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Derek Edward Schloss
Traders Magazine Online News

What the !@#$ is a Security Token?

In this first part of a series, Mr. Schloss will begin to explain what a security token is by explaining how the building blocks of securities law are fundamental to understanding the tremendous value security tokens will one day unlock.

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Stock Pickers Pick ETFs

– In this week's FLASHBACK FRIDAY Traders Magazine looks back to 2011 when exchange-traded funds were beginning to gain favor in the marketplace. Fast forward to 2018 and we now see how they remain one of the darlings of the investment world and continue to gain momentum.


Ain’t Gonna Be No Bitcoin ETF

– In this reposted bog from Themis Trading, the authors write that sometimes investors need to be protected from themselves - starting with the Bitcoin ETF.


Dark-Pool Operators in Spotlight

– SEC asks who, what and how.


Fitch Adds Features to Connect Analytics Platform

– Fitch Solutions has introduced new features to further enhance users' experience on Fitch Connect, its credit analytics and macro intelligence platform.


Liquidnet Launches Discovery as Part of VHT Platform

– Block trading venue and technology firm Liquidnet just upped the ante on its Virtual High Touch platform.


SGX Rolls Out New FX Solution with Flexible Features

– New SGX FlexC FX Futures offer market participants the ability to trade customizable foreign exchange (FX) futures in an over-the-counter (OTC) manner and clear the trades on SGXs platform.


Traders Magazine and Markets Media Host Fourth Annual Women in Finance Awards in Nov

– Get your nominations ready - Traders Magazine, a part of the Markets Media Group of publications. is pleased to present the 4th Annual Markets Choice Awards: Women in Finance event, which will kick off Markets Media Week in November 2018.


OPINION: STT is DOA

– Is the security transaction tax proposal dead before the ink dries on the paper its written on?


North Capital to Develop Platform for Custody, Secondary Trading of Securities Tokens

– ConsenSys AG will make a strategic investment in North Capital Investment Technology and join to accelerate the growth of a custodial platform and secondary trading infrastructure.


Capital Preferences Partners with FPA and T. Rowe Price on Investor Behavior Research

– The new initiative is aimed at providing financial planners and advisers benchmarking comparison to peers and fresh research insight into their constituencies.


Thomson Reuters Adds Global Prioritization and Customization Solution

– Thomson Reuters has introduced Rules-Based Order Routing (RBOR) to its trading capabilities.


ALGO UPDATE: Global Liquidity Partners Releases New Algo Suite

– New suite these are multi-level strategies, in other words, each strategy may have two, three, four algorithms incorporated in them and they react to price shifts real-time.


Option Volumes Surge in First Half

– It has been a vibrant first-half of the year for the options market as cleared trade volumes have seen significant year-to-date growth, according to cleared contract volumes data published by the Options Clearing Corp.


R3 Launches Corda Enterprise with Blockchain Application Firewall

– With the launch of Corda Enterprise, companies can now select a version of Corda that fits their unique needs regardless of their industry, size and stage of development.


Virtual Shareholder Engagement is Increasing via Technology

– Shareholders can now attend corporate meetings from the serenity of their own homes now, according to a new report, and have been increasingly doing so.