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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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Blockchain Offers Banks Potential, But HFT Provides Benefits Now

In an op-ed that first appeared in Banking Technology, Modern Markets Initiative CEO Bill Harts says that high-frequency trading provides as much technological prowess as does the blockchain.

KCG Retail Order Flow at Stake in Virtu Grab

Virtu Financial’s unsolicited offer to buy KCG Holdings is all about the little guy – retail order flow.

Getting Up to Speed on the NYSE Announcement

In this contributed blog from MMI, Bill Harts examines how letting Nasdaq stocks trade on the NYSE floor validates its designated market maker model and the high-frequency trading skills many of them employ.

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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.

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