Don Bollerman, IEX co-founder and head of markets & sales, reveals that so-called "speed bumps" exist inside other prominent stock markets and how certain venues have their own methodology for throttling order flow.
In light of the recent difficulties with China's stock market circuit breakers, are U.S. equity market breakers adequate?
- They need further tweaking
- Scrap them and start fresh
Falling volatility in the fourth quarter led to a drop in U.S. listed options trading volume, according to one market consultancy.
Traders who want to execute more precise and timely options trades are getting a new investment and hedging vehicle.
KCG Holdings Inc. plans to exit a business that handles options trades from retail brokerages by the end of February, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
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.