In today's guest commentary, RegOne's David Weisberger takes a look at the evolution of dark pools and the modern day witch hunt that surrounds them.
Is the approved SEC Tick Size Pilot Program meet your expectations for what it should be?
- It was a good compromise
- The SEC should start over
June 29, 2015 – As the options market continues to grow in terms of trading volume and complexity, the ability to execute orders will get increasingly difficult and require the buyside to conduct more research and more advanced order routing strategies.
June 29, 2015 – Trading fast is about to get faster in Europe thanks to a new hyper-fast trading network that uses next-generation transmission technology.
June 29, 2015 – 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.
June 29, 2015 – At the end of trading Friday, when the entire family of U.S. Russell indexes was reconstituted, Nasdaq OMX closing prices were used.
June 29, 2015 – 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.
June 29, 2015 – Digital Asset Holdings LLC announced two acquisitions meant to help the startup run by former JPMorgan Chase & Co. executive Blythe Masters overhaul how Wall Street settles trades.
June 29, 2015 – High-frequency trading firm Optivers U.S. unit paid $16.75 million to settle seven-year-old lawsuits that alleged the company had manipulated energy futures contracts.
June 29, 2015 – Trying to figure out how many investors might want to fund your small business? Go ahead and tweet about it.
Highlights from the Current Issue
Bellaro's mission was clear - update his trading desk, deploy new technology and beat the competition. Traders gets an inside look at just how he did this and how it might help make DB bigger than Goldman Sachs.
With Luminex, a collection of elite asset managers is creating a new buyside trading venue that is not-for-profit.
Global brokerage firm BTIG raised more than $5 million for its Commissions from Charity Day 2015 thanks to Kristin Davis, Eli Manning, Hannah Storm, Lawrence Taylor, and other celebs.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's senior trader and managing director Sylvia Rocco has finally decided, after more than four decades on the trading desk and floor, to leave the firm and the only job she has ever known.
In this final "Tales from the Dark Side," Greenwich's Craig Viani examines how venue proliferation has driven the need for algo aggregation, and brought to light the challenges in accessing non-displayed liquidity via an intermediary.
The first meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission's newly formed equity market structure committee, set for next month, will focus on the so-called "order protection rule."