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David Weisberger

50 Shades of Compliance

RegOne's David Weisberger talks about the current conflict of interest in the current equity market structure where the exchanges can act as their own regulators.

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Do you think there will be a significant reduction in order types given the increased market scrutiny by regulators and others?



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Eliminate Phantom Liquidity in Currency Markets, BlackRock Says

BlackRock Inc. said currency traders should be prevented from taking a “last look” before executing orders -- a practice New York’s banking regulator is investigating.

RBC to Provide Currency Liquidity on EBS Direct Venue

Royal Bank of Canada will become the first Canadian liquidity provider (LP) on the EBS Direct currency platform making markets in commonwealth currencies.

Buyside Looks to Shift Currency Trading onto Exchanges

The $5.3 trillion dollar foreign exchange market, which now mostly trades among a smattering of banks and dark venues, could migrate to the exchanges if the buyside has its way.

Articles

Once Burned, Twice Shy

Continued adoption of electronic FX trading is increasing demand for performance measurement while providing the necessary execution data to calculate it.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Over the past year, the liquidity in emerging currencies grew in fits and starts quarter to quarter. Traders asked FX veterans for their outlook on the next 12 months.

The Right Tool For The FX Job

As FX trading takes off inside buyside firms, OMS vendors are addressing the specialized needs of trading foreign exchange.

Taking a Closer Look

Wary of competing algorithms, some heads of foreign-exchange trading desks are rethinking their high-frequency trading practices.

Increasing Volume & Opportunities

New trading venues, HFT and market volatility are fueling the asset class to the head of the pack. Here's why, according to Aite Group's Sang Lee.

Enter the Algo Upstart

Big brokers began offering foreign-exchange trading algorithms five years ago, and now all the major players have an offering. Now a vendor is hoping to upend the status quo with a suite of algorithms it claims will offer better execution.

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