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Cisco to Acquire Cybersecurity Firm Splunk in $28bn Deal

Cisco has confirmed its plans to acquire Nasdaq-listed cybersecurity and observability major Splunk for $157 per share in cash, totaling a whopping $28 billion equity value. Gary Steele, Splunk’s current President and CEO, will soon be integrated into Cisco’s Executive Leadership Team, directly under Chair… Read More

Stock, Options Trading: Blackboxstocks Introduces Program Featuring Real-Time Data from Nasdaq

Blackboxstocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLBX), a financial technology and social media hybrid platform offering real-time proprietary analytics for stock and options traders, announced the launch of the beta program “for the company’s new portfolio alert product StockNanny, featuring real-time data from Nasdaq.” StockNanny leverages the real-time… Read More

Nasdaq Bails on Crypto Custody Ambition

In September 2022, Nasdaq announced a new Nasdaq Digital Assets division that would provide a custody solution, subject to regulatory approval. According to reports, Nasdaq has decided to abandon its push into crypto custody to focus on other initiatives – like its move into Regtech… Read More

Nasdaq Announces Acquisition of Adenza from Thoma Bravo

Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ), a technology company serving the global financial system, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Adenza, a provider of mission-critical risk management and regulatory software to the financial services industry, from Thoma Bravo, a software investment firm,… Read More

Nasdaq Enhances Risk Platform to Assist Banking Firms, Broker-Dealers with Real-Time Risk Management

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced it has made a series of enhancements to its risk technology platform, which is widely “used by the banking and broker-dealer community to manage liquidity and market risk.” The upgrades will “help firms better navigate extreme market conditions, providing a live… Read More

Former NASDAQ Vice Chair Sandy Frucher Joins Singapore’s Green Fintech MVGX

MVGX Holdings, a Singapore-based FinTech company, providing end-to-end Carbon Software-as-a-Service solutions, announced that it has appointed Meyer “Sandy” Frucher as its Vice Chairman. In his new role, Sandy will be “responsible for guiding the company toward establishing an interconnected global carbon infrastructure network with national… Read More

DBS Bank to Leverage Nasdaq Surveillance Tech to Enhance Market Integrity

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) recently announced a technology agreement with DBS Bank (SGX:D05). DBS will leverage Nasdaq’s technology as they seek “to advance its surveillance capabilities and continue to protect its clients from market abuse.” DBS Bank, a financial services group in Asia, will “leverage Nasdaq… Read More

Nasdaq Announces New Corporate Structure to Enhance Business Strategy

Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that it is “organizing its business units into three divisions: Market Platforms, Capital Access Platforms, and Anti-Financial Crime.” This new structure will “align the company more closely to the foundational shifts that are driving the evolution of the global financial… Read More

Nasdaq Listed Jupiter Wellness Lists on Blockchain Enhanced Upstream

Upstream has announced another reporting company trading on the blockchain-enhanced marketplace following the news that ShiftPixy (NASDAQ: PIXY) added its shares to Upstream. Jupiter Wellness  (NASDAQ:JUPW) a company that offers over-the-counter health treatments, will trade as a digital security. Jupiter is a micro-cap with a… Read More

Nasdaq Introduces Digital Asset Custody Services

Nasdaq Inc is reportedly placing a major bet on the crypto market, with the introduction of a digital assets unit that’s aimed at attracting institutional investors. The new division, called Nasdaq Digital Assets, will aim to provide custody services for crypto-assets, such as Bitcoin (BTC)… Read More

Nasdaq Listed ShiftPixy Plans to Trade Shares on Digital Securities Platform Upstream, Powered by MERJ

ShiftPixy, Inc. (NASDAQ: PIXY) has announced a plan to “duel list” its shares on digital securities marketplace Upstream, a platform powered by MERJ and Horizon Fintex. ShiftPixy has a current market cap of around $585 million. ShiftPixy has been going through a period of transition… Read More

Brazilian Fintech Inter&Co Trades on Nasdaq

Inter&Co (NASDAQ: INTR), a Brazil-based Fintech, commenced trading of its shares on the Nasdaq today. Inter&Co previously traded on Brazil’s B3 exchange. As was previously reported, Inter&Co is seeking the greater liquidity and robust capital markets of the US as it plans its expansion. Inter&Co reports… Read More

Pagaya Trades on Nasdaq Following SPAC Deal

Pagaya Technologies has listed its shares on the Nasdaq following the completion of a SPAC deal with EJF Acquisition Corp. The shares are trading under the symbol “PGY” at around $5.70/share. The deal was approved by Pagaya shareholders on June 16, 2022, and by EJFA’s… Read More

Brazil: Fintech “Super App” Inter&Co to Trade on Nasdaq Later this Month

Inter&Co, a Brazilian Fintech “Super App,” will trade on Nasdaq later this month. Inter&Co recently acquired US-based USEND as part of its transition. Inter claims the title as the first Brazilian digital bank to list its shares on B3 in Brazil in 2018 and it… Read More

SPACs: Global Blockchain Acquisition Corp Submits IPO Application

Blank-check company Global Blockchain Acquisition Corp. has reportedly filed for a $150M initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday (April 20, 2022). The firm’s management noted that they plan to focus its search for an initial business combination on blockchain or DLT-related technology, economy, industries and… Read More

Digital Assets: Spot Cryptocurrency ETF in Demand by Financial Advisors, Survey Reveals

According to a Nasdaq survey of 500 financial advisors who are “currently or considering allocating to crypto,” 72% of advisors would be “more likely to invest client assets in crypto if a spot ETF product were offered in the United States.” Among advisors already investing… Read More

Anchorage Digital Becomes Core Custodian for Nasdaq Crypto Index

Anchorage Digital, a regulated digital asset firm and the first digital asset bank, has been chosen as the core custodian for the Nasdaq Crypto Index (NCI), according to a company post. Anchorage states that it was selected due to its ability to manage billions of… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Correlation to NASDAQ Increased to 57%, Now a Sustained Reversal of Risk-off Trade Last Week: Report

The correlation of Bitcoin to the Nasdaq is currently ~57%, “climbing over the past week,” according to an update from BitOoda. As the team at BitOoda had noted this past week, the Russian invasion of Ukraine led to “a large sell off that reversed faster… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Correlation to Nasdaq Drops to 51%, Relationship Is Strongest when NASDAQ Is Down Big: Report

The research team at BitOoda has provided an update on Bitcoin and broader public markets. As of February 15, 2022, $291 million in YTD fund outflows have taken place along with an inverted term structure of BTC volatility now “at 11% realized less implied.” As… Read More

Bitcoin Remains Risk-On Asset Notwithstanding Inflation Hedge, Digital Gold, Uncorrelated Asset Narratives: Report

The correlation of Bitcoin (BTC) to the Nasdaq stands at around 53% and declining. Recently, the S&P and the Nasdaq have stabilized after the late January 2022 selloff, according to an update from BitOoda. As they’ve noted, a large down day in the Nasdaq is… Read More

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