So what do the heads of the sell-side really think about trading? What are their concerns? Worldwide Business Research has put out a report titled "Views from Leading Equities Traders," which focuses on identifying the key challenges, opportunities and industry trends related to equity trading and technology in North America.
Larkin most recently worked at Bloomberg where he served as a Team Leader for the Tradebook product group.
With the SEC going to the added step of formal proceedings to grant or deny the IEX application, it moves from a letter-writing phase focused on philosophical support or opposition, to a fact-finding inquiry on how IEX would impact our National Market System.
The bourse hit the pause button for two minutes, ushering in for the first time an intra-day auction process in which orders are entered but not automatically executed.
Continued adoption of electronic FX trading is increasing demand for performance measurement while providing the necessary execution data to calculate it.
A proposal to use the virtual currency for brokerage fees could be too tempting for those in the financial arena.
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.
Order and execution management systems vendor Eze Software Group will incorporate Markit's transaction-cost analysis product into its OMS.
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 Group has begun to offer clients detailed transaction-cost analysis in real time for every child order sent, not just the initial order.