in the wake of public outcry and government examination, STA president Jim Toes exhorts the stock market to learn from the auto industry's recent woes and follow its example of how to recover after a crisis.
July 30, 2014 – Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan said there has been a significant increase in inquiries on dark pools recently and the bank is cooperating with them.
July 30, 2014 – Investment firms have looked to Twitter and other social media sites as another source of Big Data but none have really soared. Is Twitter ready to be your next data feed?
July 30, 2014 – TrueEX Group has signed a five-year deal to use the Smarts Integrity Market Surveillance Platform from the market maker.
July 30, 2014 – Together with six founder banks, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation announced the establishment of Clarient Entity Hub.
July 29, 2014 – The trade at provision will provide a bounty of trading data to the SEC, especially concerning the interaction of dark pools. This could help the agency make future market reforms.
July 29, 2014 – Traders presents a gallery of images from the networking and cocktail party of the San Francisco STA 2014 that took place earlier this summer.
July 29, 2014 – Barbara Strougo filed her case today claiming she and other buyers of Barclays American depositary shares lost money after the attorney general brought his lawsuit June 25.
July 29, 2014 – The investigation concerns some features of the private trading venue that were discontinued two years ago, including certain order types and disclosure practices.
Highlights from the Current Issue
UBS has launched a new algorithm trading platform designed to handle more complicated equity derivatives and their strategies. The bulge firm's goal - make the trading of more complex Over-The-Counter derivatives as simple as trading cash equities.
Institutional investors looking for a research platform that covers equities, exchange traded funds and options can now get information from one of their own.
As pension funds move to use the services of minority and woman-owned brokerages, the buyside must move beyond the old-boy network of firms to include emerging brokers.
Guest columnist Robert Stowksy reviews how FINRA's use of broker data to protect investors is under attack and asks the question, "Are they protecting investors or covering for bad brokers?"
Traders' reviews the controversial Michael Lewis tome 'Flash Boys' and how it has changed the way Americans think about high-frequency trading "if they even thought about it all" and its impact that may be seen in new regulations.
With the immediate furor over Michael Lewis's book, Flash Boys, finally dying down, many market players are hoping the receding hype gives way to a discussion of the real problems and possible solutions to some of the issues the book brought up - namely market structure.