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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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SEC’s Piwowar Wants Exchange Fee Pilot Enacted

The exchanges might be losing or seeing a critical source of revenue trimmed, if the Securities and Exchange Commission’s acting head has something to say about it.

CBOE Sells Livevol X Trade Execution Platform to Sterling Trading Tech

Sterling Trading Tech announced the acquisition of Livevol X, a trade execution platform for U.S. equities and options, from CBOE Livevol, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc.

Are Speed-Bumps, Market Structure’s “Back to the Future”? (and is the CHX Biff Tannen?)

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.

Articles

NYSE, Nasdaq Push for "Trade At" Rule

The two biggest exchange rivals are joining forces to push through a rule designed to curb trading that occurs off-board away from the public eye, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

OTC Markets Provides Data to REDI

OTC Markets is now providing REDI Technologies with real-time Level 1 and Level 2 NBBO trading data for distribution to the latter's buyside and sellside clients.

Omega ATS's New Lynx Venue Opens for Business

Canada's Omega ATS has opened its second trading venue in the Great White North -Lynx ATS. After receiving final approval and making all the tweaks and getting its trading technology in order, the new venue is officially open for business.

Nasdaq to Cut Costs

Nasdaq is on the precipice of changing the way some of its biggest customers trade on the bourse.

SEC Approves BATS Merger

It's all but official now - BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings will become a unified company.

ICE Trade Vault: 4.5M

IntercontinentalExchange Group's Trade Vault Europe, its European trade repository, processed roughly 4.5 million trades across energy, agricultural commodities, metals, credit, interest rates and equity derivatives its first day.