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Ronan Ryan
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Know Your Role

The newest US stock exchange, IEX, asks, "what is an exchange" and how can it help the buy-side.

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Nasdaq has announced that it is formulating an "extended life" order type designed to compete with IEX. Does that make you more likely to trade on Nasdaq?

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ON THE MOVE: Schroders Bulks Up Fixed Income Team; Credit Suisse Hires Quant Pro

In his week's On The Move three key executives join one broker's fixed income trading desk while one bulge firms land a quant trader for a new role.

ON THE MOVE: BAML Snags Maher for Electronic Sales; EBS Lures Tradeweb’s Shumpert

Bulge and Tier 2 brokers land top talent to lead their trading desks in this week's job moves.

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.

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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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