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Electronic Trading

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Technological advancements and the demand for low-cost, fast trade executions could drive growth for electronic trading companies.

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  • Reuters3 days ago

    Big corporates back crypto "plumbing" despite currency caution

    Major finance and tech firms are pouring money into startups building technology to develop the crypto market, even though they're steering clear of the volatile currencies themselves. Venture capital investments in crypto and blockchain startups that included funds from corporates have raced to $850 million so far this year, data compiled by PitchBook for Reuters shows.

  • Earnings Preview: Nasdaq (NDAQ) Q1 Earnings Expected to Decline
    Zacks4 days ago

    Earnings Preview: Nasdaq (NDAQ) Q1 Earnings Expected to Decline

    Nasdaq (NDAQ) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

  • MarketAxess (MKTX) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth
    Zacks4 days ago

    MarketAxess (MKTX) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

    MarketAxess (MKTX) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

  • Interactive Brokers (IBKR) Beats on Q1 Earnings, Costs Rise
    Zacks4 days ago

    Interactive Brokers (IBKR) Beats on Q1 Earnings, Costs Rise

    Interactive Brokers' (IBKR) first-quarter 2019 results benefit from higher revenues. However, higher expenses act as a headwind.

  • Global firms aim to 'change lives' by backing UK's ethical companies
    Reuters4 days ago

    Global firms aim to 'change lives' by backing UK's ethical companies

    Global technology giant SAP is the latest big company to endorse British firms that aim to do good, as more consumers drive businesses to prove their social and environmental credentials. The German software firm has unveiled plans to promote ethical firms on its 2 trillion pound a year trading platform, Ariba - the world's largest business commerce network - where 3.9 million companies in 190 countries buy and sell services. Following in the footsteps of pharmaceutical giant Johnson and Johnson and consultancy firm PwC, SAP will also award more contracts to British social enterprises - firms that aim to do good as well as make profit - although it did not give details.

  • Financial Times4 days ago

    Majority of investors in key poll see no further Fed rate rises

    A slim majority of fund managers now reckon the Federal Reserve has concluded its rate rise cycle, according to a closely watched survey that highlights the dramatic change in investor sentiment since the start of this year. The proportion of investors who expect the Fed to have finished increasing interest rates has risen to 53 per cent, from less than 40 per cent in March, according to a poll by Bank of America Merrill Lynch of 187 managers with $547bn in assets under management. to continue raising interest rates.

  • Global Payments Buys Discover Global Cards to Expand in APAC
    Zacks9 days ago

    Global Payments Buys Discover Global Cards to Expand in APAC

    Global Payments acquires Discover Financial cards to deepen its reach in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

  • Financial Times9 days ago

    Neil Woodford’s stakes in three private companies suspended

    Veteran investor Neil Woodford has been dealt a blow following the suspension of three of his stakes in unquoted private companies on the Guernsey stock exchange last night, following his decision to list them offshore in order to reduce his flagship’s funds exposure to unquoted holdings. Mr Woodford shifted his stakes in the biotech company Benevolent AI, cold fusion company Industrial Heat and technology investor Ombu offshore between the middle of last year and March 2019 amid pressure to keep his flagship equity income fund within the financial regulator’s 10 per cent limit for unquoted stocks.

  • Financial Times9 days ago

    LCF scandal unwinds further as latest link goes into administration

    London Capital & Finance scandal has fallen into administration, as 11,600 bondholders wait to see if they will ever get their money back. London Power Corporation, controlled by Simon Hume-Kendall and Elten Barker, filed for administration this month, according to court filings. The pair were named by administrators to LCF, which sold unregulated mini-bonds, as two of four men at the heart of a series of “highly suspicious transactions” involving holiday resorts in Cape Verde, Cornwall and the Dominican Republic, and which ploughed millions of pounds of customers’ money into a web of intertwined schemes.

  • Here's Why You Should Hold On to Cboe Global (CBOE) Stock
    Zacks10 days ago

    Here's Why You Should Hold On to Cboe Global (CBOE) Stock

    Cboe Global Markets (CBOE) promises return on the back of perational excellence.

  • Financial Times10 days ago

    Robots scour earnings calls for ‘vague’ signals to sell

    Company executives hoping to get away with vague remarks on earnings calls with analysts have a new enemy: algorithms. A study by Bank of America Merrill Lynch has found that instructing computer programmes to decode language from the often-dry quarterly calls and use that to inform decisions to buy or sell stocks, can add an extra 6.3 per cent to annualised returns. In particular, unclear language is being identified as a consistent signal to sell a company’s stock, according to the research.

  • Nasdaq (NDAQ) Posts Mixed Q1 Volumes, March ADV Disappoints
    Zacks11 days ago

    Nasdaq (NDAQ) Posts Mixed Q1 Volumes, March ADV Disappoints

    Nasdaq (NDAQ) is poised for long-term growth given continued improvement at index and analytics businesses followed by moderate exchange data products operations.

  • Reuters12 days ago

    Indonesia arrests eight in major human trafficking bust

    I ndonesia has arrested eight suspects in what police on Tuesday called the country's biggest ever human trafficking bust, involving 1,200 victims taken abroad as domestic workers. Police said they had uncovered four syndicates that trafficked victims to Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Turkey with the promise of high-paying jobs since 2014. When the victims arrived, their wages were withheld and some were sexually abused.

  • Analysts Estimate Interactive Brokers (IBKR) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for
    Zacks12 days ago

    Analysts Estimate Interactive Brokers (IBKR) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for

    Interactive Brokers (IBKR) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

  • MarketAxess Partners Virtu for New Trading Tools and ETFs
    Zacks13 days ago

    MarketAxess Partners Virtu for New Trading Tools and ETFs

    MarketAxess (MKTX) ties up with Virtu for gaining access to ETFs and new trading tools.

  • Financial Times13 days ago

    Bets against euro hit highest level since 2016

    A run of disappointing data in the eurozone and mounting concerns about the health of the global economy have prompted hedge funds and other speculators to amass the biggest bet against the euro since late 2016. Non-commercial traders increased their net short position on the euro by $2.6bn in the week to April 2 to $13.9bn, according to calculations by Goldman Sachs based on US Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released late on Friday. The net short position at 99,184 contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange was the highest since December 2016, Bloomberg data show.

  • Reuters13 days ago

    RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Arabia threatens to ditch dollar oil trades to stop 'NOPEC' - sources

    LONDON/DUBAI, April 5 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is threatening to sell its oil in currencies other than the dollar if Washington passes a bill exposing OPEC members to U.S. antitrust lawsuits, three sources familiar with Saudi energy policy said.

  • Intercontinental Exchanges (ICE) March Volume Improves Y/Y
    Zacks16 days ago

    Intercontinental Exchanges (ICE) March Volume Improves Y/Y

    Intercontinental Exchange's (ICE) March volume reflects improved Financial ADV partially offset by decline in Commodities ADV.

  • Reuters17 days ago

    EXCLUSIVE-Saudi Arabia threatens to ditch dollar oil trades to stop 'NOPEC' - sources

    LONDON/DUBAI, April 5 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is threatening to sell its oil in currencies other than the dollar if Washington passes a bill exposing OPEC members to U.S. antitrust lawsuits, three sources familiar with Saudi energy policy said. Two of the sources said the plan had been discussed with OPEC members and one source briefed on Saudi oil policy said Riyadh had also communicated the threat to senior U.S. energy officials.

  • Cboe Global (CBOE) Posts Weak March Volumes, Guides Q1 RPC
    Zacks17 days ago

    Cboe Global (CBOE) Posts Weak March Volumes, Guides Q1 RPC

    Cboe Global (CBOE) suffers low trading volumes in March with both options and futures ADV witnessing a year-over-year drop.

  • When to Exercise Your Puts
    Zacks17 days ago

    When to Exercise Your Puts

    When to Exercise Your Puts