In today's guest commentary, RegOne's David Weisberger takes a look at the evolution of dark pools and the modern day witch hunt that surrounds them.
Is the approved SEC Tick Size Pilot Program meet your expectations for what it should be?
- It was a good compromise
- The SEC should start over
Wolverine Execution Services is now offering traders the opportunity to execute options on futures contracts.
The winter run-up in options volume took a pause in April, as volume dropped for U.S. listed contracts to at 327.6 million contracts for April 2015, 2.8 percent % lower than last month's 337.0 million contracts, according to Tabb Group.
BATS Global Markets today reported April U.S. equity volume broke over 21 percent in In April versus March as volume dipped slightly. Options volume continued to rise as did exchange traded funds.
The Chicago Board of Options Exchange has set an April 10 date for the trading of options with a weekly expiration date.
Warburg Pincus is acquiring asset manager Source with eyes for more growth down the road in the ETF market space.
While no one expects swaps futures to take over the OTC swaps market, a movement of 5 percent of the massive OTC swaps volume would be a huge win for futures market.
The term "big data" has been around for some time, but questions remain exactly how hedge funds and other buysiders exploit the vast stores of data that has never been available to them in the past, which continue to grow each day.
With 17 newly minted swaps execution facilities now live, and looming regulatory deadlines that will push more trading to SEFs, 2014 is expected to be the year the industry redesigned by the Dodd-Frank Act begins to really take shape.
Leveraging the popularity of its CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), the Chicago Board Options Exchange closed 2013 with a spate of activity that has included introducing several new volatility products and expanding its trading hours to accommodate European trading.