David Weisberger

Is There a Dark Pool Witch Hunt Going On?

In today's guest commentary, RegOne's David Weisberger takes a look at the evolution of dark pools and the modern day witch hunt that surrounds them.

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Is Your Exchange Ready for Tonight’s Leap Second?

– This evening, clocks around the world are gaining an extra second. This “leap second” will be added tonight - June 30th - right before 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

Greece Exchange Resumes Settlement as Market Remains Shuttered

– Greece’s exchange resumed settlement on trades that were held in limbo even as the country’s regulator kept its capital markets shuttered.

BlackRock to Start Using Shanghai-Hong Kong Exchange Link

– BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest money manager, plans to start using the Shanghai-Hong Kong exchange link, endorsing a program that has so far been slow to lure international investors.

Does Exchange Fragmentation Really Hurt the Equity Market?

– In today's commentary, RegOne's David Weisberger looks back at the "good old days" when there were two exchanges were not necessarily that good and, despite the fear of the unknown, technology and venue competition generally lead to progress.

Rosenblatt Signs SinoPac to Provide U.S. Clients with Chinese Research and Access

– U.S. agency-brokerage Rosenblatt Securities is now offering its U.S. institutional clients access into the Chinese equity market.

SEC Names Roeser Associate Director of the Office of Market Supervision

– The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it has named John Roeser as Associate Director and deputy head of the Office of Market Supervision in its Division of Trading and Markets.

Deutsche Bank Hires Quartet for European Trading Desk

– German-based Deutsche Bank has hired a quartet of trading professionals for its European trading desk.

Nasdaq Launches Index Calculation System for Marketplaces

– Exchanges are now able to operate and administer their index calculations in-house. And the first one is going to be the Singapore Exchange, thanks to Nasdaqq OMX, which is supplying a new computational system.

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Highlights from the Current Issue

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management's Mike Bellaro Overhauled His Trading Desk. Here's How.

Bellaro's mission was clear - update his trading desk, deploy new technology and beat the competition. Traders gets an inside look at just how he did this and how it might help make DB bigger than Goldman Sachs.

An Inside Look at Luminex, the ATS Built By the Buyside

With Luminex, a collection of elite asset managers is creating a new buyside trading venue that is not-for-profit.

Celebs Hit the BTIG Trading Floor For Charity

Global brokerage firm BTIG raised more than $5 million for its Commissions from Charity Day 2015 thanks to Kristin Davis, Eli Manning, Hannah Storm, Lawrence Taylor, and other celebs.

After 45 years on Wall Street, Bank of America’s Sylvia Rocco Retires

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's senior trader and managing director Sylvia Rocco has finally decided, after more than four decades on the trading desk and floor, to leave the firm and the only job she has ever known.

Dark Pool Dilemma - Aggregation Aggravation

In this final "Tales from the Dark Side," Greenwich's Craig Viani examines how venue proliferation has driven the need for algo aggregation, and brought to light the challenges in accessing non-displayed liquidity via an intermediary.

SEC Set to Begin Debate on Order Protection Rule on May 13

The first meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission's newly formed equity market structure committee, set for next month, will focus on the so-called "order protection rule."

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