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Five Predictions for Crypto in 2019

In this guest article, David Azaraf examines 5 macro trends that crypto investors and traders should watch out for in the next 12 months.

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Supreme Court Denies Exchanges' Request to Hear HFT Case

– According to a report from S&P Market Intelligence, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a request from the largest U.S. stock exchanges to hear a case over whether they systematically favor high-frequency traders.


Pressing the PaaS Button

– In his latest blog post, Gerry Turner, Global Head of Platform as a Service at Vela, discusses how forward-thinking firms are now looking at derivatives platforms in a new way and exploring the cost/benefit equation of the PaaS approach.


CUSIP Request Volume Ebbs in September

– Municipal, Corporate Equity and Corporate Debt per-market activity slows from record highs in August.


GAIN Capital Deploys Eventus Cloud Offering for Market Surveillance in Futures

– GAIN has deployed Eventusí cloud-based version of the Validus platform to manage the market surveillance program for its futures operation.


Weekly Corporate Event Highlights

– Staying on top of corporate events is critical for any investment firm. Here are the selected events from Wall Street Horizon impacting the most widely held securities scheduled for this week.


FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Coming Out of the Dark

– In this week's FLASHBACK FRIDAY, Traders Magazine looks back four years to when dark pools were facing greater pressure to become more transparent. The question remains - are dark pools still dark?


Q2 Equities Breakdown: Volumes Drift Lower as Volatility Slides

– In his quarterly equities market review, Tabb co-founder Larry Tabb shares his views on equity market structure, volume and volatility.


Barchart Adds New Economic Data Series and Commodity Statistics to cmdtyStats API

– Users can now access key economic releases through the cmdtyStats API or inside cmdtyView - Barchartís new platform for commodities professionals.


North Capital to Launch Custody Solution for Cash and Exempt Securities

– The solution is designed to reduce transaction costs and shorten the settlement cycle for private placements.


Giancarlo Floats One-One-One Swaps Reform

– Speaking before the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's annual meeting, Chairman Giancarlo suggested that individual swaps market should follow one set of rules and fall under the jurisdiction of one competent regulator who has adopted the core reforms from the G20 Pittsburgh Summit.


Nasdaq Patent Infringement Claim Voluntarily Dismissed with Prejudice Against MIAX

– The legal battle between Nasdaq and MIAX in the options market has just taken a turn.


Industry Rivals Come Together for Charity as Wall Street Rides FAR

– Bryan Harkins gets ready to ride in the annual Wall Street Rides FAR charity bike ride, which will be held this weekend in White Plains, New York. Proceeds go towards autism research.


CFA Institute and FINRA Foundation Study Debunks Common Myths about Millennials and Investing

– New research finds millennials lack confidence making investment decisions, cite lack of investment knowledge as barrier to investing, and show limited interest in robo-advisors.


Benchmark Reform Is Big Industry Challenge

– The†Euribor†replacement is unknown.


Nasdaq Announces Launch of the Nasdaq Basic Canada Consolidated Data Feed

– The tape, dubbed Nasdaq Basic Canada, was made available October 1 and is billed as a new consolidated data feed providing an alternative solution for accessing Level 1 data for Canadian-listed securities.