Commentary

David Weisberger

Does Exchange Fragmentation Really Hurt the Equity Market?

In today's commentary, RegOne's David Weisberger looks back at the "good old days" when there were two exchanges. He said this setup was not necessarily that good and, despite the fear of the unknown, technology and venue competition generally lead to progress.

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Given that there are over two dozen equity exchanges currently, would it be better to have fewer?




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India Might Seek to Curb HFT and Algorithmic Trading

The market regulator for India's equity markets is close to hopping on the anti-high-frequency trading bandwagon and seeking market controls to curb their activity. Regulations could also be in the wings for algorithmic trading as well.

Brokers Beware: HFT Firms Have a Way to Cut You Out in Japan

It took them six years, but high-frequency traders have finally secured a perfect way to lower brokerage costs in Japan: cut out the middlemen.

Traders On The Move: Who was Hired and Promoted in June 2015

Who are the new faces and job title inside BTIG, Deutsche Bank, Canter Fitzgerald, and the Financial Services Roundtable?

Articles

Hedge Funds' AUM Appetite Seen Growing

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

Young Guns Hit the Trading Floor

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

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.

A Matter of IT Trust

Before a hedge fund signs on with an IT firm-cloud, network or otherwise-it must be certain the firm can handle any and all situations.

Stress Factor

Today's traders must manage their emotions in order to reach peak performance.

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

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