Trading

Illinois Teachers invests in 2 managed futures strategies, earmarks $1.1 billion total

Illinois Teachers' Retirement System approved investments or commitments totaling up to $1.1 billion at a board of trustees meeting Friday.

May 22, 2015 | 02:39 pm
SEC approves small-cap tick pilot

SEC approves small-cap tick pilot

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday gave final approval for a two-year pilot program beginning May 6, 2016, to increase the tick sizes — minimum quoting and trading increments...

May 07, 2015 | 03:44 pm
Experts see trouble ahead from MiFID II

Experts see trouble ahead from MiFID II

European market regulators' efforts to apply equity templates to trading in other asset classes will be felt by U.S. money managers and asset owners through higher trading costs, reduced investment...

May 04, 2015
Dark pool for bonds might depend on equity success

Dark pool for bonds might depend on equity success

The recent launch by eight large U.S. money managers of an equity dark pool has some wondering if something similar could be built by the buy side for fixed-income trading.

May 04, 2015

Study: Naked short selling did not cause 2008 crash

Fails to deliver under naked short selling did not cause the 2008 financial market crash, a new study says.

May 04, 2015
SEC proposal would require certain non-U.S. swap dealers to register in U.S.

SEC proposal would require certain non-U.S. swap dealers to register in U.S.

The SEC on Wednesday proposed requiring non-U.S. swap dealers that operate trading desks in the U.S. to register with the agency as a security-based swap dealer.

April 30, 2015 | 11:30 am
OTC derivatives markets down in the second half of 2014

OTC derivatives markets down in the second half of 2014

Over-the-counter derivatives markets contracted 8.9% in the second half of 2014, according to data released Thursday by the Bank for International Settlements.

April 30, 2015 | 11:30 am
Twitter stock drops 18.2% on leaked earnings release

Twitter stock drops 18.2% on leaked earnings release

Twitter Inc. saw its stock price drop 18.2% on Tuesday after its first-quarter earnings release leaked.

April 28, 2015 | 04:30 pm

Milken panel takes aim at ways to improve TRACE

Finding ways to improve the Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine was debated by a panel at the Milken Institute Global Conference on Monday.

April 28, 2015 | 11:41 am

U.K. trader accused of manipulation tied to 2010 flash crash

A U.K. futures trader contributed to the May 2010 flash crash by engaging in illegal bait-and-switch practices, U.S. authorities said.

April 21, 2015 | 03:53 pm

BATS Global names global head of exchange-traded products

Laura Morrison was named senior vice president, global head of exchange-traded products, at BATS Global Markets.

April 17, 2015 | 03:36 pm

High-frequency trader Virtu Financial's shares soar on first day of trading

Shares of Virtu Financial closed at $22.20 Thursday on the Nasdaq Stock Market, up 16.84% from the IPO price of $19 set Wednesday.

April 16, 2015 | 03:58 pm

BATS to launch second options exchange

BATS Global Markets plans to launch EDGX Options, its second options exchange, said a filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

April 16, 2015 | 03:53 pm

Canaccord Genuity CEO dies following illness during Hawaii triathlon

Paul Reynolds, CEO at Canadian brokerage and investment bank Canaccord Genuity Group, died Wednesday, three days after falling ill while competing in a triathlon near Kona, Hawaii.

April 02, 2015 | 02:31 pm

ISDA issues principles for rules governing the centralized execution of swaps

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association on Wednesday issued principles to be applied to rules governing centralized execution of swaps and called for alignment in swap-execution facility...

April 01, 2015 | 02:03 pm