Technology is certainly not only enabling the requirements of transparency, it is also leveling the field as far as investors are concerned, making broker-shopping easy, argues Irene Aldridge.
If you could vote, would you vote to approve IEX as a new public stock exchange?
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Approval of IEX's application will shift the competitive balance among trading strategies in the stock market, with potential benefits for long-term investors.
On April 22, internet security firm SecureWorks began trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol SCWX. Traders takes you behind the scenes of its very first trade - and the first tech IPO of a very challenging 2016.
IEX wants to impose a speed bump on its exchange of just over one-third of a millisecond -- but critics and fans of IEXs application alike are arguing that regulators are veering into dangerous territory.
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 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.
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 is on the precipice of changing the way some of its biggest customers trade on the bourse.
It's all but official now - BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings will become a unified company.
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.