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Robert P. Bartlett III and Justin McCrary
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How Rigged are Stock Markets? Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps

In this research from the University of California, Berkeley, academics examine just how timestamps can determine the fairness of trading in the equities markets.

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Managing Big Data After Brexit

– Guest commentator Ivy Schmerken writes that in a global, interconnected market, Brexit reminds firms that IT systems must be prepared for shocks to the financial system.

Who Says The CAT Doesn’t Have a “Silver Lining?”

– In this contributed article, guest commentator Patrick Flannery discusses how for the broker-dealers, the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) may seem to be another weighty technical challenge, whose cost and implementation challenges will fall disproportionately on their shoulders (and their budgets).

How Rigged are Stock Markets? Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps

– In this research from the University of California, Berkeley, academics examine just how timestamps can determine the fairness of trading in the equities markets.

Smarsh Introduces Archiving and Compliance for the Symphony Secure Platform

– Small hedge funds and larger financial services firms now have a new option for archiving files for compliance and e-discovery purposes.

ON THE MOVE: BGC Lands Berry for Execution Team; Skoko Joins Quantopian

– A look at the week's most significant job moves, promotions and departures around the Wall Street trading community.

HTG Capital Partners To Acquire Operations of Kottke Associates

– HTG Capital Partners will acquire the introducing broker, money management and proprietary trading businesses of Kottke Associates.

Gil Mandelzis To Resign as CEO of EBS BrokerTec

– Mandelzis co-founded Traiana back in 2000, a business ICAP acquired in 2007.

Thomson Reuters Eikon Adds Futures and Options Execution App for Commodities

– Commodities traders can execute futures and options directly from Thomson Reuters Eikon using OptionsCity Software app

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Highlights from the Current Issue

Bitcoin, Algos and Dark Pool Fines: The Traders 2016 Outlook

Our editors look at the news stories and trends from last year that will have the biggest impact in the coming 12 months. It was a year of eye-popping fines, slipping trading volumes, and new technologies for Bitcoin and more. 2016 will be quite a year.

Buyside Profile: A Radical Fixed-Income Method

Bond trader Zachary Chavis of Sage Advisory is trading more with fellow buyside traders than with the traditional broker-dealer counterparties. The reason: deeper liquidity and tighter control.

Blockchain Adoption Seen As Early as Q2 2016, Tabb Reports

Like a runaway freight train, blockchain technology is coming to the financial markets, including equities, as soon as early next year.

Three Firms Remain in Running to Build U.S. Consolidated Audit Trail

The U.S. equity markets self-regulatory organizations have created a short list of three finalist firms who will build the much anticipated stock market consolidated audit trail.

A Celebration of Excellence: How Women Have Changed Wall Street

The fifth annual Traders awards celebrate the achievements of women in the US capital markets and the stellar work they do as mentors & leaders.

Overstock.com Registration Statement Covering Digital Securities Declared Effective

In an exclusive interview with Traders, Overstock.com chief executive officer Patrick Byrne told Traders that the Securities and Exchange Commission has declared Overstock’s registration statement covering the issuance of digital securities effective.

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