The line between exchange trading and off-exchange trading has blurred to the point where there really isnt that big a distinction anymore.
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Omaha, Neb.-based PrairieSmarts is rolling out software that looks at risks faced by securities in both the past and future.
So far, there's no clear direction as to whether buyside trading desks should keep management and execution of their orders in two separate systems or unify them in a single one.
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For years, exchange-traded fund trading volume surged. Now, its slumping too. Nasdaq, NYSE and BATS are now slugging it out with incentives, new order types and a new ETF-focused exchange to resuscitate trading.
Agency brokerage Rosenblatt Securities is going to execute trades and provide other infrastructure services such as technology, back office and compliance for Wedge Partners, a research-focused broker-dealer based in Denver that is choosing to hone its focus on research.
Are higher trading costs justified if they produce more support for small- and mid-cap stocks? That question is at the heart of a debate among trading practitioners, regulators and academics as the Securities and Exchange Commission mulls the introduction of a pilot that could quintuple the size of the minimum trading increment.
Nathalie Texier-Guillot and David Silber sit side by side in Citigroup's equity derivatives department. But their worlds couldn't be further apart. And yet to a certain extent, their worlds are converging.
Large asset managers are now synchronizing the trading of currencies and equities on a single desk to help clients execution.
Who's moving on the Street in equities and derivatives? Traders Magazine's OTM--On the Move--brings that info right here.
ITG has added anti-gaming technology into the operation of its POSIT dark pool, to protect institutional traders from high-frequency trading firms trying to sniff out their orders.
Agency broker ITG announced a new algorithm designed to help traders better trade during the close, or the final 15 minutes of the day.
Institutional broker Weeden & Co. has released a new algorithm designed to capitalize on the increased trading activity near and at the equity market close.
Since 2005, Perritt Capital Management's George Perritt has been building up a specialty: trading in large blocks, which now accounts for 35 percent of its activity. Heres how the buysider manages it.
Look out, Credit Suisse. Barclays is closing in on U.S. dark pool supremacy. Simply put, Barclays' LX dark pool is now the second largest in the United States, behind only Credit Suisse's longtime leader, Crossfinder.