At the first annual TradeTech conference in New York, buy- and sell-side traders gathered to discuss some of the most pressing issues in the marketplace, including creating a benchmark for algorithms, the NYSE's Hybrid market and the future of the buy- and sell-side relationship.
May the Best System Win
The New York Stock Exchange may be hedging its bet on electronic trading by seeking to acquire Archipelago's all-electronic platform. But, while Nasdaq intends to combine with INET, the NYSE must decide if it will merge its trading platforms.
BOX Moves Ticker to Linux
With minor disruptions and transparency to traders in mind, The Boston Stock Exchange migrates its ticker processing system to Linux.
Electronic foreign exchange platforms are growing in popularity. But which trading model will prevail?
The NYSE is considering opening early to capture additional trading volume, and Archipelago may provide the venue.
GL TRADE, based in Paris, will provide service bureau connectivity to the International Petroleum Exchange (IPE).
How Will the SEC Rule on Soft Dollars?
With a decision on the use of soft dollars imminent, the industry is pondering how the Securities and Exchange Commission will rule on the controversial issue.
ISE Goes Public
In March, the International Securities Exchange (ISE) kicked off its widely anticipated initial public offering (IPO).
Prepare for Skyrocketing Data Volumes, Experts Warn
Market data volumes are increasing at an alarming rate as options trading goes electronic and algorithmic trading expands. The trend will increase the capacity needs of users, data vendors and exchanges alike.