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Are Speed-Bumps, Market Structure's "Back to the Future?"

Guest commentator David Weisberger examines the validity of the latest iteration of the speed bump as put forth by CHX and wonders if it is a step backwards.

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TradingScreen Now to Offer Tethys Algorithms

Tethys Technology, a financial software developer for the capital markets has announced a deal with TradingScreen, the leader in electronic trading platforms to provide its customers with Tethys’ broker-neutral algorithms for equities, futures, options and FX trading.

ALGO UPDATE: Liquidnet Canada Rolls Out New Block Suite

International buy-side traders looking for block liquidity in Canada are getting a whole new suite of algorithms, courtesy of Liquidnet Canada.

Complex Algos Need More Refinement - ITG Survey

Implementation shortfall algorithms, despite their popularity, are in need of some retooling. That’s what the buy-side told agency-only broker ITG in its latest survey which focused on algorithmic trading strategies and how traders view them.

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BofA Trims Options Algo Suite

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

Careful Speed Traders: ITG Unveils Anti-HFT Algo

Agency-only broker and technology firm ITG is now offering a new algorithm designed to thwart high-frequency traders and their strategies.

RTS Adds Build-Your-Own Features and Analytics to Algo Suite

RTS Realtime Systems is now offering traders an analytics package to its algorithmic trading platform that is aimed at increasing alpha capture and efficiency.

Instinet Helps MAKE Liquidity

The agency-only broker's newest algorithm is designed to assist the buyside's desire to provide liquidity to the market rather than take it.

Changing on the Fly

Rebirthed KCG Holdings is integrating Knight Capital's and GETCO's electronic trading groups and products and integrating them into a single trading platform.

KCG Chases Big Slice of Algo Business

KCG Holdings is looking to become a bigger player in the electronic execution business.

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