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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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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.


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.


Michael Named Chief of SEC's Enforcement Division’s Complex Financial Instruments Unit

– Michael will lead a specialized unit of attorneys and industry experts who are located in offices across the country and investigate potential misconduct related to complex financial products and practices involving sophisticated market participants.


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.


MiFID II and the Challenges of Liquidity Fragmentation

– In this contributed article by Duncan Higgins and Scott Kurland, the pair examine the changing liquidity landscape under MiFID II.


Top Trends in Cybersecurity for 2018

– Cordium's Michael Corcione, Managing Director of Cybersecurity and Data Protection Services shares his views on the top five trends in cybersecurity for 2018.


Integral Launches Market Data Services for Cryptocurrencies

– Integral now offers market data for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin through its trading platform, OCXTM (Open Currency Exchange). The expanded market data now includes BTC/USD, ETH/USD, BCH/USD, and LTC/USD.


Innovation in Capital Markets FX Technology

– In this shared report, Celent takes a deep dive of trends and players in the FX technology space. This includes a breakdown by functionality in the FX trading, analytics, and venue landscape and the remapping of the industry by emerging technologies.


Breaking Through: Linda Raschke, Part 1

– In this third and final piece in the Breaking Through series is a conversation with Linda Raschke, who moved from the trading floor to the trading screen by chance, yet went on to have an extremely successful career. Read on to learn about Linda’s career path, how she bounces back from losses and more.