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Don Bollerman

A NYSE Speed Bump You Weren’t Aware Of

Don Bollerman, IEX co-founder and head of markets & sales, reveals that so-called "speed bumps" exist inside other prominent stock markets and how certain venues have their own methodology for throttling order flow.

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Woman-Owned CAPIS Goes After Plan Sponsor Business

– Capital Institutional Services is now a full-fledged and certified woman-owned brokerage. And as such, has set its sights on the institutional buyside that has a mandate to trade with brokers run by women.

ICAP Revenue Declines as CEO Spencer Bets on Speed Traders

– The chief executive officer of ICAP Plc, which reported a 7 percent drop in revenue from electronic markets, says high-frequency trading firms such as Citadel LLC and Virtu Financial Inc. will help to make up for reduced trading from banks.

World’s Top-Performing Bourse Operator Seeks Life Beyond Metals

– TMX Group Ltd. is outperforming its global peers this year as investors see a glimmer of a turnaround at the Canadian exchange operator as it tries to diversify beyond its traditional resource base.

EU Plans 1-Year Extension of MiFID II Market Rule Start Date

– Financial firms will have an additional year to comply with MiFID II, the overhaul of European Union market rules that cover everything from derivatives trading to bond pricing.

ITG Canada Lands Wassenaar as Trader and Hedge Fund Salesman

– ITG Canada just landed a new institutional trader and hedge fund salesman.

CBOE Establishes VIX Oversight Group, Adjusts Index to Meet IOSCO Rules

– The leading measurement of volatility and near-term stock market behavior, the VIX Index, is getting more oversight in its measurement and administration.

Outlook 2016: Can Raising Rates Jolt Bond Trading?

– JPMorgan CFO Marianne Lake said that the bank expects rate hikes to boost trading volumes in 2016. But after several years of lowered bond revenues, many big banks have tempered their enthusiasm.

Obama Will Seek to Double Budgets for Wall Street Regulators

– President Barack Obama will ask Congress to double funding for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission over the next five years, bolstering two financial regulators that the White House sees as integral to curbing Wall Street excesses.

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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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