Seth Merrin, the visionary founder of Liquidnet, is at it again. This time, Merrin, who launched Liquidnet in 2001, is hoping to fix the inefficiencies of the U.S. equity market with a new version of Liquidnet that brings in retail-size order flow to match against the existing wholesale liquidity pool.
Brokering Deals With Exchanges
Hot cakes, get your hot cakes! CEOs of regional stock exchanges might as well be standing on a street corner hawking Philly cheese steaks or Boston funnel cakes judging from the recent flurry of deals with brokers.
Are We Disaster Ready?
With the growth of algorithmic trading, are the U.S. equity markets adequately prepared for disasters such as the recent terrorist bombings in London?
Resurrecting the Regionals
With Reg NMS on their side, the regional exchanges are enhancing their technology and seeking partnerships to better compete with the NYSE and Nasdaq.
Algorithms Sweep Dark Books
Institutions are asking brokers to sweep multiple crossing networks and dark books to find hidden liquidity.