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Eric Stockland
Traders Magazine Online News

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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IHS Markit Names UBS as Design Partner for Vendor Due Diligence Hub

– There are now five global banks now working with IHS Markit's KY3P to transform third party risk management.


Eze Software Bolsters Currency Hedging Risk Management With WISERISK

– Eze OMS users will get more automation, visibility and precision in managing currency risk in real-time.


BNP Paribas Shares Top Thematic FX Trades for 2018

– As the New Year is almost here, BNP Paribas has shared with Traders Magazine its outlook for the global foreign exchange markets.


A New Era in Capital Markets Surveillance: As Far as the AI Can See

– Regulatory pressures are driving strong global demand for cross-asset automated surveillance capabilities that leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. Celent analyzes current market practices in surveillance, key technology trends, and makes predictions on the coming future.


Indeco Applauds Clayton Statement on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings

– David Levine, CEO of Indeco, expressed joy in response to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s Statement on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings. Indeco recently announced the world’s first crypto asset pre-sale under the SEC’s rules for Regulation Crowdfunding.


Buy Side Investment Risk Management Part 2: A Survey of Risk Technology and Innovation Imperatives

– In this second installment based on Celent's survey of more than 40 active and quantitative investment management firms, we focus on the medium-to-long term strategic priorities and innovation enablers that will help active managers optimize their operational models and sharpen alpha generation capabilities.


Thomson Reuters Introduces MiFID II Compliant Multilateral Trading Facility for FX Derivatives Trading

– Thomson Reuters MTF provides FXall and Forwards Matching users a compliant source of liquidity.


BnkToTheFuture Announces Bitcoin Veterans to Join Advisory Board for Upcoming Token Sale

– Civic CEO Vinny Lingham, Abra CEO Bill Barhydt, Smith + Crown CEO Brian Lio and more join BnkToTheFuture’s plans to offer equity token trading.


SSGA 2018 Outlook: "Let the Good Times Roll?"

– State Street Global Advisors has shared with Traders Magazine its 2018 Market Outlook titled, “Let the Good Times Roll?" in which SSGA outlines the following strategies for investors to position their portfolios in the new year.


ON THE MOVE: Empire Grabs O’Connor as Head of Fixed Income

– Movement at the brokers, especially in New York, as well as two new additions at BOX Exchange.


Breaking Through: Brynne Kelly, Part 2

– As part of the series “Breaking Through: How Three Women Took on the World of Trading,” Trading Technologies shared with Traders Magazine the second installment spotlighting the career of Brynne Kelly.


Advocating for a Stronger U.S. Options Market

– In the latest OCC blog, John Davidson, President and COO, talks about some of the key issues facing the U.S. exchange-listed options industry and regulators in 2018.


FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: STANY International Reception and Holiday Party

– As customary, the Security Traders Association of New York (STANY) held its winter holiday event and Toys for Tots charity event celebrating the season. In today's Flashback Friday gallery, we look back to December 2015 and the images then. Happy Holidays from Traders Magazine!


Wrestling with OMS and EMS Decisions

– FlexTrade's Ivy Schmerken takes a deep dive examining how asset managers are wrestling with the decision on whether to keep the order management system (OMS) and execution management system (EMS) as two separate best-of-breed systems, or switch to a single unified platform known as the OEMS.


Full Steam Ahead

– Christian Vogit, Senior Regulatory Adviser at Fidessa, shares his thoughts and relief that ESMA has finally published the outstanding reference data for equities and bonds. This allows traders to work out what MiFID II really means at an instrument-by-instrument level and turn the principles of MiFID II into something tangible.