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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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Tadawul Announces Significant Market Enhancements

– Tadawul, the Saudi Stock Exchange, announced a series of significant measures to improve market access and efficiency, enhance liquidity, bolster investor security, mitigate risk and further align market practices with global best practices.


Rival Helps Options Traders Build Bespoke Algos

– Options market makers are now getting the ability to design and run their own custom or ďbespokeĒ algorithms.


Synechron Strengthens Systems Integration Program

– The transition of Cityfront to the Synechron brand significantly enhances Synechronís current global systems integration business.


SEC Agenda for Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee

– The January 11 meeting will focus on bond market liquidity issues, and will also cover certain administrative items


Greenwich Associates Names Top Market Structure Trends for 2018

– In a new report shared with Traders Magazine, Greenwich Associates sees regulatory change and the importance of data and analytics impacting trading venues, investors, dealers, and those that support them.


Exchanges Triumph on 2016 SEC Market Data Decision

– And it is the exchanges that prevail in the market data pricing and competition debate.


Williams Capital Selects SS&C’s MarketTrader OMS

– WCG sought a solution with a high-touch service and support model designed to enhance their execution capabilities and to grow their business.


Nasdaq ISE Seeks to Consolidate Fees

– Options exchange operator Nasdaq ISE has filed a request with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to raise non-transactional fees on its primary and competitive market makers to offset increasing overhead costs.


Divi - a Future Proof Cryptocurrency

– Geoff McCabe, co-founder of The Divi Project, shares his thoughts on the new cryptocurrency he's helping to create to combat the shortfalls of bitcoin and other coinage.


ON THE MOVE: JPAM EMEA Gets New CEO; Changes at Thesys CAT

– IN this week's On The Move, JPAM gets a new CEO in the emerging markets, while there's movement at the DTCC and some changes at Thesys CAT.


ETF Inflows Break 2016 Record and Hit Nearly $500B in 2017

– Twenty seventeen was a year for the record books when it came to exchange-traded fund inflows.


New Taylor App Assists in Crypto Trading

– New app Taylor tracks market prices, signals potential investments, and executes buy and sell orders for popular cryptocurrencies.


Metzler Asset Management Selects Visible Alpha for MiFID II Research Tracking and Valuation

– Through Metzlerís engagement with Visible Alpha, the firmís approximately 25 investment professionals will be able to discover corporate access events and set up custom valuation frameworks for their interactions with brokers and research providers in a granular way.


HFT is Dead. Long Live HFT.

– In this blog from Themis Trading, the authors examines the health of high-frequency traders and argue these players haven't disappeared into the sunset of unprofitability and that speed still matters when it comes to trading.


Hong Kong Exchange Overhauls Listings Rules

– The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has announced a sweeping list of changes designed to promote listings on the Far East bourse. The exchange is looking to attract high- and bio- tech listings amid the current technology boom.