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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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May 26, 2005

An Activist Moves to Frontier

By Staff Reports

Institutional trading advocate Holly Stark has moved to Efficient Frontiers LLC, a market consultancy, as a full-time managing member. Stark had been working at Kern Capital Management for five years. She had been serving as director of trading and a principal. She has also served on various advisory committees of the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.

Efficient Frontiers was begun as a transatlantic venture. It was launched by Doug Atkin, a former Instinet CEO, and Richard Kilby, a former London Stock Exchange executive who had also worked for virt-x. Benn Steil, a senior fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, and former UBS Securities executive John Woodman, also helped found Efficient Frontiers. It provides strategic consulting for exchanges, brokers and others.