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Alistair Cree
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Beyond Broker Scorecards What's Next for Algo Wheels?

FlexTrade has just released a whitepaper on the brokers and the increased scope the algo wheels are taking.

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SHORT TAKE: Limit Up/Limit Down for Life

ITG recently published its monthly research note and pointed out that the New York Stock Exchange has officially petitioned the Securities and Exchange Commission to make permanent the Limit Up/ Limit Down.

WBR ELS: Order Routing to Remain SEC Focus in 2019

Regulator wants to remain focused on order handling and transparency in the coming year.

WBR ELS: Buyside Keynote – T Rowe’s Williams Talks SEC and MiFID II

The buy-side has many things on its collective mind and one trading head at a major asset manager isn’t afraid to speak them.

Articles

Demystifying Dodd-Frank

Commissioner Scott O'Malia of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is on a mission. He says the process of writing new over-the-counter derivative contract rules needs more transparency. Over the past year he has repeatedly called for more roundtables and public comment on how rules are written. Why is this important? Because these rules, among other things, will determine which OTC derivative contracts must go through a clearing process and which ones can continue to use the old bilateral, dealer-to-dealer model.

In the CARDS

FINRA's use of broker data to protect investors is under attack: Are they protecting investors or covering for bad brokers?

Structural Changes in Canada

More change is coming to the equity trading markets of the Great White North.

SEC Approves BATS Merger

It's all but official now - BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge Holdings will become a unified company.

Buyside Welcomes FINRA Query

Institutional investors welcome the equities market regulator's probe on broker-dealer order routing methodology.

Beware of New Rules

Understanding the likely form of new rules-like Regulation SCI - is essential for traders and investment firms so they can prepare for their inevitable implementation.