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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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Private Equity Warms to Funding Portals
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Digital networks are using innovative technology to simplify private equity deal management for the middle market.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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"Flash Boys" Triggers Debate: HFT and Fairness
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Author Michael Lewis told "60 Minutes" that the computerized, high-frequency stock market is rigged, sending Wall Street into a tizzy.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Exclusive: IEX Hires Jay Fraser to Expand Relationships on Buy-and Sell-Sides
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
In a Q&A with Wall Street & Technology, Fraser talks about IEX's fair access model, buy-side ownership structure, broker neutrality and why it's different from other venues.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Nasdaq OMX Blazed Datacenter Hosting Trail 10 Years Ago
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
Ten years ago Nasdaq OMX moved its matching engines and corporate technology to a Verizon datacenter. The decision turned heads in the financial services world. Today, the practice of utilizing third-party datacenter services is becoming commonplace.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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CFTC Releases Request for Comment for Swaps Data Overhaul
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
To boost comprehensive reporting of swap-market data, the CFTC released a request for comment for improved solutions.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Attorney General Calls HFT Advantages "Insider Trading 2.0"
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman wants to eliminate the "fundamentally unfair" advantages exclusively provided to high frequency trading firms.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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