Larry Tabb, founder of TABB Group responded to U.S. Senator Carl Levin, chairman of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, disagreeing with conclusions Levin shared in his July 15th letter to SEC Chair Mary Jo White, asking that she ban payment for order flow.
Cost cutting has become a fact of life everyday on Wall Street and especially in the equities markets where commissions have been stagnant for years. While staffing, broker lists and electronic pre-trade services have all been trimmed, now is the time to look at the post-trade side of things and use the FIX Protocol to do so, according to one vendor.
Wedbush Securities isn't going gently into that good night regarding the recent Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's complaint against the firm. In a statement provided to Traders by Wedbush, the firm said it respectfully disagrees with the assertions in FINRA's complaint that is failed to provide adequate market access controls and followed the regulator's guidance.
Columnist Matt Levine takes a look at how stock tips, among other information, can be shared by two people anytime - especially when they're playing golf at the same country club.
A guide to correspondent clearing firms as presented by Clearing Quarterly & Directory.
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' assets under management and their appetite for investments, including equities, is expected to grow this year.
After several months of reorganizing, KOR Trading has again stepped out into the consultancy business.
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