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Evolving at the Speed of Light

During times of rapid change and fast-moving markets, brokerages need to adapt and grow quickly and efficiently. At Lightspeed, we highly value our ability to accommodate our clients’ needs while anticipating upcoming trends in the industry. Now that 2018 is well underway, we decided to take some time to reflect on our recent growth and.. Read more

The Difference Between ETFs And ETNs

By: Wayne Duggan Exchange-traded funds or ETFs, have become one of the most popular trading and investing tools on Wall Street. According to research firm ETFGI, there was nearly $4.6 trillion invested in ETFs as of November 2017. But while you may be familiar with ETFs, you may not be quite as familiar with their.. Read more

The IPOX® Week, March 19, 2018

IPOX® Indexes trade mixed during expiration week. IPOX® International ETF (ticker: FPXI) rises, becomes first ETF to track Siemens Healthineers (SHL GR). IPO Deal-flow Review & Outlook: Busy week for global deals, Dropbox (DBX US) in U.S. IPO pipeline. IPOX® Indexes trade mixed during expiration week. The IPOX Indexes traded mixed last week, with the.. Read more

What To Expect From This Week’s Fed Meeting

By: Wayne Duggan Investors are watching the Federal Reserve meeting this week for yet another interest rate hike. Here’s a look at what investors can expect, what goes into the Fed’s decision and where the economy was the last time interest rates were this high. Expectations The March Fed meeting begins on Tuesday, but the.. Read more

Webinar Recap: How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Impacts Investors, Traders, and Investment Managers

In late December 2017, the president signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacting major tax reforms. The changes introduced by this Act will have some significant implications for investors. To help traders understand these effects, we invited Robert Green, CPA and CEO of GreenTraderTax.com, to give a webinar on the subject. In his presentation,.. Read more

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