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David Azaraf
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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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New Crypto Exchange IronX Awarded Regulatory License

– This license allows IronX to operate as a fully regulated exchange for the trading of cryptocurrencies.


SGX Proposes New "Trade at Close” Session

– Singapore Exchange (SGX) is seeking public feedback on the proposed introduction of a new trading session for the securities market, the “trade at close” (TAC), which will take place after the closing auction routine ends.


FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY: Security Traders Association of Wisconsin 33rd Annual Convention

– In this week's FLASHBACK FRIDAY GALLERY Traders Magazine looks back 10 years ago when equity markets shrugged off the effects of the subprime crisis and partied in the Midwest.


Exegy Offers CME Normalized Data via Data Port

– Exegy announced the availability of low-latency normalized market data from the CME through its new Data Port point of presence in the Aurora, Illinois co-location data center.


INTL FCStone Markets Division Launches New OTC Interest Rates Swap Products

– Broker introduces cap and floor options on LIBOR to provide comprehensive interest rate hedging solutions.


The Blockchain Skill Gap: Do We Have What It Takes to Build the Tools of Tomorrow?

– Now that more startups are embracing decentralized systems and existing businesses are offering cryptocurrency-related services, there’s an increasing need for highly-skilled professionals. However, there seems to be a serious talent shortage in this particular field.


OTC Markets Group Introduces Small Cap Listed Compliance Product

– New market data offering helps standardize and improve analysis of more than 1800 small cap securities listed on U.S. stock exchanges.


Sharpening the Axe: Three Crucial Steps Broker-Dealers Should Take Now to Prepare for 2019 CAT Industry Testing

– In this contributed article, David Campbell examines how target dates still seem tight and pending decisions remain unclear regarding CAT implementation and offers suggestions to brokers on how to get ready.


In Fixed Income, Data Dominates

– The buy-side's need for fixed income trading data remains a search for the proverbial Holy Grail.


Using Corporate Event Data to Navigate Low-Latency in Equity Options: Strategies for Institutional Traders and Market Makers

– Investors must construct a dual strategy—combining measurable post-trade execution quality analysis with pre-trade contextualized indicators of price movements—to effectively mitigate downside risk and exploit market inefficiencies with options.


GOBankingRates Announces the Best Brokers of 2018

– So, who are the Top Guns of the brokerage world?


Celent and Xceptor Publish Capital Markets Impact Note on Data

– Xceptor has launched a Celent-authored Impact Note that focuses on the value of becoming a data-driven firm.


Consolidated Market Data Feed Spending Tops $1.4B

– Capital markets firms spent over $1.4 billion on consolidated market data feeds in 2017, up 17% from two years ago. That increase comes despite new competition from direct data feeds and growing concerns about costs associated with consolidated market data.


James Leman, FIX Pioneer, Dies at 72

– Leman leaves behind a legacy of modern market structure.


MMI Issues New Report on the Economic Impact of a Financial Transaction Tax

– Modern Markets Initiative latest analysis reveals that pensions, which already face mounting obligations, would be hit with billions in new costs due to the proposed FTT.