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The Periodic Table

Fidessa's Steve Grob has written a response to Marcus Ferber writing to ESMA condemning periodic auctions. The blog strongly criticizes Ferber's approach, and looks at the problems behind the "lit is good and dark is bad" attitude.

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Do you think that NY AG Schneiderman's probe into crypto exchanges will curtail growth and trading?



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VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Cindy Finkelman

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VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Karen O’Connor

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Karen O’Connor, trueEX -- Excellence in Leadership. Speaking at Markets Media's 2017 Women in Finance Awards luncheon https://marketsmedia.com.

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VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Eileen K Murray

VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Eileen K Murray

Eileen K Murray, Bridgewater Associates -- Lifetime Achievement. Speaking at Markets Media's 2017 Women in Finance Awards luncheon https://marketsmedia.com.

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VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Thea Williams

VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Thea Williams

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VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Andrea Leung

VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Andrea Leung

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VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Elinor Hoover

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VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Joanna Davies

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VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Susan Cosgrove

VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Susan Cosgrove

Susan Cosgrove, DTCC -- Individual Achievement. Speaking at Markets Media's 2017 Women in Finance Awards luncheon https://marketsmedia.com.

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VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Jennifer Nayar

VIDEO: WIF 2017 Winner Jennifer Nayar

Jennifer Nayar, Vela -- CEO of the Year. Speaking at Markets Media's 2017 Women in Finance Awards luncheon https://marketsmedia.com.

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Wall Street Women 2013 - Mentor of the Year

Wall Street Women 2013 - Mentor of the Year

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