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Five Predictions for Crypto in 2019

In this guest article, David Azaraf examines 5 macro trends that crypto investors and traders should watch out for in the next 12 months.

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Data Privacy Named as Key Cloud Worry

– Data privacy now key concern while fears over security ease, as financial firms move their businesses to the cloud, Thomson survey finds.

QuantHouse and Enyx Introduce FPGA-Accelerated Market Data as a Service

– The new FPGA combines end-to-end, ultra-low latency market data normalization and distribution with fully managed support and co-location services within the Hong Kong Exchange datacenter.

Vela Completes Rollout of Latest Version of Market Data Ticker Plant

– The firm rolled out of the latest version of SMDS, its flagship ticker plant software, to all clients globally.

Consolidated Audit Trail Selects Exegy Packet Capture Service

– Exegy delivers complete recordings of selected feeds to customers via file transfers over local network cross connections or remote Internet connections.

ON THE MOVE: Citi Adds Hugon and Gerbier; Goldman Loses Russo

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

Vela Expands SuperFeed into Asia Pacific Markets

– The exchanges being added to Vela’s SuperFeed include ASX24, Hong Kong Exchange, National Stock Exchange of India, Osaka Stock Exchange, and Singapore Stock Exchange.

Instimatch Global Opens Amsterdam Office

– Instimatch Global, the new digital network for institutional money market lending, has opened an Amsterdam office, as part of its ongoing European expansion. The office will be run by Roel Schuring.

Nasdaq to Provide Morningstar with Basic Real-Time Market Data

– The two companies announced an agreement under which Nasdaq will provide the Nasdaq Basic real-time market data feed to Morningstar on a global scale.

New Scientific Beta Paper Highlights Sector Investment Risk

– ERI Scientific Beta new paper examines implicit sector risk taken by smart factor indices and analyzes the implications for their short- and long-term risk-adjusted performance.

Nasdaq Financial Framework Technology Extended Globally

– Nasdaq announced its Market Technology division has now launched its Financial Framework technology into the banks and brokers segment for complete outsourcing of trading infrastructure and operations.

DSB to Create Technology Roadmap to Evolve Technology

– The Derivatives Service Bureau is creating a new technology strategy subcommittee for OTC Derivative Identifiers based on industry feedback.

US Equity ETF Inflows Hit Nearly $20Bn in August, Bonds Up Too

– Funds flows are in both equities and fixed-income ETFs as investors are playing both offense and defense during August.

Tough Love in Capital Markets: 4 Ways Regulators Drive Innovation

– In this exclusive to Traders Magazine, guest author Andy Ross examines how regulators can goose technological innovation and help - not hurt - the industry.

Reference Data Remains Crypto Weakness

– Cryptocurrency trading continues to mature and has brought a massive migraine for the buy side's middle- and back-office operations due to a lack of standard identifiers.

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.