Guest columnist John Bates wonders if anyone feels bad for the high-frequency trading firms that are now facing lawsuits, sluggish markets and regulators.
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October 17, 2014 – BlackRock's iShares group is bringing its second exchange-traded fund in as many days. However, this new emerging markets ETF is listed on BATS.
October 17, 2014 – Agency broker Bloomberg wants to bring the block trade from cash equities to the exchange traded fund market.
October 17, 2014 – Big banks are getting bigger - in the foreign exchange trading markets. But how big?
October 17, 2014 – Athena Capital Research LLC used $40 million to rig prices of thousands of stocks including EBay Inc. for at least six months in 2009, U.S. regulators said today when fining the high-speed trading firm $1 million.
October 16, 2014 – Nasdaq today announced that BlackRock will list a new exchange-traded fund, the iShares Commodities Select Strategy ETF.
October 16, 2014 – When too many U.S. authorities conduct overlapping investigations it can disrupt regulatory probes and lead to unnecessary lawsuits, a Securities and Exchange Commission official said.
October 16, 2014 – Three of the largest dark pools told customers to trade elsewhere during at least part of yesterday’s session as concern about Ebola and global economic growth spurred the busiest day for U.S. stocks in three years.
October 16, 2014 – The $1.6 trillion tri-party repurchase agreement market could get a central clearing repository if one clearing agency has its way.
October 16, 2014 – Charles River's mainstay data service is about to offer more pricing and reference data across multiple asset classes, helping meet the requirements of today's cross asset trader.
October 15, 2014 – ACI - Financial Markets Association is jumping across the Pond and onto North American shores.
October 15, 2014 – The lobbying group for brokers and money managers criticized the process for selecting who will upgrade a key piece of infrastructure in the U.S. stock market.
October 15, 2014 – The SEC is investigating special order types, how brokers route trades and payments they receive for sending customer orders to wholesale market makers.
October 15, 2014 – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is preparing more enforcement actions related to the ways alternative-trading systems route and execute orders, an agency official said.
October 15, 2014 – September was a great month for U.S. options volume as pent-up investor demand from the summer drove sector trading.
October 15, 2014 – ITG's newest dark pool algorithm, POSIT 3.0, is now available to all its U.S. clients, and sometime next year to its European customers.