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Colt's Hutchinson Says US Firms Should Follow Europe's MiFID II Preparations

In a conversation with Traders Magazine, Colt Technology Services' Julie Hutchinson discussed the widespread ramifications of MiFID II on European securities trading. She also said that while only a Euro-centric regulation, US firms should take heed and prepare - soon.

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SIFMA’s Snook Says Reg NMS Future Is Most Important Issue

In remarks given at the SIFMA Equity Market Structure Conference in New York on April 26, Randy Snook, Executive Vice President, Business Policies and Practices said that from SIFMA’s standpoint, the most current issue in equity market structure is the future of Regulation NMS.

ITG’s Selway to SEC?

Could ITG’s Jamie Selway be the next Director and head of The Division of Trading and Markets at the Securities and Exchange Commission? Quite possibly, according to sources.

ON THE MOVE: Greifeld to Join Virtu Board While Susi Exits KCG

In this week's On The Move, there are more changes at BTIG as the firm hired a quartet of traders for its fixed income desk. Also, more happenings at KCG, JP Morgan and Virtu while Dash Financial lands a new CFO.

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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.