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Eric Stockland
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Incentivizing a Better Market

In this blog from IEX, the exchange announces a first-of-its-kind fee that is designed to improve all trading, including the experience of displayed orders - the Signal Fee.

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Nasdaq Launches passiveIQ for Investor Relations Professionals

– Exchange operator launches first IR-specific solution to provide comprehensive passive index investment data.


SEC and CFTC Issue Joint Statement on Crypto Enforcement

– In a prelude to future hearings slated to address concerns about crypto trading and issuance, both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have issued a joint statement about enforcement.


ON THE MOVE: HSBC and BTIG Bulk Up; Mobius Leaves Templeton

– In this week's On The Move, both HSBC and BTIG add a group of people to their respective firms while long time emerging markets guru Mark Mobius calls it quits after three decades. All this and more in this week's edition, right here and now.


Why Investing in Digital Currencies Like Bitcoin Is So Dangerous...

– In this shared article from Consumer Reports, the focus on the dangers of crypto-investing is thoroughly examined.


Blockchain Nears Production

– After years of promises, expect projects to go into production in 2018.


Cboe Conducts First Settlement of Cboe Bitcoin Futures

– Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, announced the settlement of January expiry Cboe bitcoin (XBT) future.


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.


With The Introduction of QDD, Will Tax Compliance Get Even More Taxing?

– Just when banks may think they have met all of their fiscal and regulatory obligations for the New Year (including the hotly- debated IRS 871(m) requirements), yet a new one arises.


Hudson River Trading to Buy Sun Trading

– Hudson River Trading LLC and Sun Holdings LLC announced that HRT has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chicago, IL-based market making firm.


FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Bitcoin Never Sleeps: How Pantera Capital's Dan Morehead Trades The Digital Currency

– In the last few months Bitcoin and crypto trading have firmly become part of the vernacular and trading discourse. But that is not to say that bitcoin and crypto trading are new. Back in 2015, Pantera Capital's Dan Morehead discussed with Traders Magazine how he traded the then unheard-of security.


Republic Protocol Announces Crypto Dark Pool

– As the cryptocurrency trading frenzy continues, one firm is now committed to creating one of the first dark pools where traders can buy and sell their currency anonymously.


Chinese Xiaomi IPO Could be Biggest Tech Offering in 2018

– The biggest or most popular IPO of the year could be coming from the Far East and not the Middle East.


Deutsche Asset Management Lists More ETFs on Mexican Stock Exchange

– Deutsche Asset Management (Deutsche AM) expanded the list of its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offered on the Mexican Stock Exchange.


Is it FINALLY time to Turn on the Lights? (to analyze order routing)

– In this guest commentary, ViableMkts continues to advocate that routing brokers should be required to show statistics per routed venue, broken out by order type.


DTCC Appoints Tim Lind as Head of Data Services

– Industry veteran to oversee the growth and evolution of the firmís Data Services.