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The Liquidity Problem

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The ICO is Dead, Long Live the ICO

– Democratizing access to early-stage capital raising has been the raison d'etre for initial coin offerings since their beginning, but many investors quickly find that some investors are still more equal than others.


Transaction Fee Pilot Seeks Data

– Why does a trade execute at one venue versus another? The answer, while seemingly obvious, isn't in the current market structure. What can be done about this and who should be doing it?


Buy Side Ramps Up Risk-Management Spending

– The asset management community is bullish on risk management investments as approximately three-quarters of buy-side firms look to evaluate or implement new risk platforms in the next 12 months.


Agorai Aims to Democratize AI

– Start-up will bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream via an app-store format.


TRADERS Q&A: Baton’s Jayaram Explores Viability and Future of DLT

– In a conversation with Traders Magazine, Baton System's Arjun Jayaram shared his thoughts with editor John D’Antona Jr. on the applications and viability of DLT, how ready it actually is for banks and financial institutions, and when and where we should expect to see it in the next several years.


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.


Firms Play Regulatory Odds on GDPR

– The race to meet the May 25 deadline for the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation is a race that many hedge funds and other buy-side firms do not expect to finish.


Q1 2018 Fixed Income Survey: Expectations for Rising Rates, Volatility and EM

– In this shared outlook, Russell Investments presents its global outlook for investors covering the breath of the fixed income and other financial markets.


Cboe Global Markets Announces Launch of Cboe One-Year Volatility Index

– The VIX1Y uses SPX options on the March expiration cycle that reference most closely a 366-day maturity.


OTC Markets Welcomes Two New Transfer Agents

– Currently, approximately 64% of U.S. companies trading on our OTCQX and OTCQB markets are represented by 18 participating transfer agents.


Crypto Confusion, Wall Street Delusion

– In this blog, the CEO of CoinRoutes David Weisberger expounds on his belief that crypto is here to stay, both as an asset class and as a technology that will improve other asset classes, but that the market and its denizens need to mature.


ON THE MOVE: Dash Bags Bogen for Execution Services

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


Blockchain in Focus

– Blockchain applications, investments and partnerships were discussed last week at the World Blockchain Forum in Dubai.


Finastra Brings Mortgage Solutions to the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

– Finastra is bringing its mortgage lending solutions to the cloud via Microsoft Azure.


QUICK TAKE: Ripple Will Lead Cryptocurrency Sector into Mainstream

– In this QUICK TAKE, Ripple is be expected to “convert the remaining crypto cynics,” affirms the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial services organizations.