NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes has been named the Most Innovative Index Provider of the Year by the 2014 ETFExpress Global Awards. The award was presented in late February at the ETFExpress Global Awards gala in London. NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes gained the largest amount of votes in an online poll to win the title.
It makes sense to own a tech sector-based ETF, argues NASDAQ OMX EVP John Jacobs in his latest Forbes article. ETFs remove individual stock attributes and allow investors to focus on select areas of the technology ecosystem.
"Things are finally looking up for Europe’s beleaguered economies," says Hans-Ole Jochumsen in an op/ed article in City A.M. "So it is incomprehensible that we are still taking the idea of implementing a European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) seriously."
As we gather in New York City to celebrate Social Media Week 2014, it’s a pleasure to connect with some the field’s thought leaders. But how did they attain their insight-based stature and, more importantly, how do they maintain it? How do they create authentic experiences to beat the socialbots and boost the value of their Thought Leadership stock?
NASDAQ began on February 8, 1971, as an automated quotation system for 2,400 over-the-counter stocks. It was the first fully computerized, transparent, and fast mechanism for trading securities. And since that day 43 years ago, the market has never been the same.
Q&A Portfolio Solutions founder Rick Ferri and NASDAQ OMX Global Indexes Head of Research David Krein discuss the findings of a new study on the relative performance of index fund portfolios versus actively managed funds.
Independent research firm Forrester has cited BWise again as a “Leader in Enterprise GRC Platforms” in their “The Forrester Wave™: Governance, Risk, And Compliance Platforms, Q1 2014. BWise received the highest score in two of the three ranking categories this year.
The NASDAQ OMX Group participated in discussions and opened its market from Davos, Switzerland during the 2014 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. This was the ninth market open that NASDAQ OMX has held remotely from Davos. The Opening Bell ceremony was displayed live on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower and the NASDAQ studio wall within MarketSite.
The CBOE NASDAQ-100 BuyWrite Index (BXN) is the basis of the Recon Capital NASDAQ-100 Covered Call ETF (QYLD), which launched in December 2013. This exchange-traded fund (ETF) is the latest addition to a small, recent wave of covered-call ETFs and NASDAQ’s third in this category. Recon Capital Partners CIO Kevin Kelly and others recently rang the Opening Bell at MarketSite to celebrate.
NASDAQ OMX EVP of Global Technology Services and Chief Information Officer Brad Peterson has been named to the Trading Tech 40 list by Institutional Investor magazine. Peterson is ranked #9 on the 2014 list, which also includes key leaders from other global exchanges and trading venues. The Trading Tech 40 is an annual ranking by Institutional Investor editors.