This paper by Fidessa's Steve Grob looks at high and low touch trading in capital markets and how they are morphing to meet the practical realities of participants today.
When Regulation National Market System was established in 2005, George W. Bush was five months into his second term as U.S. President. A lot has changed in 11 years, both in the world at large and in financial markets. So it stands to reason that Reg NMS, the sweeping ruleset that was aimed at modernizing and strengthening equity market structure, has passed its best by date.
In a complex electronic equity marketplace with myriad points of contention, maker-taker stands out as especially complex and contentious. But many wonder, is it time for this pricing schema to go the way of the Edsel?
In this contributed piece from Andrew Upward of Weeden & Co., the broker analyzes how regulator have gone on record with some new thoughts about how best execution should be pursued in light of new technologies and practices.
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