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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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HBUS Opens and Allows Trading of Crypto Funds

– Through HBUS.com, traders will be able to view market data of virtual currencies listed, including candlestick and depth charts.


July 16 FIMSAC Meeting Agenda Released

– The official agenda for Monday’s fixed income market structure meeting is out.


Cryptoindex Launches Amid Token Sale

– Cryptoindex is a new platform powered by AI that was built to create the Cryptocurrency market benchmark, known as the Cryptoindex100– the platform that has the potential to be the “Dow Jones” of the crypto market.


Algo Development 2.0 Looks to Open Source, Cloud & Big Data

– In the next five to 10 years, don’t be shocked if hedge funds begin to outsource their algorithms to a team of quants coding in Python using the cloud and open source tools.


Q2 Fixed Income Survey: The U.S. Growth Domino Effect

– Russell Investments shares with Traders Magazine its views on the second quarter and what is to come in the fixed income markets.


New CLS Post-Trade Monitoring Tool Improves Operational Efficiency and Transparency

– The service delivers a real-time consolidated view of the match status details for all trades submitted to CLS.


Could AI Displace Investment Bank Research?

– New research finds institutional investors plan to use less sell-side research, more AI, Greenwich Associates writes.


OPINION: HFTs Not to Blame for 'Flash Crashes'?

– Is it unfair to lay the blame of the worst market-structure characteristic at the feet of high-frequency traders?


Ubisecure Launches Client Agent Program for RapidLEI Partners

– Client Agent program replaces the industry’s outdated Registration Agent model for organisations offering legal entity identifiers to their clients.


ON THE MOVE: Nasdaq and NYSE, State Street See Summer Changes

– The weekly recap of hires, job moves and promotions around Wall Street.


Global Debt Registry Launches Decentralized Ledger for the Loan Market

– All loan level collateral positions and verification activity will now be immutably recorded on the decentralized registry with highly secure permissioning and access controls to provide new levels of efficiency to the ABS market.


QUICK TAKE: Buy Side Should Align With FX Global Code

– One exec say FX Global Code isn't just for sell side anymore.


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.


Economics – A Major Motivator for Managers’ Cloud Moves

– In this shared item from LiquidityBook's Sean Sullivan, he delves into how economics plays into cloud-based decision making.


Transaction Tax Gets Boost from Gillibrand

– The recurrent idea gains a fresh-faced backer.