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Content tagged with Exchanges posted in February 2013
Dark Pools Grab Market Share —Rosenblatt Report
News  |  2/28/2013  | 
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.
Will Traders Reset their Alarms for Nasdaq's 4 A.M. Pre-Market Session?
Commentary  |  2/27/2013  | 
In an effort to boost volumes and fees, Nasdaq OMX plans to extend its pre-market session to 4 a.m., to capture global participants. But will US traders wake up earlier?
CME Said to Approach Deutsche Boerse for Merger Talks -Bloomberg
News  |  2/25/2013  | 
CME Group Inc is said to have approached Deutsche Boerse AG to consider merger talks, Bloomberg tweeted on Monday.

Down Mexico Way
Commentary  |  2/22/2013  | 
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
Commentary  |  2/21/2013  | 
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.
HFT Demise as the Precursor to Changes in the Markets Landscape
Commentary  |  2/21/2013  | 
As new marketplaces and business models emerge, the industry should be prepared for an entirely new wave of custom IT systems and applications.
The Start of Another Financial Crisis
News  |  2/19/2013  | 
It's a deja-vu: the stability of the global markets could soon be under threat due to a looming crisis in the derivatives industry.
CBOE Would Consider Going Private If Benefits Shareholders -COO
News  |  2/15/2013  | 
CBOE Group Holdings Inc, which became a publicly held company in 2010 after years of effort, would consider going private again if doing so would benefit its shareholders, a top executive suggested on Thursday.

Welcome to the New Advanced Trading Community
News  |  2/14/2013  | 
A new community focused on the the needs of traders will allow members to interact and share ideas on some of the most important issues facing the industry.
Nasdaq Talked with Carlyle About Going Private
News  |  2/12/2013  | 
Private equity firm Carlyle Group recently approached Nasdaq OMX Group about taking the exchange operator private, but the talks fell apart.
Where's the Transparency in Order Routing?
News  |  2/12/2013  | 
Buy-side firms are diving below the surface to find out where their orders are being routed.
ICE, NYSE Deal May Open Agriculture Business to Rivals
News  |  2/8/2013  | 
ICE plans to spin off thriving Paris-based agricultural commodity contracts and may also have to sell London soft commodity contracts if its acquisition of NYSE Euronext goes through.
CBOE Profit Rises; Company in Talks with SEC on Probe
News  |  2/8/2013  | 
CBOE Group Holdings Inc, which runs the oldest U.S. stock-options trading venue, said on Friday that fourth-quarter earnings rose a more-than-expected 25 percent on an increase in per-contract fees.

Swaps Exchange Gears Up for Dodd Frank Mandates
News  |  2/6/2013  | 
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
News  |  2/6/2013  | 
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
News  |  2/6/2013  | 
IntercontinentalExchange Inc, 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
Commentary  |  2/5/2013  | 
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.
NYSE Euronext to Cut Costs Ahead of ICE Sale
News  |  2/5/2013  | 
NYSE Euronext has pledged to reduce costs further to offset slower trading as it prepares for this year's planned sale to IntercontinentalExchange (ICE).

BofA Merrill Unveils Instinct Natural to Help the Buy Side Execute Block Trades
News  |  2/4/2013  | 
Clients will rest conditional orders in BofA Merrill's ATS, Instinct X, while leveraging liquidity from the firm's private and institutional clients trading with the firm's high-touch, electronic, ETF and equity derivatives desks.
BATS U.S. Equity and Options Market Share Rises in January
News  |  2/4/2013  | 
BATS' captured 11.7 percent of U.S. equity market share in January, vs. 11.1 percent one year ago, but down from 11.9 percent in December.
U.S. Panel Backs Exchange to List Smaller Companies
News  |  2/1/2013  | 
A panel of small business experts on Friday urged U.S. securities regulators to encourage the creation of a new exchange to list smaller companies to make it easier for them to enter the public market.

6 Most Memorable SEC Chiefs
Slideshows  |  2/1/2013  | 
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.

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