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Eric Noll
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A Tick Pilot Update from Convergex

In this commentary from Convergex's Eric Noll, he reports that the tick pilot is producing expected results - such as increased trade size and more price volatility. However, he noted that one test group bears closer scrutiny amid information leakage concerns.

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Buy Side Seeks Dark-Pool Reform

The relationship between the buyside trader and the dark pools he trades in can be complicated. Guest editor Rob Daly takes a look at the factors surrounding this relationship and how a 'trade at' rule might help benefit both parties.

Goldman Sachs Hires Nasdaq to Run Its Sigma X Dark Pool

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. hired exchange owner Nasdaq Inc. to run its Sigma X stock-trading system, outsourcing day-to-day operations of its dark pool following an industrywide regulatory crackdown and amid escalating costs.

Canada Welcomes Nasdaq’s New Dark Pool Ahead of Launch

In a move designed to showcase its technological prowess, increase equity market share and cater to the buy-side trader’s dual need for liquidity and anonymity, Nasdaq plans to launch its Canadian dark pool, Nasdaq CXC, on October 31. The pool, which marks the first rollout of Nasdaq’s technology platform in Canada is being met with enthusiasm by rival ATS operators and the buy side.

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.

High-Frequency Trading Divides Buyside

When a veteran like Robert Shapiro says he isn't sure exactly how high-frequency traders operate and how they impact institutional orders, then it's safe to say that he is not alone.

High-Frequency Trading Divides Buyside

When a veteran like Robert Shapiro says he isn't sure exactly how high-frequency traders operate and how they impact institutional orders, then it's safe to say that he is not alone.

High-Frequency Trading Divides Buyside

When a veteran like Robert Shapiro says he isn't sure exactly how high-frequency traders operate and how they impact institutional orders, then it's safe to say that he is not alone.

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.

Charting the Way to Alpha

Portfolio managers at Boston Private Bank & Trust lean on Keith Gentile for more than trading.

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