Profile of Phil AlbinusContributing Editor
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 440
Phil Albinus is the former editor-in-chief of Advanced Trading. He has nearly two decades of journalism experience and has been covering financial technology and regulation for nine years. Before joining Advanced Trading, he served as editor of Waters, a monthly trade journal that analyzed the challenges of the CIO for sell side, buy side firms and exchanges. He has moderated countless briefings, webinars and industry panels. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the State University of New York at New Paltz and lives with his wife and three children in Ossining, NY. Follow him in Twitter at @philalbinus
Articles by Phil Albinus
posted in June 2013
In a Wall Street & Technology exclusive, the CEOs of Broadridge and Scivantage discuss their new joint venture, the demands of compliance within operations and the eternal buy vs build debate.
Regulators are not just bringing charges against Jon Corzine for nearly driving MF Global off the cliff, they're also looking at the broken brokerage’s assistant treasurer. Both may lose their license and never trade again. What does a CIO do if they know that things are not right inside a trading firm?
In a direct jab at the Toronto Stock Exchange, RBC, Barclays and others are creating a new exchange that does not permit any high-frequency trading. Will it work?
Just because regulators are gaining an IT advantage in market surveillance it doesn't mean that broker-dealers can relax. If they want to avoid fines and keep their trading license, remaining vigilant against suspicious trades and compliance infractions is still Job One.
The number of shares traded via high-frequency trading are down and politicians want to roll out a tax to serve as a speed bump. Some are wondering if microsecond dealings are poised to fade away.
Today’s stock exchanges have the best technology ever in the history of financial markets. So why are we seeing more and more stock market outages and trading glitches?
In a letter to the operators of 15 dark pools, Finra asked for more detail about who knows what happens in these unlit exchanges.