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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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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.


SSGA Launches ETFs Designed to Provide Investors Access to "New Economy"

– The three ETFs track proprietary index methodologies developed by Kensho Technologies, a provider of next-generation analytics, machine learning, and data visualization systems.


BSO Syncs Up with emagine for MiFID II

– The partnership integrates emagine’s Time as a Service (TaaS) suite with the resilience and reliability of BSO’s global low-latency network to provide an ideal platform for execution and fully traceable time to market makers.


Search for Replacement New York Fed President Begins

– The New York Federal Reserve Bank is now accepting applications and searching for a successor to William Dudley, its longstanding president.


Will MiFID II Lead Research Providers To Start Up Funds?

– As MiFID II is now officially in operation, a few research firms are trying to prove their stock picking ability by launching funds, ETFs and other investment vehicles based on their research calls.


Maverick Trading Approves Bitcoin Trading for Firm's Traders

– Maverick Trading, a proprietary trading firm, recently approved Bitcoin as a trading instrument for its traders.


Agecroft’s Top Hedge Fund Industry Trends for 2018

– Agecroft Partners' Don Steinbrugge shared with Traders Magazine his 9th annual hedge fund industry predictions for the New Year.


Seven Stars Cloud Announces 27% Purchase of Delaware Board of Trade Holdings

– The transaction will make Seven Stars Cloud the largest shareholder of DBOT and as part of the purchase deal, SSC President and Chief Revenue Officer, Robert G. Benya, will become a DBOT Board Director.


Israeli Regulator Looks to Ban Bitcoin Trading

– Has the eponymous cryptocurrency and standard bearer of the world’s newest and most talked about asset class finally hit a snag? One exchange operator is looking to ban trading in the highly risky yet profitable cryptocurrency.


Storm in a Tea Cup

– In a blog, Fidessa's Steve Grob asks whether the huge amount of industry preparation for today has led to any significant changes. He argues that while the markets have definitely gotten more complicated, it’s doubtful whether they are any safer.


New ITG Survey Finds Buyside Expects More Blocks, Off-Exchange Liquidity Under MiFID II

– After what seems like an eternity, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) is now a reality and in force. So, what does the buyside expect as these sweeping regulations come into play?


Gazing into the Future of Financial Market Structure…

– In this guest blog, David Weisberger says that 2016 will be a particularly humbling for a great many people in the market. Read his thoughts and rationale right here.


SteelEye CEO Smith Shares Thoughts on MiFID II Implementation

– SteelEye CEO Matt Smith shared his thoughts on MIFID II implementation and how it can be a benefit to the markets with Traders Magazine.


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.


Security Traders Association 2018 Conference Calendar

– The Security Traders Association has shared with Traders Magazine its calendar of affiliate events.