanges Plan 'Clearly Erroneous' Revamp

– Leading U.S. equity-exchange operators Bats Global Markets, Nasdaq, and NYSE Group plan to harmonize their 'clearly erroneous' execution rules to improve liquidity levels after trading stops, according to exchange representatives.


Know Your Role

– The newest US stock exchange, IEX, asks, "what is an exchange" and how can it help the buy-side.


Working Groups Needed in a MiFID II World

– One trade group wants more transparency and investor protection in a MiFID II world.



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