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Vela’s Plans Post-Acquisitions Feature,Mwiki,Video,video

In this video from the 36th annual Options Industry Conference (OIC) in Amelia Island, Fla., Vela CEO Jennifer Nayar talks about where the company sees opportunity after its acquisition of OptionsCity and Object Trading in the summer of 2017.   Produced by Mike Forrester Interview by Spencer Doar

Bond Trader’s $10 Million Volatility Bet Is Paying Off; ECB wary of putting end-date on quantitative easing; Low volatility blamed for poor investment bank results Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight On The Move: Vela Makes its second fintech acquisition in the last two months, acquiring Object Trading in addition to the OptionsCity deal that closed in June. Sarah Rudolph – John Lothian News Vela Trading Technologies has been on an acquisition binge since rebranding from its former incarnations as SR Labs and Wombat Financial Software – at least, if you can call two a binge. Less than a month after buying OptionsCity, the fintech company that provided electronic options and futures trading, Vela has announced it will acquire Object Trading, a global direct market access provider located…

Vela to acquire Object Trading complementing its recent acquisition of OptionsCity; They’re The World’s Fastest Traders. Why Aren’t They Thriving?; Why Everyone’s Trading Volatility Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Vela to acquire Object Trading complementing its recent acquisition of OptionsCity; Acquisition enables Vela to offer a comprehensive software and managed services solution across the entire electronic trading workflow Vela Trading Technologies LLC (Vela), an award-winning global leader in high performance trading, market data, and analytics technology, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Object Trading, a global provider of a fully-managed Direct Market Access (DMA) platform, pre-trade risk controls, and analytics applications. /goo.gl/qzVNsV ****SD: Who’s going to be number three? My Spidey sense is tingling a bit. When Brian Cassin, Vela’s head of product strategy, spoke at…

Steve Woodyatt, Object Trading – Blurring the buy and sell sides MWEd,Video,video

Over the last 10 years the buy and sell sides have undergone drastic shifts due to two main factors: unbundling and fragmentation. In this talk from MarketsWiki Education’s London event, Steve Woodyatt, CEO of Object Trading, discusses those two phenomena. Woodyatt details how unbundling and fragmentation are caused, to one degree or another, by regulation and competition. Whereas traditionally the sell side provided a whole host of services to the buy side, now the lines have been blurred and in some cases the buy and sell sides appear to have traded places. These service packages are essentially being “unbundled.” That…

John Lothian Newsletter: CFTC Proposes Narrowing Wall Street’s Foreign Swaps Loophole; Deutsche Börse and Irish Stock Exchange expand their partnership; Nasdaq’s Battle With Energy Market Giants Begins on July 24 John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Climbing For Kids Miriam Condon has been training for the last six months for the “Three Peaks Challenge- threepeakschallenge.uk” to raise money for Futures for Kids. This coming Saturday, alongside her teammates from the futures industry, she will be climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon, which are the three highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland, all in under 24 hours. (Hopefully with some fast driving in between.) Your support for this amazing feat and amazing cause would be much appreciated. Please donate whatever you can and help children globally. Miriam has already raised £724.73 toward her…

Flex Time: Object Trading’s Dan Hubscher on Shedding Operational Complexity Tech / HFT,Video

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From a flurry of new regulations and rapid changes in market structure to constant updates from exchanges, simple, flexible infrastructure has never been more important in the trading world. John Lothian News spoke with Dan Hubscher of Object Trading on the topic of shedding operational complexity and what they found from their most recent research. “The problem is,” according to Hubscher, “that people are stuck in silos – all the trading applications, infrastructure and connectivity come packaged with the screens. Every time there is an innovation or change at the exchange level, there is a ripple effect all the way…

John Lothian Newsletter: Osaka Considers Pricing Change to Boost Volume; Getco to add clearers to European dark pool; India’s UCE to Begin Operations by Year End John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

OSE is thinking about offering rebates to traders for taking positions in volatility index futures on the exchange.  Getco plans to add two new clearers to its dark pool in Europe, angling for new OTC clearing business.  Universal Commodity Exchange, India’s sixth national commodity trading venue, gets ready to open its doors by year end.  Speaking of creating new places to trade, volume statistics are out for many of the exchanges around the world; you can get links to all the diamonds-amid-dark-clouds news in our “Exchanges and Trading Facilities” section.  In First Read, John Lothian answers the question, “Are we…