Guest columnist John Bates wonders if anyone feels bad for the high-frequency trading firms that are now facing lawsuits, sluggish markets and regulators.
Do you expect more SEC investigations into order routing or handling?
Traders Magazine Online News
October 31, 2014 – Securities professionals around the country endured a rough few minutes Thursday as a feed for carrying prices and quotes for thousands of stocks on the oldest American equity exchange misfired.
October 31, 2014 – KCG Holdings Inc., the trading firm formed in the aftermath of Knight Capital Group Inc.’s near collapse, is seeking at least $300 million for its currencies unit, people with knowledge of the matter said.
October 30, 2014 – When it comes to pending Global OTC Derivatives Clearing Operations, regulators in the US and Europe are bracing for a fight.
October 30, 2014 – The options market is on a tear - with volume hitting a whopping one billion contracts in the third quarter.
October 30, 2014 – Trade cost analysis is going a step deeper and measuring execution quality at the fill level.
October 30, 2014 – ITG's execution management system will now give the buyside access to the foreign exchange market, allowing traders to use the firm's EMS system to tap into State Street's currency book of business.
October 29, 2014 – The Security Traders Association of New York will kick off the 2014 holiday party season with its 24th Annual International Reception.
October 29, 2014 – Today is the 85th anniversary of the Crash of 1929, which many came to believe as the starting point of the Great Depression. Could it happen again?
October 29, 2014 – In this guest commentary, contributor Fernando Luiz de Oliveira asks if a trader improve his results by learning about market structure and high-frequency trading.
October 29, 2014 – President Barack Obama has gotten the Bronx cheer from Wall Street. In new survey said that 17 percent of Wall Street professionals give the Trader-in-Chief a thumb's up.
October 29, 2014 – In stock trading, it's looking more and more like West meets East.
October 29, 2014 – Even the man behind the latest attempt to change how Wall Street trades corporate bonds concedes it will take time.
October 29, 2014 – Hong Kong’s securities regulator has completed preparatory work for a planned trading link with Shanghai’s stock exchange.
October 29, 2014 – Researchers examining the distribution of corporate filings by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission found evidence that some paying subscribers got the information first.
October 28, 2014 – Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch was fined a total of $6 million by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority over U.S. short-selling rules.