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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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The 3 Types of Cryptocurrency Traders that are Kicking Your Butt

– In this guest blog, one crypto executive examines the three types of token traders who outperform the market and hot to spot them.


The Ways in Which Artificial Asset Management Will Change the Industry

– Artificial intelligence technology is going to have a major impact on the world of finance. This post will look at some of the ways in which AI is changing the future of asset management.


Weekly Corporate Events Calendar

– 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.


LCH Receives Recognition as a Central Counterparty in Mexico

– Banco de México grants approval to LCH Ltd to clear OTC interest rate derivatives in Mexico.


SIX's 2018 Listings Top Last Year

– The number of listings on the Swiss stock exchange already exceeds that in the whole of last year in the first half of the year. A total of six companies joined the Swiss stock exchange in 2017.


SEC Proposes Streamlining ETF Approval Rules-rules

– The Securities and Exchange Commission might have just juiced the exchange traded fund sector.


FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: Carolina Security Traders Association

– In this week's Flashback Friday Gallery, Traders Magazine takes a look back five years ago to the Carolina Security Traders Association's 37th Annual Convention.


Cyberattackers Use Hidden Tunnels to Attack Banks and Financial Institutions

– As part of key findings in its new 2018 Spotlight Report on financial services, Vectra shared with Traders Magazine the fact that cyberattackers build hidden tunnels to break into networks and steal critical data and personal information.


MiFID II Turns Spotlight on Buyside OMS/EMS Spending, Greenwich Reports

– New Greenwich Associates reports institutional investors are spending more money on their order/execution management systems in wake of MiFID II.


AI Future on Wall Street More "Transformers" than "The Terminator"

– Broadridge shares its insights highlighting the progress and challenges associated with artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotics process automation (RPA) across the capital markets industry.


Industry Stakeholders Partner on Blockchain Margin and Collateral Solution

– ABN AMRO Clearing, EuroCCP, Euroclear and Nasdaq have completed a joint proof of concept to make the use of securities more efficient when used to cover margin calls, including after business hours, using blockchain, or distributed ledger technology (DLT).


Exchange-Listed Options Mean Opportunity for Pensions and Endowments

– In a shared blog, the Options Clearing Corp examines how exchange-listed and traded options can help pensions and endowment funds maximize alpha capture and boost returns.


Political Volatility Boosts European ETFs

– May was the second strongest month for Tradeweb’s European-listed exchange-traded fund platform since its launch in 2012 as fund flows showed a heavy turnover and rotation during the month.


OPINION: Central Banks and Crypto Don't Mix

– Everyone has jumped on the cryptocurrency bandwagon over the past two years, but is it time for central banks to join the party?


S&P Global to Acquire RateWatch

– RateWatch reportedly will enhance S&P Global Market Intelligence's community bank analytics and data offerings.