Aitan D. Goelman on Tuesday was named director of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's enforcement division.
June 10, 2014 | 01:47 pm
Three academics have identified a market structure they contend would enhance liquidity and stability, overcoming detrimental impacts to investors of high-frequency trading.
June 09, 2014
The SEC will consider requiring more disclosure of institutional trades made through dark pools and other automated trading systems, and require high-frequency traders to register as broker-dealers,...
June 05, 2014 | 03:20 pm
Speculation abounds that the London Stock Exchange Group PLC is on the verge of making the biggest acquisition in its 213-year history with a potential deal to buy Russell Investments, allowing the...
May 26, 2014
Eleven member countries of the European Commission are planning to introduce a financial transactions tax in 2016. If it takes effect as planned, the tax could cost pension funds, not only in Europe...
May 26, 2014
Three academics were named co-winners of the $100,000 prize in AQR Capital Management's Insight Awards, for their paper on market dynamics and structure in an era of high-frequency trading, outdoing...
May 21, 2014 | 04:15 pm
London Stock Exchange Group PLC confirmed it is in “exclusive discussions” to acquire Russell Investments from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
May 20, 2014 | 12:16 pm
Former S.A.C. Capital Advisors hedge fund manager Michael Steinberg was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for insider trading on Friday, capping one of the biggest victories for prosecutors who spent...
May 16, 2014 | 02:13 pm
Pension funds in Europe remain in limbo over the potentially damaging effects that a European financial transaction tax could have on their investments and participants' savings.
May 12, 2014
The Market Technicians Association, the professional organization of market analysts, recently announced Charles V. Bilello and Michael A. Gayed as the recipients of its 2014 Charles H. Dow Award.
May 12, 2014
A CFTC commissioner said the agency needs to invest more in technology to improve its surveillance of derivatives trading and plans to go to the traders themselves to seek their input.
May 07, 2014 | 02:14 pm
American Beacon Advisors hired AHL Partners, a subsidiary of Man Group, as a subadviser for a new mutual fund, the American Beacon AHL Managed Futures Strategy Fund.
May 05, 2014 | 03:08 pm
The New York Stock Exchange and two affiliated exchanges agreed to pay $4.5 million and re-evaluate their business practices to settle an enforcement action brought by the Securities and Exchange...
May 01, 2014 | 04:00 pm
Investors are almost as concerned with the impact of high-frequency trading and dark pools as insider trading on the efficiency of the stock market, according to the results of a survey of...
April 29, 2014 | 01:36 pm
Terrence Duffy, who as executive chairman of CME Group oversees the world's largest futures exchange, has a solution for those seeking to fix the U.S. stock market: Kill dark pools.