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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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Cboe Announces General Counsel's Planned Retirement and Successor's Appointment

– The exchange announced that Joanne Moffic-Silver, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, to retire after 37 years with company and he new replacement.

New York Stock Exchange Said On Aramco IPO Shortlist

– The New York New York, joined the London Stock and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges on the shortlist of exchanges that could get a piece of the well-publicized Saudi Arabian Aramco IPO.

Deutsche Asset Management Expands High Yield ETF Suite

– The new funds - SHYL, HYUP and HYDW – offer investors cost-effective, targeted exposure to the high yield bond market.

ON THE MOVE: Olivetree Grabs Duo; Deutsche Lands Strategist

– In this week's On the Move, Olivetree snags a pair of executives for its New York office while Citadel picks up another SEC alum for its legal team. Also, check out the other moves around Wall Street this week.

Metamako Provides Trade Monitoring Technology to Deutsche Börse

– Europe’s largest exchange goes live with Metamako for greatly improved data capture, network monitoring and precision timestamping.

DTCC Launches Trade Lifecycle Exceptions Publisher System

– DTCC Exception Manager solves a major challenge for financial firms by establishing a central online industry platform that provides a single view of all post-trade exceptions, analytics to help identify the root cause of operational breaks.

Robert Jackson and Hester Peirce Sworn In as SEC Commissioners

– Robert J. Jackson Jr. and Hester M. Peirce were sworn into office as SEC Commissioners by SEC Chairman Jay Clayton.

BSO Acquires Apsara Networks

– To help fund the transaction and support future growth, BSO has opened up its capital to Boston-based private equity fund Abry Partners.

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.

Regulators Set to Address Senate on Bitcoin

– The U.S. Senate’s financial services panel will hold a hearing next month with the country’s top markets regulators to discuss bitcoin amid rising concerns over the risks cryptocurrencies pose to the financial system.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The SEC Approves Overhaul for the OTC Marketplace

– In this Flashback Friday story, Cromwell Coulson, chairman of the National Quotation Bureau, owner and operator of the manually-traded pink sheets, which has now morphed into OTC Markets, looks back to 1998 and what he has done to make trading in small cap OTC Markets’ stocks safe.

RegTek.Solutions Launches Data Quality Assurance Tool for SFTR

– Clients can start testing the quality and integrity of their SFTR data, across all products and data fields.

GMEX and Colt Partner to Deliver Exchange-in-a-Box over Colt PrizmNet

– GMEX Exchange-in-a-Box is a multi-asset, multi-language hybrid voice and electronic trading platform providing both execution and surveillance capability for investment banks, brokers and trading venues.

Dollar to Climb in 2018; Asia to Best European Currencies

– Looks like 2018 will be the year of the US dollar and Asian currencies as Mainland Europe contends with Brexit and MiFID II fallout.

Belpointe and Chance River Launch New Cryptocurrency Index

– Created by Nithin Eapen, the Belpointe Crypto Index serves to standardize measurement of the cryptocurrency markets and provides a benchmark for investment managers overseeing portfolios of cryptocurrencies.