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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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E*Trade Adds Risk Management Slide Tool

– The new tool quantifies the potential impact of market events on each position in a portfolio, a selection of positions, or even an entire portfolio.


ON THE MOVE: SEC Alum Schapiro Joins Morgan Stanley Board

– The former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission was recently named to the board of Morgan Stanley.


The Association of Banks in Israel Demands Crypto Regulation

– The trade group demands regulator action on the grounds of many complaints from Israeli customers regarding the conduct of the banking system and its refusal to open and manage accounts which involve cryptocurrencies activities.


LiquidityBook Selected by Dalzell Trading

– Blackrock alum’s newly-launched outsourced trading firm picks LBX Outsourced Trader to manage its trade workflow


US Options Volumes Stable in May Despite Potential Headwinds

– The U.S. options market keeps chugging along at its current breakneck pace despite some potential headwinds facing it.


Fixed Income Trading Technology Q&A: Wellington

– Carrie Chan, Vice-President Fixed Income Trading Technology, and Erik Tumasz, Managing Director Fixed Income Trading Technology, speak about the state of technology in the fixed income markets and their trading desk.


eToro adds Cardano to List of Cryptocurrencies

– Launch of Cardano brings total number of crypto assets available on the platform to eleven. The inclusion comes as investors increasingly seek to diversify into alt coins.


GLMX Becomes a Registered ATS and Broker-Dealer

– GLMX believes the registration is a crucial step that allows the Company to provide more streamlined interaction and reporting between existing counterparties on both the buy and sell sides.


HPR Extends Platform to Support Shanghai-Hong Kong and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connects

– With the move, HPR becomes the first firm to provide trading access through the platforms using an ultra-high-performance pre-trade risk gateway.


ON THE MOVE: Surgent Returns to Goldman, Pullen Joins State Street

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


FIS Reports Advanced Operating Models Can Help Firms Stay Ahead of Curve

– FIS just released its 2018 Readiness Report that canvassed the buy side, sell side and insurance industry to provide insight into digital priorities across the industry.


Emerging Cryptocurrency Point-of-Sale Tech Finally Solving the Mass Market Bitcoin Blockade

– In this contributed article, guest author Alex Mihaljcic identifies four cryptocurrency trends that can resolve the primary problems preventing Bitcoin from going mainstream.


Cloud Moves From Optional to Must-Have

– Wall Street is in the midst of a sea change when it comes to financial institutions incorporating cloud computing within their infrastructure, according to recent research from industry analyst firm Celent.


QuantHouse Launches LME Market Data Connectivity Via QuantFEED

– QuantHouse’s clients will be able to access real-time, delayed, and next-day market data while benefiting from the industry-leading FeedOS API for market connectivity to the LME.


QUICK TAKE: DTCC Thompson Says Time to Get LEIs Is NOW

– Now is not the time to procrastinate, says one DTCC executive.