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TOP STORIES 2012: Exchanges and Regulators Look to Calm Markets

Traders Magazine Online News, December 27, 2012

Mary Schroeder and Tom Steinert-Threlkeld

The mandate for exchange operators and regulators in 2013 will be to find ways to calm markets and make sure they operate reliably, even under abnormal conditions. And little wonder: The failure of the BATS IPO, the flubbing of the Facebook IPO, Knight Capital's runaway algorithm and the two-day shutdown of markets forced by Mother Nature ensure that a repeat string of disruptions will not be healthy.

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