Craig Viani

Why Hasn't Cognitive Computing Revolutionized Equity Trading

In this guest blog, Greenwich Associates' Craig Viani ponders why equity trading trails the technological progress made in other industries.

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ITG Launches POSIT Alert for India and Taiwan

– ITG is now offering its Asian clients and traders another venue in which to source block liquidity.

ICAP Names Marston Head of BrokerTec Direct

– Deutsche Bank just lost Serge Marston, its former head of global e-commerce, to ICAP.

Hedge Fund-Replicating ETFs Hurt by Crowded Trade Selloff

– Exchange-traded funds designed to mimic the strategies of hedge funds are mimicking their way into some serious losses of late.

China Said to Ease Control on Brokers’ Proprietary Trading

– China has canceled a rule requiring brokerages to hold daily net long positions in their proprietary trading accounts as the nation’s stock market stabilizes following its summer slump, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Scenes from the STANY International Reception Panels

– On November 12th, traders and brokers gathered at Bryant Park Grill outside adjacent to the New York Public Library to listen to thought-leaders discuss the impact of China in the global capital markets.

Asia Pacific Stock Exchange Rebrands Itself as Sydney Stock Exchange

– The Asia Pacific Stock Exchange (APX) is changing its name to Sydney Stock Exchange.

Deutsche Bank Names New Global Equities Head, Co -Heads of Prime Named Also

– Amid a global shakeup of its corporate workforce, Deutsche bank has named a new head of its global equities business.

Wedbush Securities Names Signorelli Head of Wedbush Futures

– Wedbush is bolstering its futures business and has hired a new head to run the group.

Currency Spoofing Is Said to Be New York’s Latest Target

– The New York attorney general is investigating possible manipulation in foreign-exchange trading, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Scenes from the STA Market Structure Dinner 2015

– The Security Traders Association held a gala dinner to honor the achievements of the STA, regional chapters of the organization and discuss the path forward for the trading entity.

Equities Industry Trade Size Hits Lowest Point in 10 Years

– According to Tabb Group's Equities LiquidityMatrix, month-over-month volume decreased 3% while year-over-year industry volume decreased 9%. Also, October 2015 had the smallest industry trade size in the last 10 years.

U.S. Futures Trading Volume Jumps 11% in Q3 2015

– U.S. futures volume continues it meteoric rise in the third quarter, leaping 11% percent from the second quarter’s levels.

ING Joins R3 Blockchain Consortium

– ING takes next step with block chain technology and joins R3 consortium

LSE CEO Rolet Sees Need for Only a Few Global Exchange Operators

– The global exchange industry is a work in progress, according to London Stock Exchange Group PLC Chief Executive Officer Xavier Rolet.

NYSE Kills ‘Land Mine’ Order Type Some Blame for August Mayhem

– The New York Stock Exchange is eliminating an order type that investors including BlackRock Inc. blame for exacerbating extreme share-price swings on Aug. 24.



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