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David Weisberger

Exchange Monopolies, Really?

In this guest commentary, RegOne solutions' David Weisberger examines one executive's proposal that exchanges have an exclusive listing of small cap stocks and if it's a good idea?

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The Chinese are taking swift and drastic actions to combat its equity market problems of late. Are these actions good for the market or are they a bad idea?



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Eze Software Adds Actionable IOIs and Other Features to Latest EMS Version

– Buy- and sell-side traders are about to get more functionality out of their Eze-provided execution management system.

Symbiont Issues First Smart Securities On Bitcoin Blockchain

– The new peer-to-peer trading platform now handles virtual currencies.

Nasdaq’s Second Error Tuesday Hobbled Service Dark Pools Use

– A Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. service that some dark pools need in order to function broke down twice Tuesday, hobbling part of the U.S. stock market.

China Hopes to Defy History of Market Bailouts

– China's stock market has had a spot of trouble lately. Perhaps you've heard? You may also know that the Chinese government has intervened heavily to try to prevent a financial panic. And yet, as the Wall Street Journal notes today, the stock market remains well off its peak.

BATS Accelerates Foreign-Exchange Push With Free London Trading

– BATS Global Markets Inc., the operator of Europe’s largest stock market, will offer free currency trading when it opens its London hub next month as part of an effort to muscle into the world’s biggest asset class.

CLS Readies Settlement Service for Cleared FX Products

– Traders of cleared foreign exchange products are about to get a new service designed for clearing and settlement. Check out what CLS and LCH.Clearnet are designing.

Thomson Reuters Adds FX Trading To Eikon

– Aimed at Corporate Treasurers, TR has integrated FXall QuickTrade into Eikon to provide direct access to FXall liquidity

Go West, Young Trader: A Hedge Fund Trader In LA

– As the head and only trader for LA's Gratia Capital, Ed Nebens calls the shots.

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Bitcoin Never Sleeps: How Pantera Capital's Dan Morehead Trades The Digital Currency

Bitcoin-focused hedge funds must deal with the challenges of long-term investments. And the trading is relentless.

Algo Update: Neonet's Capture Grabs Liquidity Anywhere

The firm’s newest algorithm, dubbed Capture, is the latest addition to its growing stable of software designed to help the buyside source liquidity.

TRADERS ON THE MOVE: Schapiro Joins LSE, Jefferies Gets Low-Touch Head in Europe

In today's Traders On the Move, Texas-based CAPIS hires a senior trader for its fixed income desk, while ex-SEC Chair Mary Shapiro has been elected to the board of the LSE. Also, Jefferies has hired a new head of electronic sales.

Liquidnet and IEX Bring New Algorithmic Routing Strategy

Liquidnet, the equity block trading pool, and IEX, the buyside sponsored ATS that wants to help the buyside avoid predatory traders and find the elusive block trade, have joined together to create a new algorithm.

HKEx to Resume Closing Auction, Impose Temporary Price Limits

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. will reintroduce a daily auction to set closing stock prices and impose temporary price controls to limit extreme share moves.

KCG Rebrands and Relaunches its Dark Pool

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes of its former self, KCG Holdings has rebranded and relaunched its dark pool website and the pool itself.

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