Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Instinet and Virtu Enter into Liquidity Streaming Partnership Ahead of MiFID II

Instinet and Virtu Enter into Liquidity Streaming Partnership Ahead of MiFID II
Instinet and Virtu Financial launch liquidity streaming relationship Providing buy and sell side clients with aggregated liquidity in anticipation of MiFID II regulations

JPMorgan Weighs Leaner Trading Units as Rules Hit Profitability

JPMorgan Weighs Leaner Trading Units as Rules Hit Profitability
Even JPMorgan Chase & Co., a Wall Street winner since the financial crisis and now the worlds biggest investment bank, is considering shrinking some trading businesses because new rules make them less profitable.

Changing of the Guard at SEC

Changing of the Guard at SEC
So long, and thanks for the memories, even if they weren't so good. That might have been outgoing Chairman Mary Schapiro's final lament as she stepped out the door at the Securities and Exchange Commission last month.

Pushing Back, HFTs Form Own Trade Group

Pushing Back, HFTs Form Own Trade Group
Four high-frequency trading firms have formed the Modern Markets Initiative to defend its role in the hyper-fast trading landscape.

Firms Sound Off on SEC’s Sponsored Access Proposal

Firms Sound Off on SEC’s Sponsored Access Proposal
If the SEC's proposal for sponsored access to exchanges becomes a rule as written, then trading costs will likely rise for many market participants. This, at least, is the conclusion firms with large clearing operations reached in their comment letters to the SEC.

SLIDESHOW: San Francisco Security Traders Association

SLIDESHOW: San Francisco Security Traders Association
Here are some images from the recent Security Traders Association confab held recently at the Inn at Spanish Bay in Monterey, Calfornia.

Barclays Dark Pool Said to Attract Lawsuit From New York

Barclays Dark Pool Said to Attract Lawsuit From New York
Barclays Plc is being sued by New Yorks attorney general over allegations that the banks dark pool gave high-frequency traders advantages over other customers, despite saying otherwise, a person familiar with the matter said.
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The Incredible Shrinking Market

The Incredible Shrinking Market
Burgeoning retail order flow has pumped up volume numbers, but institutions are finding it difficult to find liquidity.

Fidelity Joins D.E. Shaw Opposing Wider Ticks as Small-Cap Fix

Fidelity Joins D.E. Shaw Opposing Wider Ticks as Small-Cap Fix
Lawmakers who say moribund trading in smaller companies limits access to capital have proposed rolling back penny pricing in some U.S. equities. Executives and some of the biggest money managers say its not the answer.

Wall Street Women 2012: Entrepreneur Profiles

Wall Street Women 2012: Entrepreneur Profiles
Today, we spolight the winners of our Entrepreneur of the Year award. Entrepreneur of the Year is given to women who have pursued, and succeeded on, an entrepreneurial path in the financial markets.Traders Magazine proudly salutes Dana Dakin, Founder, Dakin Partners LLC and Holly A. Stark, Managing Member, Efficient Frontiers LLC.

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