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David Weisberger

50 Shades of Compliance

RegOne's David Weisberger talks about the current conflict of interest in the current equity market structure where the exchanges can act as their own regulators.

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More Noble Returns: The Buyside Does Good

– Concern over environmental and roiling social issues tug at hedge funds' hearts -- and bottom lines.


The Dirty Rotten Secrets of Today's Order Types

– RegOne's David Weisberger examines order types, conflicts they can cause and how achieve best execution in today's markets.


Flow Traders Said to Prepare IPO of Dutch High-Frequency Firm

– High-frequency trading firm Flow Traders BV is preparing for an initial public offering that could value the company at more than 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion), people with knowledge of the matter said.


Convergex Adds More Ex-KCG Employees by Hiring Palumbo, Draizen

– Convergex Group LLC has hired Nick Palumbo and Troy Draizen for its sales department, adding to the list of former KCG Holdings Inc. employees whoíve joined the broker.


Invesco’s Cronin Has SEC Playing Catch-Up on Making Market Safer

– Kevin Cronin, global head of trading at Invesco Ltd., wasnít going to wait for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to protect his customers.


Trade Informatics' Anti-Gaming Solution Hunts HFT Predators

– TI Fact analyzes how your trade occurred and whether your brokers are allowing high-frequency traders into their dark pools.


On The Move: Former Fidelity Fund Manager O’Hanley Joins Unum Board

– The former head of asset management for Fidelity Investments who managed $1.9 trillion has joined the board of directors for insurer Unim Group.


Fortress Earnings Rise 1.7% as Credit Funds Realize Profits

– Fortressís credit business, run by Pete Briger, earned 65 percent more in the quarter than a year earlier as its private equity-style credit funds sold assets and collected a share of profits for beating performance benchmarks.


On The Move: Diamond Joins Spectrum Group Management

– As Managing Director, the Gates Capital vet will oversee all marketing and business development for Spectrum.


Irving Kahn, Investor Who Made Money in 1929 Crash, Dies at 109

– At age 108 he was still working three days a week, commuting one mile from his Upper East Side apartment to the firmís midtown office.


Texas Endowment Backs Ex-Ziff Hedge Funds in Push to Find Stars

– The University of Texas Investment Management Co., the second-largest U.S. university endowment, is backing three firms led by former Ziff Brothers Investments managers as it seeks to benefit from new hedge fund talent.


Wall Street's New Hires and Promotions for February 2015

– A look at the recent people moves inside Goldman Sachs, Nasdaq, Eagle Investments and other firms last month. And where is Manoj Narang headed to?


The HFT Believer: Mark Gorton of Tower Research

– Traders profiles Mark Gorton of Tower Research Capital - a staunch defender of high-frequency trading and listens to his argument as to why the markets have never been more fair.


Woodbine Reports $7.5Bn in Equity Commission Pool Available to Traders

– It looks like the five year contraction in the equity market's commission wallet is over. Finally. Woodbine Associates, a market consultancy, reported commission spending contraction has stopped.


KCG Launches New Risk Arbitrage Group

– KCG is launching a new risk arbitrage group, aimed at providing its clients with insight into complex and special situations through expert regulatory and event arbitrage-related analysis.



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