Exchange Technology in Focus

While some market participants and observers believe automation and speed are over-emphasized in exchange trading, there is broad agreement that on balance, technology has massively…

MiFID II Vexes European Buy Side 

Fund managers will to change their workflows to meet best execution requirements under new trading rules in the European Union. Anthony Kirby, director and head…

TriAct Raises Bar for Canadian ATS

Toronto-based TriAct Canada Marketplace, which operates the MATCH Now alternative trading system, is underway with a plan to improve customers’ trading experience and gain market…

Summer C-Level Series: Alfred Eskandar, Portware

Buy side demands for custom workflows, particularly control over order routing.

OPINION: Marketing Under Microscope

Eric Schneiderman turned heads on Wall Street late last month when the New York Attorney General sued Barclays for misrepresenting what went on in its…

Algorithms in Focus

This entry is part 3 in the series Institutional Equity Traders Tap Pre-Trade Analytics&nbspAn institutional trader looking to electronically buy or sell a large block…

Block Traders Gauge Liquidity

For institutional equity traders, pre-trade analytics can generate signals from data that can be likened to a “No Diving, Shallow Water” sign at a lake.

For Block Traders, ‘Big Data’ is Double-Edged Sword

For U.S. institutional equity traders seeking to efficiently execute large buy and sell orders, the good news is there is a wealth of available data and information available.

ICE Options Exchanges Heat Up

Amex and Arca move forward on initiatives regarding education, functionality, and risk control.


The facts about and the future of a fundamental facet of the options market