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Elaine Wah

Modern Markets, Modern Metrics - A Blog By IEX

In this blog by IEX's Elaine Wah, the newest public exchange looks to refute public claims that the metrics it uses are designed to inflate its own volume numbers and mislead people.

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TRADING UP: JonesTrading Snags Rivellli and Trimmer; Cabrera Blooms

– In this week's On the Move, more high profile changes at the brokers with JonesTrading, BTIG and Cabrera all seeing action. Also, one electronic trading market veteran from KCG is departing.


Sterling Trading Tech Signs On for Clearpool Group's Fusion Trading System

– Sterling Trading Tech announced an exclusive global license agreement for Fusion, a trading platform from Clearpool Group, Inc. Following the license, STT will be the only authorized provider of Fusion, and will offer Fusion to the trading community.


GuideStone Selects Northern Trust for Mutual Fund Services

– Northern Trust announced it has been selected to provide fund accounting, fund administration and global custody services for GuideStone Funds, a fund complex with more than $11 billion in assets under management.


NYSE American Marketplace Launches

– The New York Stock Exchange today officially opened its NYSE American exchange, formerly known as the NYSE MKT Exchange. But will it be a success? Only time will tell, a lot of time, according to one executive.


TRADING THE WEEK: Volume Drops Amid Earnings and Ahead of FOMC

– The summer trade is in full swing with volume lingering below 6 billion shares a day and traders clinging to any type of data point in the hopes of spurring activity. This week earnings or the Fed might just goose volumes - maybe?


ULLINK and Enfusion Partner to Offer Allocation and Post-Trade Matching NYFIX

– The partnership using ULLINK’S NYFIX network to automate allocation and post-trade confirmation/affirmation workflows will generate significant efficiency and cost benefits for Enfusion clients.


WSH Expands Global Dataset with European and Asian Index Constituents

– Wall Street Horizons now offers clients Enchilada’s full 40+ corporate event datasets for FTSE 100, CAC 40, DAX 30, Hang Seng 50, Nikkei 225, EAFE and Dow Jones STOXX 1000 constituent companies.


ITG Rolls Out New Triton Features Ahead of MiFID II

– ITG announced new enhancements to its Triton EMS to help institutional investors meet best execution requirements, improve operational efficiency and comply with the upcoming MiFID II regulations.


Virtu Financial Deal to Acquire KCG Closes

– In what some view as the end of an era, Virtu Financial's acquisition of KCG Holdings has closed.


Modern Markets, Modern Metrics - A Blog By IEX

– In this blog by IEX’s Elaine Wah, the newest public exchange looks to refute public claims that the metrics it uses are designed to inflate its own volume numbers and mislead people.


FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: Traders Magazine Tours the New IEX Trading Floor

– In this week's Flashback Friday Feature Gallery, Traders Magazine shares its peak inside the newest exchange to see how the firm, which started life as an idea and an ATS, evolved into a full-fledged public stock exchange.


Willis Towers Says Alternative AUM Nears $6.5 Trillion

– In a new report, one consultancy says overall alternative assets under management now stand at just under $6.5 trillion, while he world’s largest 100 alternative asset managers saw assets under management increase by 10% in 2016.


OTC Markets Expands Transfer Agent List

– OTC Markets broadens list of transfer agents for more transparency in stocks.


NYSE Completes 49 New IPOs in 1H and Raises 88% of all U.S. Proceeds

– The exchange founded under a Buttonwood tree has had a solid first half when it comes to the new issue market.


Automated Surveillance Key to FX Global Code Conformity

– b-next, a specialist provider of capital markets compliance solutions, has published a new technology paper explaining how adherence to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) FX Global Code can be streamlined via the deployment of advanced automated surveillance and trading platforms.