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Steve Grob
Traders Magazine Online News

The Periodic Table

Fidessa's Steve Grob has written a response to Marcus Ferber writing to ESMA condemning periodic auctions. The blog strongly criticizes Ferber's approach, and looks at the problems behind the "lit is good and dark is bad" attitude.

Traders Poll

Do you think that NY AG Schneiderman's probe into crypto exchanges will curtail growth and trading?



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  • Cryptocurrencies News and analysis of the developments that affect digital asset trading, focusing on areas such as bitcoin, ether and the market centers where they trade. Also covers the technologies, regulatory developments and firms and the people that make it happen

  • On The Move Promotions and job moves of key industry personnel

  • Regulations The regulations and congressional actions that affect trading

  • Technology Short, to-the-point stories of technology product updates, as well as new products

  • Exchanges Parsing the rules, the routing and the pricing that drive where and how securities trade

  • Insights Industry professionals offer their insights on regulatory, trading and technology issues
  • Options What drives the ever-changing options trading business in technology and at the exchanges

  • Clearing Insights that delve below the surface in clearing

  • Buyside Snapshot Profiles of buyside firms and traders, as well as the issues they face

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The SEC Raises Stakes in Self-Regulation

In this week's Flashback Friday story, Traders Magazine looks aback to 2005 and the debate as to who the equity market have as a sole or top regulator? And if so, who should it be? The SROs? FINRA? SEC?

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