A newly formed trade group claiming to represent the interests of high-speed trading firms is trying to calm fears about HFT practices. Will it work?
Agency-only brokerage and technology firm Instinet has named a new chief executive, HSBC hired a new head of equity trading for its LatAm desk in Brazil and Capis has hired a trio of ex-Cowen execs for its newly created wrap business.
Agency-only brokerage and technology firm Instinet has named a new chief executive. On Monday, the firm announced Jonathan Kellner, formerly head of the firms Americas group, has taken over the reins from Fumiki Kondo
Smartphones and tablets are winning the hearts and minds of traders but the death of the traditional desktop is far off, according to Greenwich Associates.
Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.
A look at the financial industry's prominent hires, promotions and other notable happenings inside Wall Street's trading community.
A look at the equity industry's prominent hires, promotions and other notable happenings around Wall Street's trading community.
Nasdaq OMX Group's Eric Noll, who oversaw the exchange's U.S. trading business during a glitch-prone reign, has left to join ConvergEx Group as president, effective immediately.
As the director of equity trading for Loomis, Sayles & Co., John Caron is dealing with a market that is strong but perhaps too placid for its own good. Here's how he trades in calm seas as he searches for volatility.
The year ahead is a big one for traders on the trading floor, writes Editor-in-Chief Phil Albinus. Check out his views on what is to come in the year ahead.
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