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Content tagged with Exchanges posted in January 2012
Deustche Bank's SuperX Ranked As Largest Dark Pool in Europe
News  |  1/31/2012  | 
Rosenblatt Securities ranked SuperX as the largest by volume in its monthly dark pool market share index, comprised of a universe of 18 liquidity pools across Europe.
Do Stock Exchange Operators Need More Rules to Monitor Trading Platforms?
Commentary  |  1/27/2012  | 
After a series of technology glitches over the past year, the SEC is proposing a new standard for trading systems that would impact 13 US stock exchanges and smaller venues, according to today's Wall Street Journal.
Liquidity Centers Are the First Step Toward Industry Utilities
Commentary  |  1/20/2012  | 
Liquidity centers will eventually become liquidity and utility centers for the equities markets.
Futures SROs Review Customer Segregation In Light of MF Global
News  |  1/18/2012  | 
CME, ICE, NFA and other futtures industry self regulatory organizations formed a committee to review how SROs can strengthen existing safeguards for customer segregated funds.
Following Scandal, Pipeline Switches Name to Aritas Securities
News  |  1/18/2012  | 
The firm said the name change reflects significant operational changes for the company, which had been the first dark pool to ever find itself in hot water with the SEC.
Are Exchange Order Fees the Best Way to Regulate High-Frequency Trading?
Commentary  |  1/17/2012  | 
When it comes to oversight of high-frequency trading, regulators should focus on simplicity, access and competition, according to Wayne Arden, former VP of sales for Nasdaq OMX’s Market Technology division, who says revamping the exchange order fee structure is a good place to start.
FIX Flyer Is Certified By Bolsa De Comercio Santiago
News  |  1/12/2012  | 
The certification paves the way for FIX Flyer to offer local brokers FIX-based DMA and algorithmic trading in Chile and the region.
Liquidnet Names New COO in Bid to Boost Revenues
News  |  1/9/2012  | 
Liquidnet, a firm that enables institutions to anonymously trade large blocks of stock, is looking to give revenues a shot in the arm through two executive appointments.
Is a Shorter Trading Day the Cure for What Ails the Markets?
Commentary  |  1/5/2012  | 
Volume at the close is way up, and retail investors are nowhere to be seen. Sometimes a sick market needs strong medicine. In this case, it could be a one-hour trading day, says Tabb Group founder Larry Tabb.
HFT Firms Brace for a New, Bolder SEC
Commentary  |  1/5/2012  | 
The unfolding new year could see the arrival of a new, more powerful Securities and Exchange Commission. Now we’ll have to see how high-frequency-trading firms react, says editor-at-large Ivy Schmerken.
Did Dodd-Frank Kill WJB Capital?
News  |  1/3/2012  | 
A trusted brokerage stops operations immediately and questions are raised.
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