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MiFID II Transparency Puts Stress on Data Architecture

Buy-side firms are facing huge changes in disclosure and transparency requirements, which could upend their data management architectures, according to this guest commentary from FlexTrade.

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Massachusetts to Probe Exchange Rebate Pricing

Maker-taker, taker-maker, or whatever one chooses to call the way exchanges pay to attract order flow is now coming under state regulator review.

U.S. Equity Brokerage Business Down 40% Since 2009 Crisis

The market consultancy reports that while U.S. equities have been on a tear, with the S&P 500 increasing by 3.5 times since 2009, brokerages have not participated in the bull market.

ITG Reveals Thoughts on Tick Pilot After Almost A Year

Execution broker and technology firm ITG has shared with Traders Magazine its data findings for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Tick Pilot program which is rapidly approaching its first-year anniversary.

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Guide to Correspondent Clearing Firms

A guide to correspondent clearing firms as presented by Clearing Quarterly & Directory.

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.

Hedge Funds' AUM Appetite Seen Growing

Hedge funds' assets under management and their appetite for investments, including equities, is expected to grow this year.

KOR Opens Consultancy, Lobby Firm

After several months of reorganizing, KOR Trading has again stepped out into the consultancy business.

New Blood

Fresh-faced yet experienced graduates are entering investment firms in strong numbers. Traders looks at this crop of bright young things and the new skills and placing new demands on the buyside.

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO