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John McCrank

Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria

16 Jul 2019

NEW YORK Two years ago Nasdaq Inc and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector."

Factbox - Blockchain projects: A status update

16 Jul 2019

Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

Factbox: Blockchain projects - A status update

16 Jul 2019

Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

Blockchain projects: A status update

16 Jul 2019

Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

FACTBOX-Blockchain projects: A status update

16 Jul 2019

July 16 Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July

13 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts on July 22.

SEC sets dates for first phase of disputed exchange pricing plan

22 May 2019

NEW YORK The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it will begin the first phase of a plan aimed at evaluating how stock exchange fees and incentives affect how brokers trade, even as several exchanges sue the regulator in an attempt to kill the experiment.

SEC tells exchanges to better justify the fees they charge

22 May 2019

NEW YORK The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has told equities exchanges they must clearly describe and justify how they set their fees, including how they charge for market data and connectivity, potentially limiting future revenue growth.

ICE gets CFTC nod for 'speed bump' on U.S. futures exchange

15 May 2019

NEW YORK, May 15 Intercontinental Exchange Inc can introduce the first "speed bump" in the U.S. futures markets, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Wednesday, prompting concerns by some market participants that market quality will suffer as a result.

Tradeweb reports dip in earnings on higher expenses

09 May 2019

NEW YORK Tradeweb Markets Inc on Thursday reported a drop in earnings for the first quarter as higher expenses at the newly public electronic trading platform operator outweighed a jump in revenue.

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