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ICE Licenses Swap Futures Methodology From Eris Exchange
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Intercontinental Exchange plans to begin trading swap futures in 2015 in credit and interest rates based on intellectual property licensed from Eris Exchange. ICE will offer a rival product to cleared OTC swaps.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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A Conversation About Bitcoin Exchanges
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Platform providers are drawing upon experience with high-frequency trading and fintech to create infrastructure for virtual currency exchanges.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Aequitas Approved: Canadian Regs Green-Light Anti-Predatory HFT Exchange
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
The newly approved Aequitas exchange wants to correct unfair advantages given to HFTs over retail investors. Competition had prompted TMX Group to plan a similarly minded relaunch of the Alpha exchange. But is the devil in the details?
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Nasdaq OMX Expands Market Access in Chicago for Futures & Options Trading Community
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Nasdaq will open a point of presence (PoP) in Chicago, enabling traders in the midwest to connect with the eSpeed bond trading platform as well as Nasdaq cash equity and equity derivatives markets.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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BATS Appoints Markets Expert Chris Concannon President
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
BATS hires Concannon, a former Nasdaq executive, as it continues to integrate Direct Edge and looks to build upon recent successes in equities and options.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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CME Layoffs Hit Technology Group Hardest
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
CME Group's restructuring will eliminate 5% of the workforce.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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IEX CTO Runs 10-Month Marathon
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The most influential time in Rob Park's career was the 10 months it took to take IEX from conception to production.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Eris Swap Futures Expand Into Other Regions & Asset Classes
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Eris Exchange licensed its swap futures methodology to the Montreal Exchange while setting a record for daily volume in its domestic swap futures contracts, buoyed by new buy-side entrants.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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GTS's Sale of Microwave Network to TMX Group to BroadenAccess to Ultra-Fast Data
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Microwave data networks are going mainstream, and will level the playing field for all investors to access critical market data, said CEO of GTS, which entered a deal to sell StrikeNet to TMX Group.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Strong Recovery of Equity Trading Volumes on Global Exchanges
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Statistics from the World Federation of Stock Exchanges show that equity trading volumes rose 10%, signaling a strong recovery for the first half of 2014.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Transforming Client Certification at BM&FBOVESPA
Candyce Edelen, CEO, PropelGrowthNews
Certifying an exchange client is a lengthy process that can be made easier with automation.
By Candyce Edelen CEO, PropelGrowth,
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Nasdaq OMX Expands Information Offering with Macroeconomic Data
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Today, Nasdaq OMX announced an exclusive relationship with MasterCard to distribute its detailed reports on consumer spending activity to the buy-side community.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Nasdaq OMX Rehires Adena Friedman as Co-President
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Friedman is leaving the Carlyle Group to return to Nasdaq OMX, where she is reportedly a candidate to become the next CEO.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Intralinks Proves Social Deal Sourcing Here to Stay
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
In 2013 Intralinks saw a 99% increase in the total number of actionable M&A opportunities hosted on the platform. Deal volume is on track to double again in 2014.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Nasdaq Launches Redesigned IR Mobile Application
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
A diverse team of designers at Nasdaq see user experience as a strategic differentiator.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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SEC Eyes Potential Order Routing Disclosures
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Requiring brokers to provide more transparency into their stock order routing practices would give investors more information on where their trades are being executed.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Fast and Furious: High Frequency Trading Raises Hackles
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
Michael Lewis' new book "Flash Boys" has whipped up a furious tornado of criticism about high frequency trading. But the market and regulators need to resist the urge to ban the practice and instead embrace the notion of high frequency monitoring and surveillance.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
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The Great HFT Debate Is Yesterday's News
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
If you are still slogging it out over HFT, you are missing the point. The real debate is about market structure.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Ten HFT Debates to Follow on Twitter
Becca Lipman, Senior Editor
The moment Flash Boys hit the shelves Twitter became a battleground for the HFT debate. #Flashboys #HFT
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Why Securities Exchanges Need a New Data Standard
Sinan Baskan, SAP, News
Stock trades involve large amounts of data. The lack of a unifying data standard slows global communication.
By Sinan Baskan, SAP ,
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