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Eric Stockland
Traders Magazine Online News

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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Northern Trust to Acquire Technology Resources from Citadel

– The transaction enables deeper collaboration between Northern Trust’s operations professionals and the team of developers to provide innovative solutions for alternative fund managers, asset managers, institutional investors and family offices worldwide.


MIFID II Has Already Shrunk Euro Research Business by $300 Million

– After only two weeks, it appears the enactment of the MiFID II regime has hurt the European equity research business.


SWIFT and CSD Community Advance Blockchain for Post-Trade

– SWIFT and central securities depositories join forces to demonstrate the value of standards in distributed ledger technology for securities markets, such as proxy voting and digital assets.


Wall Street Is Embroiled in a War Over Data — and It’s Having an Impact on Americans’ Savings

– In this guest opinion piece, Kirsten Wegner, CEO of the Modern Markets Initiative notes the higher costs charged by the exchanges for data are hurting average Americans right in their retirement wallets.


NYSE ARCA Leads Exchanges in ETFs in 2017

– For the tenth consecutive year, NYSE Arca attracted the largest percentage and number of new ETF issuances, including 149 new listings valued at $5.8 billion in AUM combined.


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.


BitConnect Crypto Exchange Shut After Cease and Desist Letters

– BitConnect, a crypto trading exchange, has stopped operations on its lending and trading platforms, according to the company’s website. The closure comes after the exchange operator admitted to receiving Cease and Desist Letters from Texas and North Carolina.


WFE Calls for Global Fintech Standards

– Exchange-industry body issues seven design principles for regulators.


Seeking Clarity on MiFID II Inducement Trading Rules

– The EU regulation, which took effect on Jan. 3, could draw scrutiny to execution services and tools that are sponsored by brokers, such as order management and execution management systems as well as trade analytics.


STAC Midwinter Conference Recap

– The STA Chicago has shared with Traders Magazine a recap of last week's Mid-Winter conference for those unable to attend.


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.


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.