Craig Viani

Why Hasn't Cognitive Computing Revolutionized Equity Trading

In this guest blog, Greenwich Associates' Craig Viani ponders why equity trading trails the technological progress made in other industries.

Traders Poll

As IEX has applied for exchange status, many in the marketplace have commented for and against the upstart venue. If granted exchange status, would you trade there?

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Scenes from the STANY International Reception Panels

On November 12th, traders and brokers gathered at Bryant Park Grill outside adjacent to the New York Public Library to listen to thought-leaders discuss the impact of China in the global capital markets.

Currency Spoofing Is Said to Be New York’s Latest Target

The New York attorney general is investigating possible manipulation in foreign-exchange trading, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Scenes from the STA Market Structure Dinner 2015

The Security Traders Association held a gala dinner to honor the achievements of the STA, regional chapters of the organization and discuss the path forward for the trading entity.


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.

In the CARDS

FINRA's use of broker data to protect investors is under attack: Are they protecting investors or covering for bad brokers?

Structural Changes in Canada

More change is coming to the equity trading markets of the Great White North.

SEC Approves BATS Merger

It's all but official now - BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings will become a unified company.

Buyside Welcomes FINRA Query

Institutional investors welcome the equities market regulator's probe on broker-dealer order routing methodology.

Beware of New Rules

Understanding the likely form of new rules-like Regulation SCI - is essential for traders and investment firms so they can prepare for their inevitable implementation.



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