A newly formed trade group claiming to represent the interests of high-speed trading firms is trying to calm fears about HFT practices. Will it work?
The scandal-plagued fund returned almost all investor money at the end of January, leaving it to manage the private wealth of namesake Stephen Cohen, estimated at $8.7 billion.
Virtu Financial Inc., an electronic market-making firm that trades stocks, commodities and derivatives, filed for a $100 million initial public offering in the U.S.
High-frequency trading, a business that has been shrouded in secrecy because its biggest firms were private, is coming out of the dark as Virtu Financial has filed to be a public company on Monday.
By taking control of its commissions and judging the research it receives, the buyside increasingly is using its broker vote to decide which brokers to trade with and how much to pay. It's a whole new competition, and the brokers are eager to please.
While no one expects swaps futures to take over the OTC swaps market, a movement of 5 percent of the massive OTC swaps volume would be a huge win for futures market.
Abacus Group and Global Relay have partnered together to offer integrated message archiving, monitoring and compliance services to the buyside.
How a tiny quant fund started by MIT graduates is exploiting thousands of sources of global data-from news alerts to geosensory feeds to social media-to create its next big deal.
Four high-frequency trading firms have formed the Modern Markets Initiative to defend HFT's role in the trading landscape.
As the director of equity trading for Loomis, Sayles & Co., John Caron is dealing with a market that is strong but perhaps too placid for its own good. Here's how he trades in calm seas as he searches for volatility.
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