Unraveling the Mystery of Last Week’s Massive E-mini Futures Trade

12 Dec 2016

Transaction, valued at $1.8 billion, was reminiscent of trade that led to 2010 ‘Flash Crash’

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A Nasdaq Speed Upgrade Is Threatening IEX

20 Oct 2016

An overhaul at Nasdaq will sharply shrink the time it takes for trades to be published on its consolidated feed of stock prices

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The Supercharged SIP, IEX Speed Bumps and Latency

04 Oct 2016

The Securities Information Processor, or SIP, long regarded as a default way of receiving data on Wall Street, is about to become turbocharged. And IEX customers are about to receive IEX data from the SIP 10 times faster than from the market itself.

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These Metrics Spot Signs Of ETF Failures

21 Sep 2016

With the number of exchange-traded funds continuing to grow at what some across the industry call an “unsustainable” rate, a new trend is beginning to attract attention: the risk, if not rise, of ETF closures.

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What Happens If Investors (and Cyber Criminals) Can Access CAT’s Data Goldmine?

01 Aug 2016

If cyber criminals were able to hack their way into the massive CAT database, the investors’ group wrote, they could inflict significant financial harm on investors and the market. In expressing these concerns, the group acknowledged something about the SEC’s CAT that’s becoming increasingly apparent to the market: It will be a goldmine of market information.

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