The CFTC's new chair could reopen the controversial algo-trading rules—if he gets time.
A look at the massive tech projects (and legal battles) underway at the NYSE, which are being led by Stacey Cunningham.
While no one involved in the building of the stalled Consolidated Audit Trail is free from blame, Anthony says there are reasons to believe the CAT won’t ever materialize, regardless of the plan processor.
WatersTechnology investigates the torturous journey to create a stock-trading database for the US, and where the project goes from here.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.
The exchange settles after multiple investigations conducted into outages and systems issues over past several years.
The idea of self-regulation makes for a good soundbite, but the practicality of the matter leaves much to be desired.
AI is experiencing a renaissance, but some are concerned that it could carry hidden risks.
Digital currency exchange sets out criteria for admitting cryptocurrencies to trading.
UnaVista builds tool to simulate requirements of US markets project.
Digital currencies are going through birth pains as an asset class, but some believe they can become the next commodity of choice for traders
Everyone wants to point the finger at something, or someone, when it comes to flash crashes, but sometimes it's not that simple.
The British pound plummeted during the early hours of Asia's trading day Friday, but a clear cause of the crash has yet to be identified.
Bank of America subsidiary fined over inadequate trading controls leading to market disruptions between 2012 and 2014.
As Navinder Sarao fights extradition to the US, a new research report tries to pin down the reason as to why the Flash Crash happened. In the end, though, we still only have theories.
Dan DeFrancesco talks about why showing forbearance while waiting for the CAT might be best thing for the industry.
Thomas Sporkin and Timothy Coley lay out the business and regulatory arguments in favor of implementing the Consolidated Audit Trail in the US.
Recently published research from London-based capital markets consultancy GreySpark Partners has yielded a number of best practices designed to help sell-side firms manage a range of risks associated with their electronic trading activities.
Most Western exchanges have implemented safety measures to mitigate share-price swings, but others are beginning to experience the algorithmic troubles that brought trading firms to their knees in recent years. Kill switches and circuit breakers don’t…
While algorithms are far from sentient, Victor wonders what they would think about if they could.
In an article published in May, Waters explored the problematic task of performing market surveillance in automated, high-frequency trading environments. Another challenging area for algorithmic trading is that of risk management, when questions of risk…
Settling for a settled debate over high-frequency trading.
The New York Stock Exchange has filed a plan to withdraw its Liquidity Replenishment Points program (LRP), a way of halting momentum in volatile stocks, with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).