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Robert Schuessler
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A Smarter Monkey

In this contributed piece, TIM noted that some traders do better than others when using data that has been run through certain analysis - that is, have used some form of machine learning to assist them.

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In his first public speech, SEC Chair Jay Clayton deviated from his prepared remarks and offered his own "off the cuff" comments on market issues. Do you like this change of pace?




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April 21, 2005

Big Board Comes Out Swinging

By Gregory Bresiger

The Big Board favors the SEC's proposal for rigid SRO rules redefining what qualifies as an independent board. The NYSE, in a recent filing with the SEC, said its current board structure now exceeds the proposed SRO standards. The proposed standards call for "fair representation" on SRO boards. However, some trading firms have objected that these standards would lead to members who know little about the trading business. [See Washington Watch]. Nevertheless, the NYSE says the current SRO model sometimes fails to stop the inevitable conflicts between the business and regulatory needs of an SRO.