COVER STORYGETCO's Arrival on the NYSE Floor Raises Tensions on the Buy Side
As GETCO raises its profile on the NYSE floor as a designated market maker, buy-side institutions worry about interacting with a high-frequency trading firm.
ALGORITHMIC TRADINGA New FIX for Algo Trading
Buy-side firms, broker-dealers and vendors get behind a new Financial Information eXchange protocol for deploying algorithms faster and more cost effectively.
DIRECTORYTransaction Cost Analysis Providers
AT's latest directory profiles the major transaction cost analysis vendors, both independent and broker-dealer services. It provides a description of each service, how data is collected, how frequently the data is distributed and more.
FROM THE EDITORControversy Breeds Change
With Goldman Sachs in the hot seat and regulators intensifying the push for financial reform, it's only a matter of time before big changes hit the Street.
MARKET INTELLIGENCEInstinet to Launch Corporate Access Platform, Changing Sell-Side Driven Process
Meet the Street will automatically match CEOs and CFOs with institutional investors.
Deutsche Bank's Super X Algo Hits the Street
Deutsche Bank's Autobahn Equity electronic trading business has launched its new Super X (Super Cross) algorithm to improve access to dark liquidity for its clients.
Study: HFT Benefits Traditional Trader
A new report from Woodbine Associates finds that high-frequency trading in general has improved execution quality and reduced volatility, enabling the more traditional investment trader to benefit from reduced execution costs and increased alpha preservation.
LARRY TABB'S STREET CREDFinancial Reform: A Colossal Failure of Leadership
The leaders of the financial industry are largely to blame for accelerating the financial crisis and bringing on the regulatory changes that it now faces, writes TABB Group founder and CEO Larry Tabb.
IVY SCHMERKEN'S AT THE CLOSEHigh-Frequency Trading Firms Step Out of the Shadows
In response to an SEC concept release, high-frequency trading firms are providing the regulator with an unprecedented inside look into their strategies.