Dark Pools Grab Market Share —Rosenblatt Report
A sharp decline in volatility in January set the stage for dark pools to gain market share in January, especially those focusing on institutions and block trading, according to Rosenblatt Securities' report.
Down Mexico Way
Market structure in Mexico leads the way for Latin American electronic trading with some serious new infrastructure and support for local institutional trading and north to south flow from statistical arbitrage.
Rebuilding Trust in Our Markets in the Year Ahead
While regulators focus their efforts on automated or manual exchange-level risk management, firms should ensure that they have proper processes in place to manage risk from their own perspective in order to avoid the pain of repeating notable — and possibly avoidable — mistakes.
Swaps Exchange Gears Up for Dodd Frank Mandates
Preparing to go live in 2013, trueEX LLC, a CFTC-regulated swaps exchange, chose Interactive Data Corporation's 7ticks global network for hosting and supporting its matching engine architecture.
Another Trading Floor Bites The Dust
Given the sweeping move to electronic trading, a growing number of trading floors are shutting down, although some say certain floors still have a place in today's markets.
ICE Reports 2 Percent Rise in Q4 Profit
which is in the process of buying NYSE Euronext for $8.2
billion, reported a 2 percent rise in quarterly profit on
Wednesday, helped by an increase in market data revenues and
slightly lower expenses.
Improving the Policing of Electronic Markets
While insider trading convictions continue to pile up, SEC chairman nominee Mary Jo White needs to focus on improving market surveillance and data analysis in order to really bolster investor confidence.
6 Most Memorable SEC Chiefs
As critics debate whether President Obama's nominee for the SEC, Mary Jo White, is the right choice, we take a look at some of the past’s most memorable heads of the agency.