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David Azaraf
Traders Magazine Online News

Five Predictions for Crypto in 2019

In this guest article, David Azaraf examines 5 macro trends that crypto investors and traders should watch out for in the next 12 months.

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Global Debt Registry Expands Structured Credit Blockchain Offering Across Asset Classes

– This is an extension of the current blockchain platform offering into additional ABS asset classes.


DTCC and Symphony Expand Exception Management Platform Abilities

– DTCC has signed agreements to become both a Symphony partner and client allowing users greater access to chat and IM protocols.


Consolidated Audit Trail Selects Exegy Packet Capture Service

– Every packet received from the live market data feeds is assigned a timestamp with nanosecond precision by the network interface hardware of the Exegy PCR appliances.


Brokers Expect 48% of Clients to Ask for Custom Order Handling Logic in 2019

– In a new report, Greenwich Associates examines whether or not the market is about to see the return of the bespoke algorithm.


Changes to Clearing Could Quickly Alter U.S. Treasury Market Structure

– This new Greenwich Associates report examines impact of clearing $500 billion daily in the U.S. Treasury market.


Robo Advisors Will Stir Larger Manager Digital Spend

– One research firm thinks that robo-advisory firms will push investment by larger full-service money managers.


Gaps in Current legal Framework Hinder Blockchain-based Trade Finance

– While it has become technologically possible to execute transactions using negotiable instruments registered via blockchain technology, existing U.S. law recognizes negotiable instruments only if they are on paper and signed.


CEO CHAT: Stephen Ehrlich, Voyager

– In a one-on-one conversation with Traders Magazine, Ehrlich outlined his vision for his new institutional cryptocurrency trading platform, Voyager Institutional, which he plans to launch via his new and licensed crypto-asset broker Voyager Digital Holdings.


Three Blockchain Myths Debunked

– The technology might not be as independent, secure, and immutable as one thinks.


HFT Isn't Getting Faster

– Moving from microseconds to nanoseconds is no easy feat.


EDHEC-Risk Survey Shows Growing Demand for Smart Beta Offerings

– EDHEC-Risk Institute has shared the results of its 11th annual EDHEC European ETF and Smart Beta and Factor Investing Survey with Traders Magazine.


Bank of America Merrill Lynch and UBS Tops in Euro Trading Share

– In this year's report, it was apparent that the January 2018 implementation of MiFID II helped the bulge bracket firms widen their lead over smaller competitors.


big xyt Launches Liquidity Cockpit for ETFs

– New analytics platform creates navigation tool for the fragmented Exchange Traded Funds markets.


Thasos Launches Enhanced Retail Stocks Foot Traffic Data

– The firm has updated its ConsumerStreams and MallStreams platforms bringing enhanced data analysis and transparency to retail company fundamentals.


ON THE MOVE: Alpaca Adds Senior Staff

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