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Fernando Luiz de Oliveira

Are Dark Pools Good or Bad for the Average Day Trader?

In this guest commentary, one day trader writes that dark pools can help the retail trader in the same way it does the institutional buyside trader.

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Does the posting of an ATS' Form ATS by an operator satisfy your needs for dark pool transparency?



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R.J. O'Brien Appoints Goodhew as Head of Global Markets in U.K.

Independent futures brokerage and clearing firm RJ O'Brien, based in the United States, announced the appointment of industry veteran Paul Goodhew as a senior vice president and head of global markets at its London-based affiliate.

REDI Hires Buy- and SellSide Trio to Grow New England Business

REDI continues its growth and expansion after becoming an independent firm and leaving Goldman Sachs by hiring three industry veterans - both from the buy- and sellside.

Cantor Fitzgerald, BGC Partners and Celebs Raise $12 Million

The trading floor got a lot better looking last week as actors, models and athletes help raise money for the September 11 charity event.

Articles

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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