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Don Bollerman

A NYSE Speed Bump You Weren’t Aware Of

Don Bollerman, IEX co-founder and head of markets & sales, reveals that so-called "speed bumps" exist inside other prominent stock markets and how certain venues have their own methodology for throttling order flow.

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ICE's Sprecher Blasts `Un-American' IEX, Rebutting Critique

The war of words between the New York Stock Exchange and upstart IEX Group Inc., which is seeking approval to become an exchange, continues as Jeffrey Sprecher, chief executive officer of NYSE parent Intercontinental Exchange Inc., called IEX criticisms of its trading systems “absolutely false.”

More Dark Pool Investigations Under Way, Says New York’s Top Cop

Additional actions are likely against private trading venues run by some of Wall Street’s biggest banks, the nation’s top securities regulator and New York state’s attorney general said.

Outlook 2016: A Fine Dark Pool Mess

After regulators dropped hints in 2014 that dark pools were going to be under greater scrutiny, the hammer finally came down.

Articles

Once Burned, Twice Shy

Continued adoption of electronic FX trading is increasing demand for performance measurement while providing the necessary execution data to calculate it.

Mixing Soft Dollars and Bitcoin?

A proposal to use the virtual currency for brokerage fees could be too tempting for those in the financial arena.

Buyside Can Now Grade Its Brokers

The buyside can now grade the performance of its brokers, evaluating how the services they provide-such as research, management access or execution-stand up to one another.

EZE Adds TCA

Order and execution management systems vendor Eze Software Group will incorporate Markit's transaction-cost analysis product into its OMS.

Levinson TCA via Charles River

Institutional brokerage S.J. Levinson & Sons and vendor Charles River formed a partnership to distribute Levinson's transaction-cost analysis software through Charles River's trading and portfolio management system.

ConvergEx Offers Real-Time TCA on Child Orders

ConvergEx Group has begun to offer clients detailed transaction-cost analysis in real time for every child order sent, not just the initial order.

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