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Joanna Fields
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Navigating Cybersecurity on a Stretch of "Regulatory Rapids"

In this shared commentary, Aplomb Strategies writes that when considering a firm’s governance structure, a holistic approach makes the most sense.

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Growth in Low-Touch U.S. Equity Trading Stalls at 33%

Just as the death of the human trader was over-publicized, so was the pronouncement that low-touch trading was going away too. But what is the state of low-touch trading in the current market structure? And how will upcoming regulations, such as MiFID II affect trading.

SEC Names JPMorgan's Redfearn as Director of Division of Trading and Markets

Wall Street sees one of its own named to one of the regulator's top watchdog positions.

Traders Put Biggest Priority as Finding Alternative Sources of Liquidity

In a report shared with Traders Magazine, WBR Digital said that finding alternative methods to source liquidity was highlighted as the biggest priority in the 2017 WBR Digital & Equities Leaders Summit. But there were other areas highlighted too.

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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