TRADE NEWS — News Releases & Products
Cqg is expanding its market data for Nasdaq Omx with Nordic derivatives. The new coverage includes futures, options, and cash quotes on the Omx Stockholm 30 Index, Omx Copenhagen 20 Index, Omx Stockholm Benchmark GI, and Vinx 30 Index. Customers can access real-time and historical Nordic data on the Cqg Integrated Client platform. Trading access to Nasdaq Omx Nordic derivatives is scheduled for later this year.
Cqg now also provides low-latency trade execution for derivatives traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Tse). Cqg’s hosted trading gateway for Tse provides traders with direct market access to one of the leading global exchanges.BACK TO LIST
Interbank FX has unveiled the pattern recognition scanner (Prs), an addition to its progressing transparency tools. Available for download through the Interbank FX website, forex training tutorials are obtainable, complete with an education of how to supplement trading using chart patterns. Traders can view accuracy by patterns, pairs, and intervals, allowing for a comprehensive analysis of market movement. The Prs scans multiple currencies and time frames looking for price consolidation patterns. When a forming pattern is identified, traders using the Prs will be alerted. Completed patterns offer traders a look at where the price direction is most likely to head. The Interbank FX-Prs can be used to spot potentially strong trades or to help confirm the strength of current positions.BACK TO LIST
Marketplace Books has released the brand-new video series featuring the top instructors at the Options Institute at the Cboe. This series covers key option trading topics targeted to traders at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Presenters Jim Bittman, Marty Kearney, and Peter Lusk walk traders through the strategies and tactics most used by novice and experienced traders.BACK TO LIST
Fxcm Holdings says that Patria Direct, a retail securities dealer headquartered in the Czech Republic, will provide forex and Cfd trading through a platform built by Fxcm’s in-house developers. The collaboration combines Fxcm’s technology with Patria’s expertise in capital markets and customer-focused service. Patria Direct chose Fxcm’s no dealing desk technology to trade forex with transparent pricing, fair execution, and tight bid/ask spreads.BACK TO LIST
Hamilton Software’s Easy Ror 9.0 has been released, the company said, adding that it is simpler and easier to use than a traditional portfolio manager. Easy Ror only requires the user to enter portfolio balances, deposits, and withdrawals; there is no need to track positions, trades, transfers, dividends or securities. Easy Ror’s simple data requirement saves time and reduces errors while providing investors what they need to know most: their rate of return. Easy Ror calculates internal rate of return (Irr) both before or after tax and gross or net of fees. Any number of portfolios can be tracked, composite results can be calculated for multiple portfolios, and reports can be produced in a variety of formats over varying time frames, showing periodic and annualized results. A risk-free trial of the program is available.BACK TO LIST
ZuluTrade.com, a forex and autotrading social community that enables third-party algorithmic trading to be autotraded through account holders worldwide, has announced that through patent-pending technology, the website tracks trades and success rates of expert currency traders and allows autotraders to select and follow experts, then directs those trades in the autotrader’s broker account. This online service is provided to autotraders for free.BACK TO LIST
TradingScreen announced the addition of Société Générale corporate & investment banking to TradeFX, TradingScreen’s broker-neutral community of forex liquidity providers. Société Générale will offer the TradingScreen buy-side client base a full forex execution suite covering spot, forward, and swap deal types.
In other news, TradingScreen has acquired the post-trade transaction cost analysis and consulting services of Gscs Information Services. The integration will establish TradingScreen as an independent provider of post-trade analysis and consulting services.BACK TO LIST
New features have been added to Almanac Investor, the online companion service to Stock Trader’s Almanac, John Wiley & Sons announced. Changes include expanded Almanac Investor Alerts and a new blog and media center. Alerts are now twice a week, and Almanac Weekly Trading forecasts offer trading sentiment predictions for the week ahead. Alerts will feature expanded columns from Almanac experts on commodities, exchange traded funds (Etfs), and other related subjects. The Almanac Investor enewsletter is distributed the last Thursday of every month. In addition, a new media center and an updated design of the home page is available.BACK TO LIST
Low Stress Trading has announced a video CD course for home-study use. The course will examine the use of a dozen trading tools and covers trading mechanics, advanced timing strategies, entry and exit techniques, and money and risk management. This integrated course also covers aspects of using options, from low-risk money making techniques to finding the right stocks to timing methods. The course, which offers more than eight hours of course work, also offers 15 chapters of intensive study materials. For novices or veteran traders.BACK TO LIST
Nasdaq Omx Group and Agora-X announced that Nasdaq Omx had bought a majority interest in Agora-X, an electronic communications network for institutional trading in over-the-counter (Otc) commodity contracts. The transaction gives Nasdaq Omx an 85% equity interest in Agora-X, up from its previous 20% ownership. Agora-X enables institutional market participants to negotiate Otc transactions in commodity and derivative contracts. Agora-X will become a part of Nasdaq Omx Commodities business.BACK TO LIST