Is it Time to Tweak, Keep or Scrap Reg NMS?May 16, 2013The emphasis on speed, order protection, and technology that Regulation NMS brought to U.S. equities is analyzed in an indepth report by Tabb Group, which says it's time to debate the rule's effectiveness.
Lew Faces Grilling on Citigroup at US Senate HearingFebruary 13, 2013The top Republican lawmaker
vetting Jack Lew to serve as the U.S. treasury secretary on
Wednesday zeroed in on the nominee's work as an executive at
Citigroup as a possible conflict of interest for a job that
would make him the nation's chief financial reg
SEC taps Capitol Police Inspector General as Top WatchdogJanuary 25, 2013The U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission has selected a criminal investigator as the
agency's new top internal watchdog, a hire that comes just one
day after President Barack Obama tapped a former criminal
prosecutor to chair the SEC.
Investors Swarm into Stock ETFs Amid "Fiscal Cliff" Hopes—LipperNovember 30, 2012Investors in U.S.-based
funds have pumped the most new money into stock exchange-traded
funds since mid-September, while adding to bond funds amid
growing optimism U.S. lawmakers will avoid the looming "fiscal
cliff" of tax hikes and spending cuts.
ConvergEx Launches Portfolio AlgoOctober 19, 2011 ConvergEx is offering Spectrum, a new algo, to help portfolio managers precisely manage risk and cash balances, while executing in domestic dark venues.
Dow Jones Launches Venture Capital IndexOctober 29, 2010Dow Jones announced the launch of a new index designed to track changes in the market value of companies that are backed by U.S. venture capital firms.