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Robert P. Bartlett III and Justin McCrary
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How Rigged are Stock Markets? Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps

In this research from the University of California, Berkeley, academics examine just how timestamps can determine the fairness of trading in the equities markets.

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IEX Builds Regulatory Framework

IEX, the newest U.S. equity exchange, has set up its own regulatory framework and hired staff to oversee surveillance efforts.

Who You Callin’ HFT? Five Misconceptions Surrounding “HFT”

For one, it doesn't make sense to categorize a firm as an "HFT firm", writes Cameron Smith of Quantlab Financial. Also, HFT holding periods aren't as short as commonly perceived.

TMX Insights Enhances TMX Analytics Product Suite with Global Foreign Exchange

TMX Insights announced TMX Analytics Product Suite has a full offering of tools and applications for the global foreign exchange market. “The addition of FX capabilities is an important new offering as we continue to look for ways to increase the depth of value we bring to our clients,” said Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Market Insights.

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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.

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