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Who Says The CAT Doesn’t Have a “Silver Lining?”

In this contributed article, guest commentator Patrick Flannery discusses how for the broker-dealers, the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) may seem to be another weighty technical challenge, whose cost and implementation challenges will fall disproportionately on their shoulders (and their budgets).

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Backed Up Budgets Hurt SEC’s Talent Pool, Say Ex-Chairs

Former chairs of the Securities and Exchange Commission say that Congress’s delays in approving full-year spending year after year have hurt the agency’s ability to hire top talent.

ON THE MOVE: BGC Lands Berry for Execution Team; Skoko Joins Quantopian

A look at the week's most significant job moves, promotions and departures around the Wall Street trading community.

Gil Mandelzis To Resign as CEO of EBS BrokerTec

Mandelzis co-founded Traiana back in 2000, a business ICAP acquired in 2007.

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Demystifying Dodd-Frank

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.

Stress Factor

Today's traders must manage their emotions in order to reach peak performance.

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

Instinet Promotes Kellner to CEO

The Second Time Around

The Second-Term Mandate: A Q&A with Patrick Armstrong

Top 10 Trading Schools

Traders assembled a deep bench of judges to select the top U.S. universities that produce the most impressive candidates each year in the field of trading.

Mock Joins JonesTrading

A look at the financial industry's prominent hires, promotions and other notable happenings inside Wall Street's trading community.

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