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Eric Noll
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A Tick Pilot Update from Convergex

In this commentary from Convergex's Eric Noll, he reports that the tick pilot is producing expected results - such as increased trade size and more price volatility. However, he noted that one test group bears closer scrutiny amid information leakage concerns.

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Japan to Tighten Regulations on High-Frequency Traders

Japan plans to tighten regulations on high-frequency trading (HFT), whose growing presence in the Tokyo Stock Exchange has raised concerns such trades could destabilize the market and put retail investors at a disadvantage

It Gets Late Early At StubHub

In a guest blog, Modern Markets Initiative's Bill Harts reveals how selling online tickets isn't the same as electronic trading despite the similarities.

The Data-Driven Demise of the Flash Boys Myth

In his recent blog, Modern Markets' CEO Bill Harts cites an academic study that states HFTs do not use hyper-fast data feeds and front run investors.

Articles

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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