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Content tagged with Exchanges posted in September 2012
The Andean Region: Catching Up Fast
Commentary  |  9/27/2012  | 
With Brazil and Mexico stealing most of the headlines when it comes to Latin America, people could be forgiven for missing some of the recent developments to come out of other countries in the region. While Brazil and Mexico might be seen as the dominant players, the rise of financial centers in Peru, Colombia and Chile is seeing brokers increasingly demand a multi-location Latin American presence.
Jury Out On Whether Global HFT Regulations Will Work
News  |  9/27/2012  | 
Unlike the U.S. marketplace, the push to rein in high-frequency traders through regulations is underway in Europe and Canada, but it remains to be seen whether the new rules will work or bring unintended consequences.
Fixing the U.S. Equity Markets: Limit Exchange/ATS Licenses and Other Steps
News  |  9/24/2012  | 
In his Senate Hearing testimony last week, Larry Tabb, founder and CEO of Tabb Group, advised the SEC and Congress to stop granting exchange and ATS licenses, among other remedies.
Fixing the U.S. Equity Markets: Limit Exchange/ATS Licenses and Other Steps
Commentary  |  9/21/2012  | 
In his Senate Hearing testimony on Thursday, Larry Tabb, founder and CEO of Tabb Group, advised the SEC and Congress to stop granting exchange and ATS licenses, among other remedies.
Two Months After Staggering Loss, Knight Capital Hunts for New CTO
News  |  9/21/2012  | 
In a series of moves aimed at preventing a repeat of its $440 million trading error, Knight Capital says Steven Sadoff is no longer overseeing its technology.
Flash Crash Or A Turning Point For Oil Prices?
Commentary  |  9/20/2012  | 
Woodbine Report Hits Back at Dark Pool Critics
News  |  9/19/2012  | 
Woodbine sheds light on the opaque world of dark pools in a 111-page report, and says many of the usual criticisms of these venues are without merit.
Vega-Chi to Launch Buy-Side Only High-Yield Bond Trading System
News  |  9/19/2012  | 
The new ATS will give institutional investors the ability to trade directly with each other, eliminating the need for broker dealers as intermediaries.
Bloomberg, BIDS Trading, Team On U.S. Liquidity Capture Service
News  |  9/19/2012  | 
The firms announce the start of an alliance that will create a deep liquidity pool in market that's been plagued by fragmentation.
Amid Changing Global Exchanges Landscape, Deutsche Borse Appoints New CIO
News  |  9/18/2012  | 
The exchange operator also announced it is cutting a board member for equities, in another sign of the diminishing importance of equities trading for global exchanges.
Could Social Media Revive High-Touch Trading?
Commentary  |  9/18/2012  | 
Maybe the return to high-touch trading is achieved by overlaying social media concepts on top of the low-touch networks that now proliferate the industry.
For Exchanges, It’s Time To Shape Up and Spend More on Tech
News  |  9/17/2012  | 
The SEC's fine against NYSE is a strong signal that the regulator is focusing on exchanges.
NYSE's Fine for Unfair Data Feeds Another Blow to Market Confidence
Commentary  |  9/17/2012  | 
With trading volumes near historic lows in the equity markets, the SEC's decision to fine NYSE $5 million for improper market data feeds gives investors even more reason to stay away.
SEC Fines NYSE $5 Million for Improper Market Data Distribution
News  |  9/14/2012  | 
The regulator said the exchange operator improperly fed market data to certain customers before sending it out to the public.
SEC Pushes Market Technology Roundtable to Oct. 2
News  |  9/12/2012  | 
In the aftermath of several high-profile technological mishaps in the marketplace, the SEC's roundtable next month will seek ways to prevent costly trading mistakes, and come up with best practices for handling crises in real-time.
Flextrade Delivers Analytics Via NYSE Technologies
News  |  9/12/2012  | 
The exchange will offer market data clients access to the FlexEdge Predictive Analytics Solution.
BlackRock to Lower Fees on Certain ETFs
News  |  9/10/2012  | 
BlackRock Inc is planning to announce lower fees on some of its core iShares exchange-traded funds in the fourth quarter, Chief Executive Officer Laurence Fink said on Monday.

Wall Street Week Ahead: A Nice Rally While it Lasted
News  |  9/10/2012  | 
At the start of the historically weakest month for equities, there are plenty of reasons to believe stocks may be just about reaching a top - at least in the short term.

As Dark Pools Grow, ASX Fights To Keep Public Exchanges Relevant
Commentary  |  9/6/2012  | 
ASX CEO Elmer Funke Kupper says the growth of dark pools is hurting Australia's largest public exchange, and without stronger regulations, remains a threat to lit markets around the world.

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