Nasdaq OMX Enhances UltraFeedApril 09, 2013Nasdaq OMX's UltraFeed now includes U.S. equity market depth data from Nasdaq, NYSE Euronext, Direct Edge and BATS exchanges combined into a single feed. .
Nasdaq's eSpeed Acquisition Gets Pro and Con ReactionsApril 03, 2013The exchange operator's plans to acquire the electronic trading platform for U.S. Treasury bonds and notes raised concerns with analysts at credit rating agencies. But the move will also diversify Nasdaq away from stocks into fixed income products.
Nasdaq, SharesPost to Set Up Market for Unlisted StocksMarch 06, 2013Nasdaq OMX Group Inc will form
a marketplace for trading in shares of unlisted companies in a
joint venture with small trading platform SharesPost Inc,
tapping into increasing investor interest in private firms.
Regulators Weigh Fixes After Trading DebaclesFebruary 20, 2013Exchanges and other trading platforms would have to perform tests to prevent software errors from unleashing havoc on the market under proposed rules being crafted by regulators.
Mini-Flash Crashes Continue To Fly Under The RadarNovember 19, 2012For no particular reason, events known as mini-flash crashes routinely happen in equities, as fat finger errors and faulty algos interact with HFT firms in the electronic market infrastructure.
Debate Over Market Data Fees to Resurface in Court CaseNovember 13, 2012Lawyers representing a group of brokers, bankers and money managers, along with tech giants, will deliver closing arguments today in a court case fighting new market data fees charged by stock exchanges.
SEC Left Computers Vulnerable to Cyber AttacksNovember 09, 2012Staffers at the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission failed to encrypt some of
their computers containing highly sensitive information from
stock exchanges, leaving the data vulnerable to cyber attacks,
according to people familiar with the matter.