Commentary

David Weisberger

What Should the Tick Size Pilot Be About?

With the debate about 'a 'trade at' proposal in the Small Tick Pilot program raging on, one executive talks about what should be in the actual pilot and what its goal should be - widening spreads or better relating tick sizes to prevailing spreads.

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Does the future of dark pools lie in the hands of the buyside and not the brokers?



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NEO Exchange Has Successful Trading Test

Canada's newest exchange, set to open in March, has completed its first successful system's test.

High-Frequency Probe’s First Target Isn’t Traders, But Barclays

The suit focuses on whether Barclays lied to its clients about what HFT firms were doing inside Barclays’ dark pool, one of Wall Street’s largest in-house trading platforms.

Barclays Executives Identified in New Dark Pool Complaint

Several Barclays Plc executives were aware that the bank was falsely representing how algorithms in its dark pool worked and how client orders were routed, according to an amended complaint prepared by New York’s attorney general.

Articles

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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