ConvergEx announced last week that it was euthanizing one of its two dark pools, VortEx. Guest commentator, Craig Viani, one of the dark pool's co-founders, muses about the passing of the ATS.
October 2, 2015 – Traders presents notes and highlights from the second day, October 1, of the Security Traders Association 82nd Annual Market Structure Conference. These notes were compiled by STA partners at Williams & Jensen.
October 2, 2015 – Call it a case of payment for listing flow, akin to payment for order flow in the equities market. BATS unveiled its ETF Marketplace and its unique feature of luring in listings.
October 2, 2015 – The Securities and Exchange Commission's second Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee meeting is set for October 27, beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET. Check out the agenda right here.
October 2, 2015 – In its latest blog, Modern Markets Initiative discusses how the presence of high-frequency traders is not a surprise in other asset classes as some might be led to believe.
October 2, 2015 – The new wave of market volatility is having an impact on new stock roll-outs, says a leading market maker.
October 2, 2015 – R5FX, an emerging marketplace for local market FX trading, announced the launch of Latin American trading on its platform. See which currencies can now be executed electronically.
October 2, 2015 – Greenwich Associates announced its top equity brokers in the emerging markets - noting all have been rewarded for consistency and execution and research. Here they are.
October 2, 2015 – Trader Tim Fligg takes us inside the investment competition known as BattleFin. He shares his strategy for staying ahead of the competition of quant traders and fund managers.
Highlights from the Current Issue
It was a ploy as brazen as it was ingenious. A team of rogue traders from the U.S. teamed up with clever hackers and traders in Ukraine to break into the servers of major media firms. See how this latest cyber attack could spell trouble for the buyside.
The European Union reached its latest milestone in creating a single capital market union when four European central securities depositories (CSDs) went live on the TARGET2-Securities (T2S) settlement engine in late June. See what the effects are right here.
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 that will help the buyside find liquidity.
For the first time in history, dollar volume in ETF trading has topped US GDP. Guest commentator Tim Quast examines the explosion in ETFs and how they and other aspects of market evolution are changing what sets stock prices.
Brokers, traders and members of financial services firms gathered in North Carolina to swap stories, network and celebrate the U.S. capital markets. Traders presents Part Two of our CSTA slideshow.
In today's Traders On the Move, aside from ITG getting a new chief executive, Deutsche Bank shuffled its top equities execs in its trading group and a former UBS head joined Deutsche Borse. Triad hired a new sales head and see which senior trading head left BlackRock.