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The Periodic Table

Fidessa's Steve Grob has written a response to Marcus Ferber writing to ESMA condemning periodic auctions. The blog strongly criticizes Ferber's approach, and looks at the problems behind the "lit is good and dark is bad" attitude.

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Do you think that NY AG Schneiderman's probe into crypto exchanges will curtail growth and trading?



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April 2, 2018

DTCC's 2018 Fintech Symposium

DTCC’s 2018 Fintech Symposium featured leaders from key industry organizations who discussed the transformative impact new technologies can have on the global financial services industry. As industry headwinds gain strength, fintech has the power to turn them into tailwinds to propel the industry forward. But are we ready for this change? Industry leaders shared their insights.

March 20, 2018

2018 Florida STA 38th Annual Conference

The Florida Security Traders Association held its 38th annual winter confab at the Opal Sands Resort Clearwater Beach. The evennt featured the usual panel sessions, networking events and sunshine traders desired as winter weather throughout the US helped spark attendance.

February 12, 2018

Mid Atlantic STA 2018 Winter Conference Reception

The buy-side, sell-side and vendors all descended on Baltimore, Maryland on Feb 1 through the 3rd to discuss all matters trading and market structure. But this night it was all about the party!

February 12, 2018

Mid Atlantic STA 2018 Winter Conference Education Hour

The buy-side, sell-side and vendors all descended on Baltimore, Maryland on Feb 1 through the 3rd to discuss all matters trading and market structure. The confab was highlighted by an outlook session featuring Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a fireside chat with the SEC's Chairman Jay Clayton.

February 12, 2018

Mid Atlantic STA 2018 Winter Conference (Part 1)

The buy-side, sell-side and vendors all descended on Baltimore, Maryland on Feb 1 through the 3rd to discuss all matters trading and market structure. The confab was highlighted by an outlook session featuring Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a fireside chat with the SEC's Chairman Jay Clayton.

January 16, 2018

STAC 2018 Mid Winter Conference - PART 2

Check out more images of the happenings at the recent Security Traders Association of Chicago's annual Mid-Winter Conference.

January 16, 2018

STAC 2018 Mid Winter Conference - PART 1

The polar vortex that gripped Chicago from the latter half of December through the New Year briefly relented last week, just in time for the Security Traders Association of Chicago to hold their annual Mid-Winter Conference. Attendance was strong, with over 600 registered for the event, and a program that combined the old (e.g. market data) with the new (e.g. emerging technologies) provided a number of interesting insights.

December 11, 2017

ICAP Celebrates 25th Annual Global Charity Day

ICAP, part of TP ICAP group, the world’s largest interdealer broker, celebrated its 25th annual Global Charity Day on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. On this day, 100% of company revenues and commissions generated globally will be donated to more than 100 charities worldwide. Traders Magazine brings you the celebrities acting as sales traders for a day.

December 5, 2017

Markets Media Group's 10th Anniversary Celebration

Markets Media Group proudly celebrated its 10th anniversary on Monday, December 4th, at the Gansevoort Hotel. Traders Magazine, one of Markets Media's most recent acquisitions, was there to celebrate the event and revel with Wall Street at the firm's 10 years in the news business.

November 21, 2017

STANY 2017 International Reception and Holiday Party

The Security Traders Association of New York (STANY) hosted its 27th Annual International Reception and Holiday Party on November 16th at the Bryant Park Grill. The event featured a fireside chat on sourcing liquidity and other concerns and anticipated effects of the January 2018 implementation of MiFID II. The presentation was followed by networking, cocktails and buffet dinner. STANY also hosted a toy drive for the US Marines’ Toys for Tots.

November 13, 2017

2017 Women in Finance Award Winners

The third annual Markets Choice Awards: Women in Finance luncheon took place on Tuesday, November 7. Held at Tao Downtown in Manhattan’s trendy Meatpacking District, the event convened nearly 400 market professionals from institutional investment firms, hedge funds, trading desks at the biggest global banks, exchanges, trading platforms, and technology providers. Traders Magazine is proud to share some of the images from the event. Congratulations to the winners!

November 9, 2017

Second Annual Traders Magazine Market Structure Equity Town Hall Forum

The 2017 event kicked off with a keynote address by ITG Managing Director Jamie Selway, followed by a panel session of equity traders who comprised the ETHF Advisory Board. From there, the event broke into 10 roundtable sessions drilling down into trading topics such as MiFID II, ETFs, Artificial Intelligence, Regulation, and Best Execution. A cocktail networking social concluded the event.

October 10, 2017

2017 Wall Street Rides FAR for Autism Science Foundation

Hundreds from the Wall Street communities gathered in Saxon Woods Park in White Plains on Saturday, October 8 for Wall Street Rides FAR (For Autism Research). The bicycling event was held in support of innovative, life-changing research funded by the Autism Science Foundation. Cyclists set off on the 62-mile, 30-mile, 20-mile, and 4-mile bike routes in the Lower Hudson Valley. The event raised over $270,000 for research.

September 29, 2017

2017 Security Traders Association 84th National Conference - Part 1

The trading industry got together September 13 - 15 at the JW Marriott in Washington DC at the STA’s 84th Annual Conference. The event featured a keynote from the SEC's Michael Piwowar and panel sessions focused on helping traders achieve maximum efficiency in the current market structure.

September 29, 2017

2017 Security Traders Association 84th National Conference - Part 2

Traders Magazine presents more photos from the STA’s 84th Annual Conference. The event featured a keynote from the SEC's Michael Piwowar and panel sessions focused on helping traders achieve maximum efficiency in the current market structure.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The SEC Raises Stakes in Self-Regulation

In this week's Flashback Friday story, Traders Magazine looks aback to 2005 and the debate as to who the equity market have as a sole or top regulator? And if so, who should it be? The SROs? FINRA? SEC?

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