In this guest blog, Greenwich Associates' Craig Viani ponders why equity trading trails the technological progress made in other industries.
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.
The New York attorney general is investigating possible manipulation in foreign-exchange trading, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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.
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.
FINRA's use of broker data to protect investors is under attack: Are they protecting investors or covering for bad brokers?
More change is coming to the equity trading markets of the Great White North.
It's all but official now - BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings will become a unified company.
Institutional investors welcome the equities market regulator's probe on broker-dealer order routing methodology.
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.