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The BOX Options Exchange provides an efficient and transparent marketplace, cutting edge technology and best price filtering for customer order execution. The BOX Options Exchange offers distinctive features such as the Price Improvement Period (PIP) auction, Complex Order Book, Solicitation and Facilitation on approximately 1,600 different securities. The BOX Options Exchange has an ultra-low latency trading engine with matching based on price-time priority.
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of $9.3 trillion and 18,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.
NYSE Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), operator of the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses. NYSE Group operates multi-asset exchanges and a range of related data products and technology services. The company’s equity exchanges — the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE MKT and NYSE Arca — trade more U.S. equity volume than any other exchange group. NYSE is the global leader in capital raising for listed companies, including the majority of technology IPOs globally since 2012. The company’s equity options markets, NYSE Arca Options and NYSE Amex Options, offer complementary market models.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and global markets businesses of Bank of America Corporation. Lending, derivatives, and other commercial banking activities are performed globally by banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation, including Bank of America, N.A., member FDIC. Securities, strategic advisory, and other investment banking activities are performed globally by investment banking affiliates of Bank of America Corporation (“Investment Banking Affiliates”), including, in the United States, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, which is a registered broker-dealer and a member of FINRA and SIPC, and, in other jurisdictions, locally registered entities. Investment products offered by Investment Banking Affiliates: Are Not FDIC Insured * May Lose Value * Are Not Bank Guaranteed.
Goldman Sachs Prime Services Clearing provides the expertise to help clients finance and settle transactions on the world’s major equities and derivatives exchanges. Professional service combined with our back office platform allows clients to work with multiple asset classes and currencies through consolidated reporting. Clients include broker dealers, proprietary trading firms, hedge funds, and corporate institutions. As a global clearer, we provide a wide range of services across the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Via Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading (GSET), clients can trade across various global markets and product classes, including equities, options, futures and foreign exchange. Clients access our electronic and algorithmic trading offerings via FIX or any EMS/OMS.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm.
As the foundation for secure markets, OCC is a cost-efficient, customer-driven organization that delivers world-class risk management, clearing and settlement services to the listed options market. Our role as a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU) is critical to providing financial stability for market participants, investors, and the economy. Today, our financial guarantee and central counterparty role extend beyond listed options to OTC options, financial and commodity futures, security futures, and securities lending. Named the 2016 Clearing House of the Year – The Americas by FOW Magazine and 2016 Clearinghouse of the Year by Global Investor/ISF Magazine, OCC also promotes continued education of the listed options markets through The Options Industry Council (OIC).
Citadel Securities LLC, member FINRA and SIPC, is a leading market-maker across equities, futures, options, treasuries, and FX. Since 2002, Citadel Securities has provided deep, dependable, and consistent liquidity and execution services helping to create a more efficient, lower cost, and dependable trading experience for investors. Our commitment to liquidity provision yields tight spreads, firm prices, and a reliable presence through a myriad of market conditions. We serve all major U.S. retail broker dealers, providing connectivity and liquidity to all major U.S. exchanges and ATSs.
Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com.
Credit Suisse AG is one of the world’s leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies (referred to here as ‘Credit Suisse’). As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse offers clients its combined expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management. Credit Suisse provides advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employs approximately 47,690 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse’s parent company, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.
Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading (MSET) offers global electronic access across cash equities, options and futures. Our electronic trading tools include a broad suite of algorithms, smart order routing and direct market access.
Continental Resources (ConRes) is a Hitachi Data Systems Platinum Partner and is a Hybrid IT℠ services/solutions provider that combines custom volume solutions and logistics services with the IT skill sets you’d expect from a more traditional VAR.
Founded in 1996, FlexTrade Systems, Inc. is the industry pioneer in broker-neutral algorithmic trading platforms for equities, options, futures, foreign exchange and fixed income securities. With offices in North America, Europe and Asia, FlexTrade has a worldwide client base spanning more than 175 sell-side and buy-side firms, including many of the largest investment banks, hedge funds, asset managers, commodity trading advisors and institutional brokers. For the derivatives markets, our primary offering is the Derivix OEMS, which is a best-of-breed options order and execution management system for firms engaged in agency, facilitation and/or proprietary trading.
To learn more, visit: http://flextrade.com/sell-side/derivix-oems/
Hitachi Data Systems provides information technologies, services and solutions that help companies improve IT costs and agility, and innovate with information to make a difference in the world. Customers gain compelling return on investment, unmatched return on assets, and demonstrable business impact. With approximately 6,100 employees worldwide, Hitachi Data Systems does business in more than 100 countries and regions. Our products, services and solutions are trusted by the world’s leading enterprises, including more than 70% of the Fortune 100 and more than 80% of the Fortune Global 100.
S3 is a financial services software company that provides customized solutions to monitor and analyze trade execution, facilitate transparency, and simplify regulatory compliance. The Company’s products are used today by many of the world’s largest financial institutions, broker-dealers and exchanges to deliver market structure analytics and best execution reporting. With over 30% of U.S. listed options volume and a growing equities business, S3 leverages its proprietary software to provide 3rd party verification and optimize trade execution.
SIG is a global quantitative trading firm founded with an entrepreneurial mindset and a rigorous analytical approach to decision making. We commit our own capital to trade financial products around the world. Building virtually all of our own trading technology from scratch, we are leaders and innovators in high performance, low latency trading. Our traders, quants, developers, and systems engineers work side by side to develop and implement our trading strategies. Each individual brings their unique expertise every day to help us make optimal decisions in the global financial markets.
Wolverine Execution Services (WEX) is an independent broker-dealer specializing in the execution of equities, options and futures for institutional investors. WEX offers clients multiple venues for execution including a proprietary electronic trading platform, algorithms, direct floor access, and an agency brokerage desk. Leveraging expertise in trading technology, and risk management, WEX provides clients with anonymity, superior execution and order management in all asset classes, delivering exceptional solutions for both technical and institutional trading styles.
Market Taker Mentoring (MTM) is the leader in options education in the U.S. and abroad. Founded in 2008, MTM provides one-on-one and one-to-many option trader classes both online and in person, globally. MTM collaborates with options exchanges, options brokers and trading firms to provide options education to staff, clients and prospective clients for business development.
The Security Traders Association, STA is a unique trade organization of securities-industry professionals, comprising 24 affiliate organizations in the United States and Canada. The STA provides members with educational content on industry issues, while also representing their interests with legislators, regulators and other industry organizations. The STA fosters goodwill through charitable giving and high standards of integrity in accord with our founding principle, Dictum Meum Pactum – “My Word Is My Bond.”