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.
In light of the recent difficulties with China's stock market circuit breakers, are U.S. equity market breakers adequate?
- They need further tweaking
- Scrap them and start fresh
February 5, 2016 – New rules addressing the clearing firms of independent broker-dealers could bring real pain to smaller entities. Traders spoke with Wall Street Access about the new hurdles that await independent broker-dealers.
February 5, 2016 – The new year started with waves of volatility and the trading volumes of the major exchanges and marketplaces tell the tale. Traders presents the trading volume figures of January 2016.
February 5, 2016 – Virtu Financial Inc. will offer to trade on behalf of a handful of investors in the second quarter of this year, giving the asset managers access to the high-frequency firms powerful trading computers.
February 5, 2016 – The war of words between the New York Stock Exchange and upstart IEX Group Inc., which is seeking approval to become an exchange, continues as Jeffrey Sprecher, chief executive officer of NYSE parent Intercontinental Exchange Inc., called IEX criticisms of its trading systems absolutely false.
February 5, 2016 – Could high-touch trading, which fell out of favor as commissions dropped after 2009, be making a comeback?
February 5, 2016 – Falling volatility in the fourth quarter led to a drop in U.S. listed options trading volume, according to one market consultancy.
February 5, 2016 – Tradeweb has just announced it is opening an electronic Over The Counter trading marketplace for U.S. listed exchange traded funds (ETFs).
February 5, 2016 – IPC Systems(IPC), a provider of global communications solutions and software for the financial services community, announced it completed its acquisition of Etrali Trading Solutions (Etrali), a compliance and unified communications solutions vendor
Highlights from the Current Issue
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.
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.
Like a runaway freight train, blockchain technology is coming to the financial markets, including equities, as soon as early next year.
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.
The fifth annual Traders awards celebrate the achievements of women in the US capital markets and the stellar work they do as mentors & leaders.
In an exclusive interview with Traders, Overstock.com chief executive officer Patrick Byrne told Traders that the Securities and Exchange Commission has declared Overstocks registration statement covering the issuance of digital securities effective.