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Jared Dillian
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Was it Worth It?

In this piece from 10th Man, author Jared Dillian discusses how the ETF revolution is less about ETFs and more about indexing; about how people have come to view stocks less as stocks and more as blobs of stocks.

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June 2015

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management's Mike Bellaro Overhauled His Trading Desk. Here's How.

By Phil Albinus

Bellaro's mission was clear - update his trading desk, deploy new technology and beat the competition. Traders gets an inside look at just how he did this and how it might help make DB bigger than Goldman Sachs.

An Inside Look at Luminex, the ATS Built By the Buyside

By Maggie Patrick

With Luminex, a collection of elite asset managers is creating a new buyside trading venue that is not-for-profit.

SEC'S Stein Says Audit Trail Not Coming Anytime Soon

By John D'Antona Jr.

The much ballyhooed consolidated audit trail (CAT) isn't coming to the market any time soon, according to one regulator.

SEC Set to Begin Debate on Order Protection Rule on May 13

By John D'Antona Jr.

The first meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission's newly formed equity market structure committee, set for next month, will focus on the so-called "order protection rule."

After 45 years on Wall Street, Bank of America’s Sylvia Rocco Retires

By John D'Antona Jr.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s senior trader and managing director Sylvia Rocco has finally decided, after more than four decades on the trading desk and floor, to leave the firm and the only job she has ever known.

Dark Pool Dilemma - Aggregation Aggravation

By Craig Viani

In this final “Tales from the Dark Side,” Greenwich's Craig Viani examines how venue proliferation has driven the need for algo aggregation, and brought to light the challenges in accessing non-displayed liquidity via an intermediary.

Is Rule 606 Broken?

By David Weisberger

Is Rule 606 hopelessly outdated and broken? RegOne's Weisberger examines the regulation and whether or not it is outdated and fails to require disclosure of the vast majority of all routing.

ITG Launches Online Trading and Analytics Community

By John D'Antona Jr.

Agency-only broker and technology firm ITG has announced a new free online community for trading and portfolio analytics featuring the firm's trading tools and data.

RealTick EMS Now Connects Traders to PDQ ATS

By John D'Antona Jr.

PDQ ATS is now available via RealTick EMS.

Taiwan Says Singapore Bourse Equity-Trade Link to Start July

Taiwan will open a cross-border stock trading platform with Singapore on July 1, a regulator said.

Traders On the Move: SBS Hires Sales & Trading Head , KCG Hires Sales Trader Delayo

By John D'Antona Jr.

Siebert Brandford Shank & Co and KCG both bring on new sales traders while JPMorgan named a new head of EMEA low touch trading. All this and more in today's edition of Traders On the Move.

JP Morgan Names Head of EMEA Electronic Client Solutions Coverage

By John D'Antona Jr.

Bulge bracket firm JP Morgan has named a new head of its Europe Middle East and Africa low-touch business.

TRADERS ON THE MOVE: SIX CEO Steps Down, LSE Hires a Pair

By John D'Antona Jr.

In today's On the Move, Swiss exchange SIX's chief executive has stepped down as did the head of Euronext. LSE has hired a pair of professionals and SocGen has lost its global head of foreign exchange.

TRADERS ON THE MOVE: Credit Suisse Hires New Head of Prime; BOX Options Lands CEO

By John D'Antona Jr.

In today's On the Move, Credit Suisse appointed a new global head of its Prime Services division while BOX Options marketplace brought on two new senior level executives. Also, a pair of sales traders landed at new firms and RJO hired a new pro to start a grains trading desk.