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Anyone for Tea and Sympathy with Beleaguered HFT Firms?

Guest columnist John Bates wonders if anyone feels bad for the high-frequency trading firms that are now facing lawsuits, sluggish markets and regulators.

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Meet the 2014 Wall Street Women

Meet the 2014 Wall Street Women from Traders. Wall Street Women: A Celebration of Excellence was created to honor women who have not only succeeded but excelled in a male-dominated industry.

BofA Refugees Said to Join Ex-Knight CEO Joyce for Market Maker

Bank of America Corp. traders who left as the lender dismantled their electronic market-making unit are attempting to recreate the business as an independent firm with former Knight Capital Group Inc. chief Tom Joyce.

TRADERS ON THE MOVE: BCS Gets New CEO, Rubenfeld Lands at Financial Services

Russian broker-dealer BCS has named a new chief executive officer, a Credit Suisse partner has hired a one-time Traders columnist and alternative broker Venovate brought on a new board member.

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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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