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Joseph Cordahi
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Rising Rates and Vol Give Funds Food for Thought, but a Menu Overhaul Isn't Required

Due to a combination of pressure to deliver greater returns and a prolonged period of low rates, the investment world is experiencing a major shift requiring asset managers to rethink their strategies.

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QUICK TAKE: What Gives with Tech Stocks?

– In this QUICK TAKE, Elliott Wave International's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn, offered some comments on Amazon and other recent negative tech news.


Cboe DataShop Expands Offering with Wall Street Horizon Event Data

– Cboe DataShop customers now have access to Wall Street Horizon’s more than 25 corporate event types, including earnings dates, conference calls, dividend dates and investor conferences.


ON THE MOVE: Vanguard Aligns Fixed Income Group, Jones and Instinet Hire Pros

– The weekly recaps of hires, job moves and promotions around the Wall Street trading community.


Liquidity or Leakage: Crypto's Plumbing Problems

– Cryptocurrency liquidity plays by its own rules.


MiFID II’s Trading Hereafter: Systematic Internalizers & Block Venues

– In this shared blog from FlexTrade, the consequences of shifting trade volume to large scale block venues and the rise of systemic internalisers are examined.


Block Crypto Venue HiveEx Launches Amid Vast Adverse Selection

– A new report into the cryptocurrency exchange market has uncovered a bleak reality, with potentially thousands of dollars wasted by people who make large cryptocurrency trades on exchanges.


ESMA Monitoring Market Data Fees

– The European Securities and Markets Authority said it shares concerns that have been raised over the increase in fees for market data in the region and intends to take a closer look at recent developments.


NYSE Reported in Talks to Buy CHX

– The New York Stock Exchange is in advanced talks to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange, potentially scooping up the smaller venue after its sale to another buyer collapsed, according to people familiar with the matter.


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.


Consolidated Tape Needed In Europe

– Fixed income market participants said a consolidated tape is needed as soon as possible in Europe in order to meet the increased transparency desired by new regulation.


Deutsche Börse and HQLAX Join to Build Securities Solution on the R3 Corda Blockchain

– Deutsche Börse Group and HQLAX have signed a Letter of Intent to form a strategic partnership for the creation of an innovative securities lending solution using the R3 Corda blockchain platform.


OTC Markets Group Launches New Stock Promotion Flag

– Traders will now be able to view on their OTC screens a new stock promotion flag that will enable investors to easily identify securities that are the subject of current promotional activity.


Cboe Pushes for Cryptocurrency-Backed ETF

– Cboe Global Markets once again has prodded the US Securities and Exchange Commission to approve cryptocurrency based exchange-traded products.


OTC Markets' Transfer Agent Verified Shares Program Adds Empire Stock Transfer

– OTC Markets Group launched the Transfer Agent Verified Shares Program initiative with the goal of providing investors current and reliable share data on OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities.


QUICK TAKE: Moody’s Says CMA Acquisition of NEX Is a ”Good Fit”

– In this QUICK TAKE, Moody’s analyst and senior vice president Donald Robertson said that the announcement of CME to purchase the NEX is a good fit and makes sense to him.