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David Weisberger
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Are Speed-Bumps, Market Structure's "Back to the Future?"

Guest commentator David Weisberger examines the validity of the latest iteration of the speed bump as put forth by CHX and wonders if it is a step backwards.

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CEO CHAT: Global Liquidity's Lang Says Dark Pools Are “Clean”

In a blog shared with Traders Magazine, Global Liquidity Partners CEO Tim Lang shares his thoughts on the toxicity levels of U.S. dark pools.

CEO CHAT: Omega Securities Debotte Targets 10% Market Share

Sean Debotte, Chief Executive Officer of Canada’s Omega Securities, operator of the Omega and Lynx ATS’, has set his sights high- looking to growth his market share to 10 percent within the next 18 months. Debotte sat down with Traders Magazine recently to explain just how his two venues will achieve this.

ITG Launches POSIT & POSIT Alert for Thailand

Block trading is coming to The Land of Smiles. Thailand marks the 11th country in the Asia Pacific region and the 37th country globally where ITG's POSIT Alert block crossing is now available.

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.